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Railway Company Employee Killed In Unloading Incident

A freight transportation company says one of its employees died Monday morning while unloading track material in northeast Minneapolis.

05/25/2015

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Train, Truck Collide Near New Prague

A Union Pacific train collided with a truck Tuesday afternoon near New Prague.

05/19/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York that derailed late last night May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

4 Things To Know: Fatal Amtrak Derailment, Tsarnaev Latest & More

From a fatal Amtrak derailment to the latest in the Boston bombing trial, these are the four things to know for Wednesday, May 13.

05/13/2015

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Latest Train Derailment Has Minn. Lawmakers Looking At Prevention

The train derailment and fire Wednesday, which forced the evacuation of a nearby small town, was the fifth this year involving North Dakota trains.

05/06/2015

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Blaine Dog Who Survived Being Hit By Train Dies After Surgery

Chase, the dog from Blaine who survived being hit by a train this past weekend, passed away after surgery Tuesday evening.

03/31/2015

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Funeral Set For Driver Of School Bus In Train Collision

Funeral services have been scheduled for the driver of a Larimore school bus who died when the bus collided with a freight train.

01/08/2015

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High-Speed Passenger Rail Planned From Twin Cities To Duluth

Some 20,000 to 30,000 vehicles a day make the drive up Interstate 35, between the Twin Cities and Duluth. They are largely students, business people and tourists heading up to the North Shore.

12/09/2014

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CBS’ ‘A Home For The Holidays’ Announces Performers

This year, Jennifer Hudson and Train will appear along with others to share uplifting stories about children from foster care.

11/20/2014

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MN Man Arrested With 17 Lbs. Of Marijuana On Amtrak

An Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of marijuana-infused edibles and some hashish.

10/20/2014

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Cities Begin New Training For Hazardous Material Transportation

For the first time, Minnesota cities are required to partner with the state for safety training on the transportation of oil and other hazardous materials.

10/09/2014

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Police: Man, 26, Critical After Falling From Railroad Bridge

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was found injured near railroad tracks in Middleville Township early Wednesday morning. According to authorities, Wright County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:35 a.m. reporting a trespasser on the railroad tracks near County Road 5 SW and 51st Street SW in Middleville Township.

10/01/2014

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Dayton Asks For Added ND Oil Train Safety

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants added safety measures for oil trains leaving North Dakota. Dayton made the request Tuesday in a letter to North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple.

09/23/2014

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Dodge Center Man Dies After Car Collides With Train

A 56-year-old man died Saturday evening in southern Minnesota after a car collided with a train. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office said the collision happened around 8 p.m. at the railroad crossing on 4th Avenue Southeast in Dodge Center.

09/21/2014

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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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Man Seriously Injured By Train Identified

A 55-year-old man seriously injured by a train in central Minnesota Wednesday has been identified. The incident happened in Sauk Rapids at around 5 p.m. at the railroad crossing at 1945 Benton Drive, the local police department said.

08/07/2014

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Cops: Man Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Train

A 55-year-old Sauk Rapids man suffered serious injuries Wednesday evening after being hit by a train.The incident happened in Sauk Rapids at around 5 p.m. at the railroad crossing at 1945 Benton Drive, the local police department said.

08/06/2014

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Green Line Collides With Car In St. Paul

The METRO Green Line light-rail train collided with a car in St. Paul, Minn. Monday night. According to Metro Transit officials, the train and the car hit at 8:20 p.m. at the intersection of University Avenue and N. Hampden Avenue.

06/16/2014

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Train Hits Juvenile In North Metro

A child suffered broken bones Thursday after being hit by a slow-moving freight train while playing on the tracks, officials say.

06/12/2014

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After 3 Crashes, Officials Work To Educate Public On Green Line Safety

The Metro Green Line is not even up and running yet and there has already been three accidents during practice runs on the rail. St. Paul and Metro Transit officers say that is a problem.

05/21/2014

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New Light Rail Station Opens At Target Field

It’s being called the Grand Central Station of Minnesota. The newest light rail station opened Saturday at Target Field in downtown Minneapolis. It will serve as a hub for the light rail as well as Northstar trains. Commuters can also connect to bus routes and bike trails there.

05/17/2014

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Train, Edward Sharpe Headline 20th Basilica Block Party

The Cities 97 Basilica Block Party will rock the streets of downtown Minneapolis for its 20th year. This year’s party will take place from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. both on Friday, July 11 and Saturday July 12 on the grounds of the Basilica of St. Mary.

04/24/2014

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Baby Boy Only Suffers Bruise After Car Collides With Northstar Train

A baby boy is safe at home Tuesday after surviving a run-in with a train. Anja Bochenski’s 15-month-old son, Henry, was in the back seat when a northbound Northstar train crossing Proctor Avenue and Highway 10 in Elk River struck the car’s passenger side around 7 a.m. Monday.

02/18/2014

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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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Train Collides With Truck In Wis., 1 Killed

The driver of a septic truck died Monday morning in western Wisconsin, officials say, after the truck collided with a Union Pacific train.

02/03/2014

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Collision Between Vehicle, Train Kills Sabin Man

Authorities say a 91-year-old Sabin man has died after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a train in Clay County in northwestern Minnesota.

02/02/2014

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