A trucker died and several passengers were injured when a semi collided with an Amtrak train in central Minnesota. Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., 57, of Bemidji, failed to stop his tractor-trailer at a railroad crossing near Motley about 2:30 p.m. Friday, the Todd County sheriff’s office said.
Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.
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.
It’s called railgating, and it will be part of the game day experience. Railgating happens in other cities, including New York City and others on the east coast before football games.
The “Central Corridor” is an 11-mile line that will link downtown St. Paul with downtown Minneapolis by 2014. It should be 75 percent complete by the end of this year.
Authorities have identified the woman killed Wednesday morning when a train collided with a car in Eagle, Minn.
One person is dead after a train collided with a car in Eagle, Minn. Wednesday morning, according to the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office.
More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the 18th annual Basilica Block Party in downtown Minneapolis. And with temperatures reaching 100 degrees, precautions are being taken.
Summer music festivals are popular summer events in the Twin Cities, and the Basilica Block Party is no exception. Read on for a preview of the 2012 event.
Gary and Barb Lindman have lived on 53rd Avenue in Plymouth for 20 years. They were close by when a pedestrian was hit and killed by a freight train.
Authorities say a 19-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a train while walking in Minot early Saturday morning.
A woman was killed overnight after she was struck by a train in St. Cloud. The incident happened just before midnight on Sunday near East St. Germain Street.