Clean-Up Follows After Train Derailment In Alma, Wis.Railway crews spent Sunday taking ethanol from derailed train cars after more than 20,000 gallons leaked into the Mississippi River. The derailment happened Saturday, two miles north of the town of Alma, Wis. Some of the 25 derailed cars were carrying ethanol.
Dayton Pens Scathing Letter To BNSF President Over Oil Trains In Twin CitiesGovernor Mark Dayton says he's deeply concerned about an increase in the number of oil trains traveling through heavily populated areas of the Twin Cities.
Authorities ID Man Killed In Minneapolis Rail Yard AccidentAuthorities have identified a man who died Monday in an accident while unloading track material at a facility in northeast Minneapolis.
Sheriff: Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Train In Coon RapidsA 31-year-old man was killed Sunday after being hit by a train in Coon Rapids, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the accident happened just after 1:30 p.m.
BNSF Officials: 32 Train Cars Derail In Otter Tail Co.Authorities say there are no injuries and no hazardous spills resulting from a train derailment on the Burlington Northern line in Otter Tail County. Sheriff's officials say 18 cars derailed about 6:30 a.m. along Highway 10 near Bluffton.
First Responders Awarded For Saving Boy Hurt By Train A St. Paul boy whose feet were severed by a moving train last summer got a chance to thank first responders Thursday. In August, Marshawn Robinson was playing by some tracks near his home as a moving train went by. He apparently slipped and fell, and both of his feet were severed near his ankles. Thursday, the emergency workers who were the first to provide medical care were honored by Regions Hospital. This was the first time since the accident that Marshawn had a chance to talk to the people who stood by him during the scariest time of his life. Officer Marshall Titus was the first to arrive on the scene.
Man Hit, Killed By Train In FridleyPolice in Fridley are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a train Monday night.
Northstar: Trains Won't Be Ready Tuesday AMNorthstar rail service will not be available Tuesday morning for its customers, but buses will be.
Train Derailment Near Brainerd Ties Up Main TrackBurlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is working Monday to clear a main track near Brainerd where 20 cars in a loaded coal train derailed.