| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:20 PM
PIERRE — An unusual circumstance came up in discussion by the Legislature’s Executive Board last week. Of the 35 men and women elected to the Senate for the new term that starts in January, there’s not a lawyer among them.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Professional Transportation, Inc. (PTI), a crew transportation services provider, announced plans Monday to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 100 new jobs by 2015.
The Evansville-headquartered company, which recently acquired Coach America's...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:54 PM
A Canadian Pacific Railroad freight car had to be moved after several of its wheels came off the tracks leaving the car blocking an intersection in west suburban Franklin Park, officials said.
The incident happened at about 4 p.m. today when crews were...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:45 PM
A piece of gravel thrown up by a truck cracked the windshield of Dick Gregerson’s car Thursday as he drove home to Sioux Falls on Interstate 90.
It was no way for a fellow to be treated after his final meeting as a member of the state...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:55 AM
A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according toPakistan'sCivil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor. No survivors have been...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:39 AM
A commercial airplane carrying at least 121 people crashed Friday in Rawalpindi just before it was to land at an airport in Islamabad, according to Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority, which cited poor weather as a possible factor.
The Bhoja Air Boeing...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Two adolscent boys suffered serious injuries when they jumped off a train box car near Fullerton Avenue and Pulaski Road in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
One is 14 years old and the...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 8:57 PM
PIERRE — The state Railroad Board faces some thorny financial decisions that could affect the potential growth in shipping of agricultural and forest commodities from Aberdeen, Kimball, Lake Preston and Rapid City.
Five companies have applied to...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
REDFIELD - Craig Johnson says he has high hopes that a sunflower processing facility in Redfield, S.D., that was built in 2010 by Anderson Seed Co. Inc., can reopen soon and take its place as an employer in the community of 2,300 people.
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Delays continued on Metra's Milwaukee District-West and North Central lines during the evening rush after a freight train derailed on the Northwest Side earlier today.
Even though crews were able to open one track within an hour, two trains have been...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 8:49 AM
A freight train derailment on the Northwest Side blocked all trains on the Milwaukee District-West Line for this morning, but Metra says crews were able to open one track within an hour.
A Canadian Pacific freight train coming off the Belt Railway near...