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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.
The FBI is investigating to see if Minnesotans and Americans were involved in the terrorist attack at a Kenya mall. But so far FBI Agent Kyle Loven said there is no specific evidence that Minnesotans were part of the attack.
A boy is in the hospital Saturday night after playing with friends on train tracks. According to BNSF Railways spokeswoman Amy McBeth, the accident happened around 6 p.m. on the tracks near Fillmore Street Northeast and Broadway Avenue in Minneapolis. McBeth says it appears the boy was either trying to jump on or off of a moving train.
A 38-year-old Eveleth man is dead after officials say he was hit by a train in northeastern Minnesota. The Saint Louis County Sheriff’s Office got a call just before 3 a.m. Sunday in Mountain Iron.
A 9-year-old boy is in the hospital Thursday night after witnesses say both his feet were severed off when he was playing on a moving train.
Officials with the Minnesota State Fair announced Monday morning that three new concerts have been added to the grandstand lineup. Train with special guest Michael Franti and Spearhead will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29, with tickets ranging from $37 to $47.
Hazardous materials handlers continue to offload a volatile chemical from semi involved in a collision with a train in Swift County.
The Swift County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a collision between a semi truck and a train in the town of Murdock, Minn. Tuesday morning.
Two children have died in a collision at a train crossing in southeast Iowa.
If taking a train to Duluth sounds pretty good to you, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking for your input.
A 31-year-old man from Silver Lake was killed Saturday night when the snowmobile he was driving hit a train west of the Twin Cities.
A 28-year-old man died when he drove his SUV into the side of a train that was stopped and blocking an intersection near Kelsey, Minn., according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
More than 115 Twin Cities commuters have been parking their cars and hopping a bus from Ramsey to Minneapolis and back for the past three years.
A homeless man who was struck by a train in Fargo last week has died.