Dan Gunderson

Dan Gunderson

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
dgunderson@mpr.org


Dan Gunderson is based in Moorhead, Minn., and covers northwest Minnesota and North Dakota for MPR News. He joined Minnesota Public Radio in 1987. He enjoys covering a wide variety of issues and meeting the many interesting people in communities across northwest Minnesota and North Dakota. Dan lives in Moorhead with his wife and two children.

Dan Gunderson Feature Archive

Hugs and smiles
Five members of a Kurdish family arrived in Fargo Thursday night and joined a growing Kurdish community in Fargo-Moorhead. (11/21/2014)
Checking for flaws
The Canadian company runs hundreds of miles of pipeline in Minnesota and wants to build more. Its spill history is worrisome but Enbridge says it has learned from its errors. (11/20/2014)
A federal task force found American Indian children suffer from post-traumatic stress at the same rate as veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. (11/18/2014)
South Dakota-based Midcontinent Communications plans to offer gigabit Internet service to 600,000 homes and 55,000 businesses in the Upper Midwest communities it serves. (11/17/2014)
The Cass County Sheriff's office said two trains traveling at very low speeds have derailed in rural Casselton. Two trains derailed outside Casselton last year. (11/14/2014)
Minnesota's agricultural exporters are having a hard time moving their products to the international market. Labor contract disputes at West Coast seaports and railroad congestion have slowed shipping. (11/13/2014)
The resignation comes after a review found that police department discipline policies were causing low morale. (11/10/2014)
Delays in coal deliveries have cut plant operations and that means consumers pay more for electricity, local utilities say. (11/04/2014)
Drivers spend more than 90 hours a day waiting for trains on just one Moorhead street. Officials have fixes in mind but don't yet know how to pay for them. (10/29/2014)
Farmers can use the funds to plant bee-friendly wild flowers. Officials hope the investment will aid efforts to curb colony collapse. (10/29/2014)
During Wednesday's debate, Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said he has worked with Republicans. State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, tried to tie him to the president. (10/22/2014)
Honey bee deaths are generating new demand for seed mixes to grow habitat for pollinating insects. Observers say that's good for the seed business and the environment. (10/06/2014)
Inaccurate cargo lists on trains could leave residents and emergency responders vulnerable to spills of hazardous chemicals. (09/23/2014)
The body matches the physical description and clothing of Tom Bearson, police said Tuesday afternoon. (09/23/2014)
Minnesota and North Dakota officials says that unless railroads do more to address late-arriving trains, farmers and businesses will pay the price - especially at harvest time. (09/04/2014)