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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

Belfield zoning board questions new codes

January 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Belfield Planning and Zoning Board members want to define what constitutes a single home and establish a limit on the number of individuals who can live there.
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Alex Swim Club: Three swimmers place at Zone competition

August 9, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

All three reached the finals in one event Continue Reading

The Laker 2011 Class generates three state championships

March 14, 2011 in DL-Online

Back in 2006, one of the best crops of senior athletes came out of Detroit Lakes.
That Laker class produced four high-quality athletes who went on to collegiate success, with three of them on the D-I level and all left the halls of DLHS as one of the best in their sports of all time. Continue Reading

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

In the Zone: Twins have a different approach to playoffs this time around

September 17, 2010 in DL-Online

Despite recent history of the Twins simply dominating the White Sox the latest example, a sweep over the Chi-Town product to go 13-5 against them this season the Minnesota players said they would switch places with their Chicago counterparts.
The main reason? A World Series ring. Continue Reading

In the Zone: Journalist ethics went out the window with latest Favre report

August 6, 2010 in DL-Online

“Don’t shoot the messenger” has been an adage used by journalists when reporting controversial subjects, in essence saying the media is only reporting the facts of the story, not making them up.
But with the latest saga of the long-going Brett Favre Circus, the sports reporters have committed one of the deadly sins of journalism they are getting involved in the story. Continue Reading

A little more peace and quiet in Medora

August 5, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

After an 18-month process, trains passing through Medora may be a bit less audible as railroad crossing quiet zones go into effect today.
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