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September 1, 2017
Crews worked to remove a railroad overpass across Minnesota Highway 61 near Taconite Harbor late Thursday, Aug. 31, into Friday after it was hit and damaged by a truck. (Minnesota Department of Transportation photo)
After all-night effort, Highway 61 reopens
September 1, 2017 - 6:26pm
August 20, 2017
A car passes the clear plexiglass panels along a noise-barrier wall on Country Drive in Little Canada, Minn., next to Interstate 35E, on Friday. The wall was paid for by the owner of a local body shop, who wanted passing interstate traffic to be able to see his business. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has installed clear noise-barrier walls in two locations along freeways in the Twin Cities. (Bob Shaw / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Clear-plastic noise-barrier walls brighten neighborhoods along Twin Cities-area interstates
August 20, 2017 - 3:10pm
August 12, 2017
Minnesota State Trooper Jack Tiegs puts a hand-held laser to his eye to determine vehicle speed in St. Paul on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. After he stops cars he said he looks at what speed they were going, demeanor of the motorist, and their driving record before issuing a ticket or warning.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
We analyzed 224,915 Minnesota speeding tickets. See what we learned.
August 12, 2017 - 8:00am
We crunched the data. Here's how to avoid Minnesota State Patrol speeding tickets.
August 12, 2017 - 8:00am
How fast do you have to go to get a ticket on MN highways?
August 12, 2017 - 7:40am
Rush hour? Weekends? When are Minn. drivers most likely to get a ticket?
August 12, 2017 - 7:30am
Who gets the most speeding tickets? Men or women? Young or old?
August 12, 2017 - 7:20am
Minnesota State Trooper Jack Tiegs gets ready to pursue a speeding car after using his hand-held laser to determine vehicle speed in St. Paul on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State Patrol writing 80 percent more speeding tickets than just 3 years ago
August 12, 2017 - 7:10am
Minnesota State Trooper Jack Tiegs approaches a vehicle that was speeding in St. Paul on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. After he stops cars he said he looks at what speed they were going, demeanor of the motorist, and their driving record before issuing a ticket or warning. He gave this motorist a warning. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Pulled over for speeding? Here's a state trooper's perspective.
August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
July 23, 2017
Mike Wise (left) and Bobby Fischer (right) use ground penetrating radar under the supervision of Dave Maki (center) on July 14, 2017, on West Third Street in Duluth, Minn. GPR is one of the non-intrusive archeological methods being used to determine the boundries of the sacred burial grounds.  Mike Krebs / Forum News Service
Treading lightly: Non-intrusive methods used to chart Ojibwe burial grounds
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
July 21, 2017
More rural America scenes like this is a goal of rural congressmen. This is Minnesota 371 construction work in the summer of 2017 between Nisswa and East Twin Lake. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
July 21, 2017 - 12:36pm
July 13, 2017
Wind powers Minnesota's first 100 percent electric school bus, thanks to renewable energy credits. The eLion can travel 100 miles on a charge and meets or exceeds Minnesota's engine and safety standards, according to specs by manufacturer Lion Electric Co. of Quebec. Kara Hildreth / RiverTown Mulitmedia contributor
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
July 13, 2017 - 9:14am
May 30, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters Tuesday night, May 31, 2017, that they think the governor's veto of legislative funding is unconstitutional. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota Rep. Dean Urdahl of Grove City talks about a public works funding bill on Monday, May 1, 2017. He called the $600 million measure a "starting point." Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
April 21, 2017
More than 400 traffic cones, each representing a 2016 traffic death, sit in front of Wright County Sheriff Joe Haggerty on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, as he speaks to a gathering encourging Minnesota leaders to reach a deal on a transportation funding plan. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
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