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February 23, 2015
Perham man hurt in car-train accident recovering at Fargo hospital
A Perham man who was hurt in a head-on car-train collision in town last Tuesday is in recovery at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D. Alec Scott Bjerke, 21, was seriously injured when his car was struck by a Burlington Northern Santa Fe tanker train on the west side of Perham, near...
news / accidents
February 23, 2015 - 12:58pm
January 22, 2015
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
In Minnesota, the week should not pass without residents taking note of a report on the state’s readiness for an oil-train or pipeline accident. Why? Because the public-safety workers themselves call their own readiness “below moderate,” and “none of the responders rated...
opinion / commentary
January 22, 2015 - 3:02pm
December 18, 2014
What if a train derailment happened in Perham?
After the train derailment near Bluffton earlier this month, a lot of people were shaking their heads and saying things like, “That’s too close to home,” wondering, “What if that had happened here?” And what if it had? What if those 32 freight cars had jumped the tracks...
news / local
December 18, 2014 - 5:20pm
April 2, 2014
Perham officials fear dangerous results from never-ending rail traffic
Every day, as many as 10 oil trains a day leave North Dakota and six to eight travel through Minnesota. They pass through places like Perham, a town of 3,000 in the heart of lakes country. The town may be small, but it is bustling with activity. On one side of the railroad tracks...
news / local
April 2, 2014 - 1:58pm
November 15, 2013
Quiet Zone plans keep chugging along
Perham city staff will be running some numbers over the next few weeks to determine what a Quiet Zone might cost the town’s taxpayers. Once those estimates are in hand, city leaders plan to take a hard look at their options. At a city council meeting Tuesday, councilors said...
news / local
November 15, 2013 - 1:05pm
November 7, 2013
Perham still on track to consider Quiet Zone
A consulting group has laid out its recommendations for turning downtown Perham into a Quiet Zone, and the city may soon start making decisions about which course to take. At a meeting of city leaders last Wednesday, Richard Lane, a representative of SRF Consulting Group of Fargo,...
news / local
November 7, 2013 - 3:50pm
July 13, 2011
Trouble on the tracks: Crash survivor warns of dangerous crossing near Richville, Minn.
For years, Earl Gordon has been concerned about the train crossing south of his seasonal home on Lake Marion. Having to drive over the tracks...
local / accidents / news
July 13, 2011 - 3:00pm