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Report: Rail Delays Cost Minnesota Farmers

A new report estimates that delays in railroad shipping have cost Minnesota corn, soybean and wheat farmers nearly $100 million. The report was released Thursday at a conference in Alexandria organized by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. Edward Usset of the University of Minnesota Center for Farm Financial Management estimates rail delays cost Minnesota corn growers $72 million from March to May. He puts the losses at $18.8 million for soybean growers and $8.5 million for wheat growers.

07/10/2014

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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Fall Colors On Scenic Railroad

The Department of Natural Resources says conditions are just right for a brilliant fall colors season this year.

09/17/2013

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Best Railroad Experiences In Minnesota For Kids

All aboard! Experience some of the best train-inspired events and attractions throughout Minnesota.

06/28/2013

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Tracks Reopen After Train Derails In South Minn.

Railroad tracks after reopened in the southern Minnesota town of Blue Earth after 17 cars derailed on a train carrying corn.

04/30/2013

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Important Places To The People Who Built Minneapolis

Minnesota is a state full of history. The population of Minneapolis expanded rapidly with the help of some great founders.

08/13/2012