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Decision on ‘Quiet Zones’ postponed

July 12, 2012 in EOT Focus

It will be at least another month before the Perham City Council takes any action on a proposal to make the town’s railroad crossings Quiet Zones. Continue Reading

Perham considers ‘Quiet Zones’ at railroad crossings

July 4, 2012 in DL-Online

City officials are considering making Perham a “Quiet Zone.” The designation would mean far less train noise, as crews would no longer be required to sound the horn at railroad crossings. Continue Reading

Democrats plan quiet event to endorse Klobuchar

May 31, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota Republicans a couple of weeks ago held a spirited, and sometimes raucous, convention to pick their U.S. Senate candidate. Democrats meet in Rochester Saturday in what is expected to be a quiet event. Continue Reading

Quiet zone goes into effect next week

December 23, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

In less than a week Jamestown should become a little quieter. The quiet zone is expected to go into effect on Dec. 28, and marks the culmination of nearly five years of work by city officials, according to Jeff Fuchs, city administrator.
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Jamestown gets federal OK for train ‘quiet zone’

November 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) – Jamestown has received federal permission to set up a “quiet zone” free of train horns. Continue Reading

Parking lots done; Quiet zone is next

November 5, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

Construction work on the parking lots in downtown Jamestown is over and the long process to establish a quiet zone at five railroad crossings through town has reached its last step.
City Administrator Jeff Fuchs said the quiet zone application is with the Federal Railroad Administration. In fact, he said, it’s been at the FRA longer than expected. Continue Reading