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Chatter: Transportation Funding May Be on the Move
Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have remained so far apart on the issue for years that little has been done to ...
4/24/17 at 8:42 AM Senate Votes to Limit Local Power on Minimum Wage, Related Issues 4/21/17 at 9:51 AM
Governor Expects GOP Transportation Plan to Win as Negotiations Begin 4/19/17 at 8:39 AM
Historic Bridges: Management, Regulations and Rehabilitation: Seminars in Texas and Oregon
MADISON (WI)/ MINNEAPOLIS (MN)/ AUSTIN (TX)/ PORTLAND (ORE)- Historic bridges represent a significant portion of the history of American architecture and infrastructure. Its unique...
3/2/17 at 11:16 PM Times Beach Bridge: Time Is Ticking for This Historic Bridge 7/4/16 at 6:46 AM
Hulton Bridge Brought Down by Explosives 1/26/16 at 3:34 PM
St. Louis Bay Bridge
Last fall, the News Tribune produced a "premium section" for its print subscribers, focused on the maritime heritage of the Twin Ports. As part of that section, I compiled a history of all the bridge...
1/17/17 at 1:59 PM Duluth's Seven Corners 4/21/15 at 5:09 PM
Interstate Bridge, 1961 5/9/13 at 6:11 AM
NDDOT Attaches Ridiculous Fiscal Note to Bill to Increase the Speed Limit
Before the Legislature in Bismarck for this session are two bills to increase North Dakota's speed limits. One is SB2057, introduced by Senator Lonnie Laffen, a Republican from Grand Forks, to raise ...
1/16/17 at 9:41 AM North Dakota DOT Did Receive Civil Rights Complaint About Red Tomahawk Highway Signs Before Changing Them 8/9/16 at 2:53 PM
Transportation Symposium Wednesday Focus on Smart Tools
Hear about the new smart tools to help make active transportation even easier. You can save some cash and time moving around downtown. Swing by for Wednesday's Transportation Symposium to learn how. ...
12/13/16 at 7:58 AM Wednesday, Learn How to Save Gas and Cash Getting Around Downtown. 12/12/16 at 8:40 AM
Move More, Spend Less, Stress Less = Happy Camper 12/9/16 at 10:02 AM
Business Services at a Glance
Generally, in the world of education, business services is synonymous with finance/accounting. With an operating budget of more than $150,000,000, that is certainly a main component of Fargo Public Sc...
10/15/16 at 8:50 AM “The Wheels on the Bus… 10/1/16 at 9:01 AM
Busiest Time for Fargo Schools May Surprise You 9/12/15 at 7:10 AM
The announcement is making the rounds. "Minneapolis is only U.S. city on worldwide bike-friendly list" A Minnesota citymaking a heralded list of 20 Most Bike-friendly Cities on the Planet has ...
6/6/15 at 8:16 AM The Saga of the Stuck Bus 4/13/14 at 9:31 AM
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 12:49 AM Caution urged during North Dakota’s largest road construction season ever 5/30/13 at 11:05 PM
Bill targets speeders with out-of-state license plates 1/16/13 at 10:39 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 10:53 AM North Dakota big game transportation rules 9/5/13 at 8:09 AM
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 3:52 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 4:08 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 7:00 AM Mini Marathon sparsely but enthusiastically attended 10/12/10 at 12:08 PM
Meeting of interest to cyclists
Heres a press we just received from the state Transportation Department that may be of interest to some of you. As people interested in an alternate form of transportation, cyclists need to take advan...
2/23/12 at 5:15 PM
Thanks for telling us how to drive, (....)!
It is a site that none of us wanted to see after 2008, the year of the economic collapse. At about this time last year, we were dealing with $4 a gallon gas in a time span between Easter and Labor Day...
4/21/11 at 4:36 PM
Dan Bacon named Minnesotaâ€™s transportation administrator of the year
During the height of the 2009 Red River Valley flood, Dan Bacon worked around the clock as part of the team that helped save the City of Moorhead. Bacon, director of property services and transportati...
2/3/10 at 4:04 PM