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Girl, 16, Killed By Freight Train In Anoka Co.

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a train Sunday night. According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, the pedestrian was struck around 8:30 p.m. in Anoka County where the tracks cross North Ferry Street.

09/07/2014

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New Tool Aims To Prevent Future Train Derailments

Like an accordion of massive steel boxes, 15 empty freight cars lay piled Friday along a stretch of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad track. It’s BNSF’s mainline to the west coast, and it averages about 56 trains a day. Roughly twenty percent of that traffic is made up of the long tanker cars hauling heavy crude oil from North Dakota.

06/13/2014

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Train Crashes With FedEx Delivery Truck In Yellow Medicine County

Police said a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF freight train collided Friday afternoon in Yellow Medicine County. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s office responded to a 911 call that a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF train crashed around 2 p.m. Friday at the rail crossing with Yellow Medicine County Road 39.

03/14/2014

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Brainerd Snowmobiler Dies In Crash With Train

Authorities are investigating the death of a snowmobiler who collided with a train in Brainerd.

02/17/2014

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Crystal CEO Says Rail Slowdown Could Cost Millions

A slowdown in rail service is forcing American Crystal Sugar to cut back on production, something company officials said Wednesday could cost millions if the situation doesn’t improve.

01/29/2014

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Weather, Logistics Blamed For Northstar Train Delays

Many riders who depend on the Northstar Commuter Rail are frustrated. In four of the past five weekdays, some routes have had delays of 20 minutes or more, causing many passengers to arrive late to work or school.

01/29/2014

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Grand Forks Body ID’d As Student From Mpls.

Authorities have identified a body found in a Grand Forks rail yard as a University of North Dakota student from Minneapolis.

03/26/2012

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Train Derailment Causes Concern Over MN Infrastructure

From the backyard of his Fridley home, on the banks of Locke Lake, Ken Schultz has a front row seat to a spectacle that features heavy cranes, crawlers and fast working track crews.

07/18/2011

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Man Pinned Under Rail Car In Serious Condition

A man who had both of his legs pinned under a railroad car in Willmar, Minn. is in serious condition at St. Cloud Hospital, doctors said.

02/04/2011

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Worker Killed In Wisconsin Industrial Accident

Police say a man has died in an industrial accident at an iron ore facility in northwestern Wisconsin.

12/01/2010

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1 Person Killed In Wis. Industrial Accident

Police say one person has died in an industrial accident at an iron ore facility in northwestern Wisconsin.

12/01/2010

New Trial Ordered in Train Crash that Killed Four

  BNSF was ordered to pay 21.6 million dollars to families of four victims

09/14/2010

Train Derails In Western WI

Authorities are investigating a train derailment in Hager City, Wisconsin.

09/13/2010

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