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Businesses search for alternative ways to move grain after rail bridge fire in Grand Forks
August 21, 2017 - 9:00am
GRAND FORKS, ND - Local businesses are already feeling burned as a result of the Friday, Aug. 18, fire. One company says they could be out $50,000....
Duluth-Superior aviation employment grew 39 percent since 2007; more workers needed
August 17, 2017 - 9:18am
DULUTH, Minn.—The Duluth-Superior aviation cluster has reached a comfortable cruising altitude, but it isn't done climbing yet. Local jobs...
Supreme Court slashes fees owed by ex-CEO to Cirrus Aircraft
August 17, 2017 - 8:25am
ST. PAUL—A wild reversal of fortunes took Alan Klapmeier from being the recipient of a $10 million verdict to owing more than $671,000 in a...
338 passengers on Amtrak train avoid injuries when train, truck collide in northern ND
August 11, 2017 - 8:57am
MINOT, N.D.—A westbound Amtrak train and a semi with a trailer carrying water collided on the tracks about 20 miles east of Minot early Thursday...
Toyota takes stake in Mazda, links up for $1.6 billion U.S. plant
August 4, 2017 - 10:54am
TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it planned to take a 5 percent share of smaller Japanese rival Mazda Motor Corp, as part of an alliance...
Cavalier Municipal Airport receives federal grant
July 25, 2017 - 10:33am
The North Dakota congressional delegation on Monday announced a $882,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation...
Official on derailment: Track failure ‘a matter of time’
July 18, 2017 - 10:36am
KIMBALL — Two days after a 14-car train derailment in central South Dakota, officials believe there’s nothing that could have been done differently...
Delta's profit tumbles on higher costs; passenger unit revenue rises
July 13, 2017 - 1:10pm
Delta Air Lines Inc on Thursday, July 13, reported a 21 percent drop in second-quarter profit because of sharply higher operating costs, despite...
Grand Forks Police see increased traffic complaints in front of new Starbucks
July 12, 2017 - 2:31pm
The Grand Forks Police Department has received several complaints of vehicles crossing the double yellow lines into the 600 block northbound...
Safety upgrades two years out for Grand Forks' crash corridor
July 12, 2017 - 9:05am
Many Grand Forks commuters end up on 32nd Avenue South each week. Most of the city's shopping and almost all of its big box stores are wedged...
Driving change: New growth brings more traffic
July 5, 2017 - 8:50am
As development in Grand Forks heads south, changes in traffic flow follow. Traffic counts, which are taken every two to three years, show there...
Enhanced security rules imposed for all flights to U.S.
June 29, 2017 - 9:04am
WASHINGTON - U.S. officials on Wednesday announced enhanced security and screening measures for all commercial flights to the United States,...
Southwest Airlines to scale down Cuba flights
June 28, 2017 - 3:19pm
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) said it would reduce the number of flights to Cuba, joining other U.S. airlines, as President Donald Trump's Cuba...
DTA to reopen downtown Duluth transportation center
June 28, 2017 - 11:40am
The Duluth Transit Authority is reopening its Duluth Transportation Center on Saturday. DTA bus operations were temporarily relocated onto Superior...
Google's parent wants Avis to manage its self-driving fleet
June 26, 2017 - 1:16pm
One of the nation's biggest rental-car companies will be supporting Alphabet's latest venture into self-driving cars, the two firms said Monday....