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District 518 superintendent a finalist in superintendent search of another Minnesota school district
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Minn. arts legacy funds
Minn. fraudster's victims want money back to use for Hmong homeland in Southeast Asia
Third consecutive catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Lake Mille Lacs
Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
Rubie M. Buller
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Doors to a better place: After years of unrest, stability coming to group homes
Disheveled Theologian: It's your choice
Change in ‘milestone’ announcements takes effect March 31
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Birth: Hailey Jean DeGroot
Holtrop 60th anniversary
Smit 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 3, 2017
Train derailment spills 20,000 gallons of crude oil in Illinois
About 20,000 gallons of crude oil belonging to Exxon Mobil Corp was released after a Canadian National Railway Co freight train derailed on Friday at Plainfield, Illinois. The cause of the derailment was unknown, a filing with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday....
July 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
Several passengers injured when Amtrak train derails in Washington state
An Amtrak train with more than 250 people aboard derailed on Sunday near Puget Sound in Washington state, injuring several passengers, although...
July 3, 2017 - 7:59am
March 15, 2017
New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer
NEW YORK -- While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, March 9, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting...
March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
July 31, 2015
Column: It's by no means China in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — Through several years while I was growing up, we lived near the railroad tracks. When you think about it, half of Worthington still lives near the railroad tracks. Worthington’s main street rolls almost exactly to Worthington’s historic red brick depot. Certainly...
July 31, 2015 - 9:36pm
March 20, 2015
Minnesotans in oil train 'danger zones' urged to prepare
ST. PAUL — The 326,170 Minnesotans who live near railroad tracks carrying North Dakota crude oil should be prepared for a train accident, a state emergency management official says. “If you live by the train, people need to take some personal awareness of what’s around them,”...
March 20, 2015 - 9:50pm
December 7, 2014
Sibley celebrates Christmas traditions
December 7, 2014 - 8:12pm
March 26, 2014
MN transportation funding runs hot and cold
ST. PAUL — Fixing ice-cold roads and preventing red-hot railcars are Minnesota lawmakers’ transportation priorities. A House bill would provide $15 million to fill an abundant crop of potholes blamed on the severe winter, with another $20 million to repair and replace state snowplow...
March 26, 2014 - 8:13pm
December 4, 2011
Watching the trains
Justin Marco and his son Dominic, 4, of Sibley, Iowa, check out the Otter Valley Railroad display Saturday morning at the Osceola County Fairgrounds...
December 4, 2011 - 7:07pm
October 5, 2010
One crewman still hospitalized after Thursday's train collision
October 5, 2010 - 12:00pm
October 3, 2010
All aboard in Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa -- For 25 years, the Otter Valley Model Railroad has made its tracks in the basement of the open class building of the Osceola County...
October 3, 2010 - 9:48pm
April 8, 2010
Train depot is longtime Worthington landmark
WORTHINGTON -- As a gathering place during the heyday of passenger train transport and the locale for at least a few celebrity sightings, the...
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Historical society has 2009 Pipestone trains calendar
PIPESTONE -- Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a train buff? The Pipestone County Historical Society recently released the 2009 Heritage Calendar with the theme "Trains in Pipestone County," which would make a great gift or stocking stuffer. The calendar features memorable...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am