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Train Derailment Causes Concern Over MN Infrastructure

From the backyard of his Fridley home, on the banks of Locke Lake, Ken Schultz has a front row seat to a spectacle that features heavy cranes, crawlers and fast working track crews.

07/18/2011

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Overnight Rains Cause Floods In New Brighton

A Saturday morning downpour caused a parking lot at a New Brighton apartment complex to flood, and the water damaged dozens of vehicles and storage units.

07/16/2011

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Wis. Man Dies After Being Hit By Train

A 29-year-old man is dead after his sports utility vehicle rolled down an embankment and threw him into the path of a train in western Wisconsin.

07/16/2011

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Amtrak Line Set To Reopen After Flooding

Many flood-related passenger train disruptions are expected to end once Amtrak reopens a 1,000-mile stretch of its most popular cross-country line.

07/15/2011

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Train Derailment Near Brainerd Ties Up Main Track

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is working Monday to clear a main track near Brainerd where 20 cars in a loaded coal train derailed.

07/11/2011

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Man Wearing Headphones Struck, Killed By Train

A man wearing headphones was struck and killed by a train in Sauk Rapids, Minn.

07/07/2011

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Minn. Woman, Toddler Escape Major Injury In Train Crash

A 23-year-old Perham woman and a toddler are OK after their pickup was hit by a train.

06/27/2011

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Meeting Held In DC To Discuss Amtrak Woes

U.S. Sens. Kent Conrad and John Hoeven says BNSF Railway and Amtrak each have pledged to pay one-third of the cost of saving track threatened by flooding in northeast North Dakota.

06/15/2011

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Amtrak Empire Builder Line Still Disrupted

Flooding-related problems in North Dakota continue to disrupt Amtrak passenger rail service between Minnesota and the Pacific Northwest.

06/10/2011

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MN Man Pleads Guilty To False Threat To Amtrak Train

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to making a threat that led to the evacuation of an Amtrak train in northern Montana in February.

04/26/2011

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Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Train

Police say a train hit and seriously injured a 34-year-old man early Sunday morning in St. Paul.

04/03/2011

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Minn. Man Charged With Threat To Amtrak Train Arraigned

A Minnesota man charged with making a threat that led to the evacuation of an Amtrak train in northern Montana pleaded not guilty to federal charges of false information and hoaxes.

03/17/2011

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Bus, Train Fees Could Increase By $0.25

Commuters say giving an extra quarter to take the bus or train is something they’re reluctant to pay, but they’re willing to do it.

02/23/2011

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Minn. Man’s Threats Cause Amtrak Evacuation

An unruly passenger who was removed from an Amtrak train later made a threat that led to the train’s evacuation, an Amtrak official said Tuesday.

02/16/2011

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18-Year-Old Dies In Truck-Train Crash Near Austin

A high school senior has died in a truck-train crash near Austin in southern Minnesota.

02/02/2011

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Minn. May Suffer From Wis. Opposition To Rail

Train supporters in Wisconsin aren’t the only ones hoping Gov.-elect Scott Walker changes his mind to kill the proposed rail link between Madison and Milwaukee.

11/26/2010

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Minnesota Union Urges Walker To Approve Train

A Minnesota labor union is urging Wisconsin’s Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker to change his mind and allow a high-speed train to be built between Milwaukee and Madison.

11/18/2010

New Trial Ordered in Train Crash that Killed Four

  BNSF was ordered to pay 21.6 million dollars to families of four victims

09/14/2010

Train Derails In Western WI

Authorities are investigating a train derailment in Hager City, Wisconsin.

09/13/2010

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