Rail Union Calls For 2-Person Crews On Every Train In MNUnion railroad workers called for Minnesota legislators to pass laws requiring at least two-person crews on every train operating in the state. The Smart Transportation Union said that would increase safety at rail crossings and railroad yards.
Coon Rapids Man, 21, Missing In St. Croix River The Chisago County Sheriff's Department says there are crews searching the St. Croix River in Taylor Falls on a report of a person in the water. The report of a person in the water went out at 4:45 p.m., according to the sheriff's department.
Several Crews Assist With Overnight Fire In DeephavenOvernight, firefighters from several communities helped put out a fire in Deephaven. A fire alarm alerted them to the burning home on Lakeview Drive.
The Sunken Boat On St. Croix May Be Stuck There For A BitThe half-sunken houseboat on the St. Croix may be there for a while. After renting a crane from the Stillwater bridge construction site on Wednesday evening, crews started trying to hoist the cruise ship. But apparently a leak prohibited them from lifting it.
Weekend Road Construction Could Cripple Metro TrafficMnDOT's urging drivers to plan ahead this weekend due to several road construction projects around the metro. Highway projects include work on Highway 10 between West Main Street/Greenhaven Road and Seventh Avenue.
MnDOT: Sinkhole Has Highway 10 Partially ClosedAn Elk River sinkhole has the left lane of westbound Highway 10, just east of Main Street, closed, MnDOT said. Crews are working and the lane is expected to re-open by 4 p.m. Friday as the pavement needs more time to set because of the hot weather.
Crews Clearing Out St. Paul Log Jam, Could Complete It TodayA log jam at Raspberry Island near downtown St. Paul is finally being cleared. There had been a dispute between the city of St. Paul and the St. Paul Yacht Club as to who was responsible for cleaning up the debris. With the weight of the log jam pushing against the bridge, concerns arose over the bridge’s integrity. That's when the city decided to step in and foot the bill, which is an estimated $25,000.
Crews Called To Brooklyn Park FireFirefighters were called out overnight to put out a house fire in Brooklyn Park.
Downtown Mpls Parking Pay Stations Begin Coming Back OnlineMinneapolis officials say crews are currently working to fix on-street parking pay stations that have gone out of service in an area including most of downtown.
Sabo Bridge Reopens In MinneapolisAfter nearly a year of repairs, the Sabo Bridge is ready to reopen to traffic.
Xcel Crews To Help Restore Power In Sandy AreaXcel Energy Inc. is sending crews from Minnesota and other parts of its service area to the East Coast to help restore power in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
Crews Investigate Forest Lake FireFire officials are still on the scene of a house fire in Forest Lake.