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Fosston bus driver threatens lawsuit after Facebook video

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

FOSSTON — A Fosston school bus driver who allegedly condoned bullying on his route is speaking out and pursuing possible legal action.

Oran Underdahl, 73, said in a Monday statement that he is evaluating whether he has a legal claim for defamati…continue reading on dglobe.com

New completion date set for District 518 bus garage

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Despite several setbacks over the past year, District 518 is moving forward with the completion of its bus garage.

Last April, in an effort to lower transportation costs and get more competitive contract bids, the district purchase…continue reading on dglobe.com

No injuries in Brandon Valley school bus crash

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Minnehaha County authorities say no one was hurt when a Brandon Valley school bus collided with a pickup truck.

The crash happened at an intersection just north of Sioux Falls about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday. There were 12 student…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

No injuries in Brandon Valley school bus crash

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Minnehaha County authorities say no one was hurt when a Brandon Valley school bus collided with a pickup truck.

The crash happened at an intersection just north of Sioux Falls about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday. There were 12 student…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Stop for the buses: Children put at risk by drivers who ignore the law

September 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

A 2009 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, the latest available, states that on average 19 children die in school transportation-related accidents each year. Harlow’s Bus Service manager Burton Lewton and his crew in Dickinson are worried that Dickinson Public Schools students will become part of that statistic if area drivers don’t start following the law and stopping for in-service school buses. Continue Reading

What should drivers do when they see school bus lights flash

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Wanted: Bus stop for Jamestown

May 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN Jefferson Lines officials are trying to offer intercity bus service through Jamestown but can’t until it finds a location for its buses to stop. Continue Reading

Bus barn blueprint

April 30, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

To save money, District 518 will build its own garage for school busesWORTHINGTON In an effort to get more competitive quotes and to have a money-saving asset, District 518 is moving forward with constructing a new bus garage. Continue Reading

New bus purchased by Osakis School Board

April 23, 2013 in The Osakis Review

A new school bus will join the Osakis School District fleet for fall 2013. The School Board voted at the Monday, April 8 meeting to spend $88,177.02 for the new 77-passenger bus.
Two buses will be traded in on the purchase; bus no. 9 for $1,500, and bus no. 15 for $2,500. Continue Reading

New bus company for 518

April 16, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

School board approves contract starting in fallWORTHINGTON After much discussion among the board members at Tuesday’s board meeting, the District 518 School Board voted unanimously to accept Bud’s Bus Service as the transportation company, beginning in the fall. Continue Reading