Iowa School Bus Driver Quits Midway Through RouteAn Iowa school district had to dispatch a second bus and driver to pick up students because the first driver quit midway through her morning route.
Bigger Call Center Staff Makes Back-To-School Easier In Mpls.Last year, the district's call center experienced problems with long wait times and some parents' questions left unanswered. This year, the number of call center staffers doubled from an average of eight to 16. Some also speak different languages to help address issues.
State Patrol: 16 Hurt After Car Hits School Bus Head-OnThe head of a nonprofit says none of the children aboard a bus taking them to a Head Start program was seriously hurt when a car crashed head-on into the bus. In all, 16 people were injured in the crash.
Robbinsdale To Provide Real-Time School Bus Tracker AppStudents and parents in Robbinsdale Area Schools are getting a hi-tech way to catch the school bus. The district is introducing a web-based GPS application called MyStop, which allows users to track a bus' route map in real time, and gives estimated arrival times for individual stops.
Grandfather Recounts Grandson’s Runaway Bus OrdealThe grandfather of one of the kids caught on a runaway school bus says he can't believe no one was hurt. On Wednesday afternoon, dash cam video captured an Isle school bus driving erratically. At one point the bus goes in the ditch, and then somehow drives back out.
Kids Survive 14 Minutes On A Runaway BusEleven kids are OK after quick thinking stopped a runaway school bus Wednesday afternoon in Aitkin County. A sheriff's deputy spotted the bus weaving when the bus driver was having a medical emergency and couldn't pull over. "It was one of those things you don't see every day," Sheriff Scott Turner said.
Sheriff: No Students Hurt After Bus Driver Suffers Medical EmergencyOfficials in northern Minnesota said state troopers had to use a tire deflation device on a school bus Wednesday afternoon after the driver suffered a medical emergency.
1 Child, School Bus Driver Injured In Hibbing CrashA school bus driver and a child were injured when a sedan crashed into their bus Tuesday morning in Hibbing. The crash happened just after 7 a.m. on Highway 5 near Townline Road, according to the Hibbing Fire Department.
Funeral Set For Driver Of School Bus In Train CollisionFuneral services have been scheduled for the driver of a Larimore school bus who died when the bus collided with a freight train.
Officials: School Bus, Car Collide In Anoka Co. A car crash occurred between a car and school bus Friday afternoon in Anoka County, according to city officials. Anoka County officials said the bus was from the Oak Grove School District. The crash happened a little after 2:40 p.m. Friday.
Semi Driver Charged For Passing School Bus, Nearly Hitting GirlA 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.
6-Year-Old Otsego Girl Hit By Bus In Fair ConditionThe 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.