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Semi Driver Charged For Passing School Bus, Nearly Hitting Girl

A 48-year-old semi-truck driver is accused of illegally passing a school bus in a May incident where he nearly hit a girl getting on the bus in Kandiyohi County, according to court documents.

08/14/2014

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6-Year-Old Otsego Girl Hit By Bus In Fair Condition

The young girl who was hit by a school bus in Otsego, Minn. on the last day of school has been listed in fair condition. Keira Devens, 6, was hit Thursday shortly after she exited the bus. It happened as the bus dropped students off at Padgett Avenue Northeast and 82nd Circle in Otsego.

06/06/2014

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Family Of Girl Nearly Hit By Semi Speaks Out

The young girl nearly hit by a semi truck that illegally passed a school bus late last week said she’s still shaken up from the incident. Sixth grader Alexis Schwartz said she’s trying to keep her mind off last Friday’s incident. “The semi came out of nowhere, almost like, just scared the heck out of me,” she said.

06/04/2014

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Semi Driver Who Nearly Hit Student Contacts Authorities

The semi-truck driver who almost hit a sixth grader while illegally passing a school bus last week made contact with law enforcement officials just hours after authorities asked the public to help find out who was behind the wheel.

06/03/2014

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Mpls. Food Truck Phenomenon Helps Other Local Businesses

This time of year, you can hardly walk along a downtown Minneapolis street without running into a food truck. When the city passed an ordinance easing restrictions on these mobile restaurants the food truck phenomenon took off. But the restaurants themselves aren’t the only ones seeing a boost.

05/31/2014

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Woman Struck, Injured By School Bus Near Target Field

A woman is in the hospital after being struck by a school bus in downtown Minneapolis early Thursday afternoon, according to police. Shortly after noon, the woman was hit by the bus near the intersection of 3rd Street North and 2nd Avenue North and was trapped underneath for a period of time.

05/29/2014

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Officials Apologizing After St. Paul Boy Was Left Sleeping On Bus

Officials with St. Paul Public Schools are apologizing after an 11-year-old boy was left sleeping on a bus. The incident happened last month at the end of the school day. The bus driver parked in the bus lot, but didn’t notice the sleeping student.

04/30/2014

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6-Year-Old Boy Hit By Vehicle Near Bus Stop ID’d

A 6-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle Monday morning while crossing the street to get to his school bus, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

03/17/2014

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Maple Grove Driver Saves Special Needs Students From Burning Bus

A veteran school bus driver is being credited with some quick thinking that may have saved the lives of his passengers. Alfred Lewis, 59, was transporting four special needs students to Elm Creek Elementary in Maple Grove around 8:20 a.m. Thursday morning.

03/06/2014

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Heavy Snow Takes Toll On Minn. School Bus Garage

Time and snow have taken their toll on a school bus garage in east-central Minnesota. Forest Lake Area Schools closed its bus garage this week because of structural concerns.

02/25/2014

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For 13 Years, Couple Spends Valentine’s Day With Widows

Many of us take time to celebrate love during the month of February but one Minnesota couple sees to it that love is still celebrated even after a heartbreaking loss.

02/19/2014

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1 Hurt After Car, School Bus Crash In Mounds View

Authorities are on the scene of an accident between a car and a school bus Wednesday morning in the north Twin Cities metro. Ramsey County Dispatch has confirmed that a crash happened Wednesday morning near Silver Lake Road and County Road H2 in Mounds View.

02/19/2014

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School Bus Rolls Over In Apple Valley

Rescue crews responded to the scene of a rollover bus crash in Apple Valley Wednesday morning. According to authorities in Dakota County, the crash happened on Pilot Knob Road and 147th Street at about 6:45 a.m.

02/12/2014

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14-Year-Old Charged After Stealing School Bus

The 14-year-old boy accused of stealing a school bus Monday and crashing it into a gas station has been charged. The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office charged the boy with felony motor vehicle theft and two charges of criminal damage to property in connection with the incident.

02/11/2014

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Car Hits School Bus In Burnsville, Minor Injuries

Authorities said a driver suffered minor injuries after a car got into an accident with a school bus Wednesday morning in the south Twin Cities metro. The crash happened at about 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 13 and County Road 11 in Burnsville.

02/05/2014

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