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Group floats idea of a ferry across Lake Sakakawea
WILLISTON, N.D. A ferry to float vehicles across Lake Sakakawea could relieve traffic on overburdened Oil Patch highways, says a group working to plan western North Dakotas future. Members of the Vis...
3/8/14 at 1:49 AM Caution urged during North Dakota’s largest road construction season ever 5/31/13 at 12:05 AM
Bill targets speeders with out-of-state license plates 1/16/13 at 11:39 AM
Minnesota could face oil transportation disaster loss ‘on massive scale’
By Don Davis Public safety officials across Minnesota lose sleep at night over the possibility of major crude oil transportation disasters such as ones last year in North Dakota and Quebec. That is w...
2/27/14 at 5:33 PM White House releases transportation fact sheet before Obama St. Paul appearance 2/26/14 at 12:10 PM
State to consider oil disaster aid 2/19/14 at 7:00 PM
Twin Spans in Minnesota: The Answer
And now to the answer to the question of Twin Spans in Minnesota, which is in connection with the recently published article on the Winona Bridge (see here). Some people may contest to the fact that...
10/23/13 at 6:52 AM Winona Bridge to receive a sister 10/18/13 at 8:10 AM
Iowa Transportation Heritage Quiz I: The Answers 9/2/13 at 12:28 AM
With the non-resident opener today in North Dakota I've had a number of questions on legal transportation requirements. Here it is: Transportation and Storage License holders must accompany th...
9/28/13 at 11:53 AM North Dakota big game transportation rules 9/5/13 at 9:09 AM
2013 Legislative session wraps up
By Business Manager Broc Lietz At approximately 4:30 a.m., Saturday, May 4, the 2013 legislative session drew to a close. The North Dakota Legislature meets for a maximum of 80 days every other year,...
5/9/13 at 12:10 PM A New Tool for Transport 10/19/10 at 4:38 PM
Interstate Bridge, 1961
As with the previous post on the bear in the boat, this one features a reader-submitted photo from years back that was left in the News Tribune files. The photo, credited to C.F. Sager of Duluth and ...
5/9/13 at 7:11 AM Aerial view of West Duluth, 1970 4/8/13 at 6:36 PM
Superior Street before the I-35 tunnels, 1983 10/14/12 at 8:31 PM
For loan: Vans with access for wheelchair users
If you haveever needed to use a wheelchair, or if you use one regularlyy now,you know how challenging travel can be. Perhaps you just want tomake an appointment across town orattend a local event. Ma...
3/14/13 at 4:52 PM
As soon as the temps warm up...
A few weeks ago when I noted that gas was down to $2.99 a gallon, I was a little excited at the prospect. I realize that being excited that gas is down to $2.99 is a sad statement about how far remove...
2/7/13 at 9:51 PM Hallelujah! 12/17/11 at 10:34 PM
Public Input Meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Campus Road Bridge set for Dec. 4
A Public Input Meeting will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl, 2901 University Ave, to discuss proposed improvements to the bridge over the English Coul...
11/28/12 at 5:08 PM
Bicyclists: a moving population
By: KRISTIN KIRTZ FARGO, N.D. As more and more people start looking to bicycling as a main mode of transportation, some Fargo community members are hoping to make Fargo a more bike friendly city. ...
10/9/12 at 8:00 AM Mini Marathon sparsely but enthusiastically attended 10/12/10 at 1:08 PM
Helicopters these days are unnecessarily bulky, overly detailed, and too heavily weaponized. Especially if youre trying to draw one. I set out to draw a helicopter for my son. The M*A*S*...
10/4/12 at 11:38 AM
On Monday, September 24th, I attended the Transportation Finance Advisory Committee (TFAC) in St. Paul. As I had explained in earlier columns, TFAC is a group of individuals who are exploring innovat...
9/26/12 at 10:38 AM SENATOR JOE GIMSE AND MNDOT COMMISSIONER TO DISCUSS CORRIDOR COLLABORATIVES AT MEETING IN WILLMAR 9/6/12 at 1:54 PM
SENATOR JOE GIMSE SELECTED TO BE CHIEF AUTHOR OF FLOOD RELIEF BILL 8/1/12 at 10:37 AM
$4.00 gas got you down? Check out today's free Bike Summit
Doors open at 9:30, free admission and lunch as we learn to bike safely and share the road. Pedal over and check out Fargo/Moorheads first ever Bicycle Summit Saturday at Fargo South High School to le...
9/15/12 at 8:42 AM Fargo to kick tires on bike sharing system B-Cycle 7/24/11 at 10:01 AM
WSJ article: North Dakota Universities attracting students from all over the nation 7/17/11 at 8:42 AM
Plane, pilot go missing near Duluth
Searchers are looking for a missing pilot and plane near Duluth. The Civil Air Patrol says the plane described as a white twin-engine Piper PA-31 Navajo with red and blue striping with one person...
6/11/12 at 7:10 AM
VIDEO INSIDE: Local, state leaders say longterm transportation bill necessary to meet infrastructure needs
WEST FARGO North Dakota communities cant plan for long-term infrastructure demands without the security of having a federal highway bill in place, local and state leaders testified today before a...
4/5/12 at 3:36 PM DOT to farmers: No new, impractical regulations on ag transportation 8/11/11 at 3:25 PM
Federal proposal could add regulations to agricultural travel 7/30/11 at 7:00 AM