Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    BNSF gets down to cleaning up really old toxic crap

    Image: Simon Standgaard​This just in from the better-late-than-ever department: Burlington Northern Santa Fe has agreed to finish cleaning up a patch of Anoka County real estate it first soiled with drums of powdered lead arsenate after a train wreck in 1963. It's not as if BNSF has put off c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Burlington Northern Santa Fe says 4 lives not worth $6 million each

    A lawyer for the families of the dead says the jury was well within precedent in its award.

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    A 1-mile bike path with a $9.2 million price tag

    Minneapolis is all about biking, but the latest plan to connect existing paths into one (more) complete system has some in the city a little shocked.

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Reservoir Dog Days

    The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek

  • News

    February 7, 2007
  • News

    September 6, 2006


    The end of the line: Burlington Northern track, north Minneapolis

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2006

    Deal or no deal?

    Stadium expert Neil deMause on the Twins ballpark: "Could go down as one of the great taxpayer muggings of all time"

  • News

    August 11, 2004

    The Real Grand Excursion

    A hardy band of travelers light out for the big easy

  • News

    August 13, 2003

    Life on the Mississippi

    Portraits of the urban river in words and pictures

  • News

    September 6, 2000

    Arrested Development

    City officials say the head of the Frogtown Action Alliance is dodging them. Two former employees say he sexually harassed them. Leaders in the struggling St. Paul neighborhood fear Shem Shakir's bad karma is contagious.

  • Music

    August 26, 1998

    Set It Off

    A St. Paul hip-hop crew looks to the next stage

  • News

    June 10, 1998

    The Last Picture Show

    Movie theaters used to have majestic screens, rocking chairs, and real butter. Some still do.

  • News

    April 1, 1998
  • News

    September 24, 1997

    Trail of Fear

    Bryn Mawr neighborhood association president Chris Bacon says the public-input process for a proposed bikeway has turned into "a major pain in the ass." City officials think they've found a cure: closed-door, invitation-only meetings.

  • News

    January 29, 1997

    PC or not PC: That is the Question at the MPD

    Cops, hard-ons, and the First Amendment

  • News

    July 24, 1996