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Railroads show on-time improvement

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO, N.D. — The region’s two Class I railroads — BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway — are reporting improved status on late cars, and CP has proposed a major merger to bypass an infamous Chicago bottleneck blamed for last winter’s …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Railroads show on-time improvement

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO, N.D. — The region’s two Class I railroads — BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway — are reporting improved status on late cars, and CP has proposed a major merger to bypass an infamous Chicago bottleneck blamed for last winter’s …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Down the pipes: City of New England seeks to improve water, sewage

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — Water in New England doesn’t flow. It seeps.
Some of the water infrastructure is so dated that copper pipes that used to be four inches wide have corroded to only two inches.
The city’s water and sewer systems were built in 1947…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lewis & Clark in Senate bonding bill for $13 million

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian said he believed the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System would receive a significant amount of money once the Senate bonding bill was released. 

When the final projects included in the $1 billion…continue reading on dglobe.com

SD board OKs studies on roads, wine distribution

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative board approved two summer studies Wednesday, one on financing for roads and bridges and another to consider alcohol distribution laws — both of which will likely lead to proposed legisl…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Bonding bill ‘inadequate,” author says

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could no…continue reading on dglobe.com

Bonding bill ‘inadequate,” author says

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could no…continue reading on dglobe.com

Legislature gives money to railroad rehab project from Chamberlain west

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — A $7.2 million appropriation to help rehabilitate the stretch of state-owned railroad line from Chamberlain to Lyman, including the bridge over the Missouri River, won final approval legislative approval Wednesday.

The House of Represen…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Legislature gives money to railroad rehab project from Chamberlain west

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — A $7.2 million appropriation to help rehabilitate the stretch of state-owned railroad line from Chamberlain to Lyman, including the bridge over the Missouri River, won final approval legislative approval Wednesday.

The House of Represen…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Obama draws a big crowd in St. Paul: President outlines $302 billion transportation improvements plan

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — President Barack Obama came to St. Paul on Wednesday to showcase the city’s refurbished Union Depot transit hub as an example of the kinds of transportation development he wants for the rest of the nation.
“This project symbo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com