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August 20, 2017
A car passes the clear plexiglass panels along a noise-barrier wall on Country Drive in Little Canada, Minn., next to Interstate 35E, on Friday. The wall was paid for by the owner of a local body shop, who wanted passing interstate traffic to be able to see his business. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has installed clear noise-barrier walls in two locations along freeways in the Twin Cities. (Bob Shaw / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Clear-plastic noise-barrier walls brighten neighborhoods along Twin Cities-area interstates
August 20, 2017 - 3:10pm
August 19, 2017
The North Dakota Motor Carriers Association elected Melissa Dixon as president during its annual convention in late May. Dixon has more than 20 years experience working with those in the industry, including through her her current role as president of Dixon Insurance Inc. and sister organization Interstate Truck Licensing in Fargo.Dave Wallis / The Forum
Driving force: Fargoan becomes first female president of ND trucking industry organization
August 19, 2017 - 10:16am
August 12, 2017
Minnesota State Trooper Jack Tiegs puts a hand-held laser to his eye to determine vehicle speed in St. Paul on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. After he stops cars he said he looks at what speed they were going, demeanor of the motorist, and their driving record before issuing a ticket or warning.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
We analyzed 224,915 Minnesota speeding tickets. See what we learned.
August 12, 2017 - 8:00am
We crunched the data. Here's how to avoid Minnesota State Patrol speeding tickets.
August 12, 2017 - 8:00am
How fast do you have to go to get a ticket on MN highways?
August 12, 2017 - 7:40am
Rush hour? Weekends? When are Minn. drivers most likely to get a ticket?
August 12, 2017 - 7:30am
Who gets the most speeding tickets? Men or women? Young or old?
August 12, 2017 - 7:20am
Minnesota State Trooper Jack Tiegs gets ready to pursue a speeding car after using his hand-held laser to determine vehicle speed in St. Paul on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
State Patrol writing 80 percent more speeding tickets than just 3 years ago
August 12, 2017 - 7:10am
Minnesota State Trooper Jack Tiegs approaches a vehicle that was speeding in St. Paul on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. After he stops cars he said he looks at what speed they were going, demeanor of the motorist, and their driving record before issuing a ticket or warning. He gave this motorist a warning. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Pulled over for speeding? Here's a state trooper's perspective.
August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
July 23, 2017
Mike Wise (left) and Bobby Fischer (right) use ground penetrating radar under the supervision of Dave Maki (center) on July 14, 2017, on West Third Street in Duluth, Minn. GPR is one of the non-intrusive archeological methods being used to determine the boundries of the sacred burial grounds.  Mike Krebs / Forum News Service
Treading lightly: Non-intrusive methods used to chart Ojibwe burial grounds
July 23, 2017 - 6:00am
July 21, 2017
More rural America scenes like this is a goal of rural congressmen. This is Minnesota 371 construction work in the summer of 2017 between Nisswa and East Twin Lake. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
July 21, 2017 - 12:36pm
July 13, 2017
Wind powers Minnesota's first 100 percent electric school bus, thanks to renewable energy credits. The eLion can travel 100 miles on a charge and meets or exceeds Minnesota's engine and safety standards, according to specs by manufacturer Lion Electric Co. of Quebec. Kara Hildreth / RiverTown Mulitmedia contributor
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
July 13, 2017 - 9:14am
July 11, 2017
T07.12.2016 -- Steve Kuchera -- kucheraFLOOD0713c7 -- Trout Brook flows through where it washed out Wisconsin Highway 13 near North York on Tuesday. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
1 year later, Wisconsin communities rebuild after disastrous flood
July 11, 2017 - 9:41am
May 30, 2017
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, left, and Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka tell reporters Tuesday night, May 31, 2017, that they think the governor's veto of legislative funding is unconstitutional. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
May 30, 2017 - 8:14pm
May 12, 2017
A TapJets Inc. jet is ready for flight in front of Fargo maintenance hangars. (TapJets / Special to Forum News Service)
'Uber of private jets' sets up in Fargo thanks to business-friendly government, helpful local FAA office
May 12, 2017 - 7:44pm
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