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Around the Arts, August 13
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AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
Jeff & Becky Musburger
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Try a new twist on zucchini with 'zoodles'
July 3, 2017
Train derailment spills 20,000 gallons of crude oil in Illinois
About 20,000 gallons of crude oil belonging to Exxon Mobil Corp was released after a Canadian National Railway Co freight train derailed on Friday at Plainfield, Illinois. The cause of the derailment was unknown, a filing with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday....
July 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
Several passengers injured when Amtrak train derails in Washington state
An Amtrak train with more than 250 people aboard derailed on Sunday near Puget Sound in Washington state, injuring several passengers, although...
July 3, 2017 - 7:59am
March 15, 2017
New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer
NEW YORK -- While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, March 9, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting...
March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
February 8, 2017
Amtrak's Empire Builder route resumes after avalanche
Amtrak’s Empire Builder route resumed Wednesday after heavy snowfall and an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains halted it Monday. Amtrak officials...
February 8, 2017 - 10:14am
November 26, 2016
Man killed by train in Moorhead
MOORHEAD - A man was killed after being hit by a BNSF train in Moorhead early Saturday, Nov. 26. Officials with the Moorhead Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of Main Avenue in Moorhead around 2:15 a.m. to reports of a man that was hit by a train. The victim was...
November 26, 2016 - 1:18pm
April 18, 2016
Officials release name of girl fatally struck by train in Wadena
The Wadena County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the young woman killed after being hit by a BNSF train Saturday evening. Officials say 15-year-old Stacy Hundeby of Wadena was struck and killed by an eastbound BNSF train. Hundeby's dog was also killed by the BNSF train....
April 18, 2016 - 1:17pm
April 16, 2016
Young woman dead after being hit by train in Wadena
WADENA, Minn. – A young woman and her dog are dead after being hit by a train here the evening of Saturday, April 16, according to a BNSF Railway official. The official said the accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. about 1,000 feet from a crossing, east of Highway 71. The Wadena...
April 16, 2016 - 11:27pm
March 4, 2016
Minnesota train-vehicle deaths down in 2015
ST. PAUL -- The number of deaths from vehicle-train crashes in Minnesota continued a 45-year downward trend, according to a government study. The state transportation department said there were four deaths in crashes at public railroad crossings in the state in 2015, down from nine...
March 4, 2016 - 6:35pm
May 30, 2015
Man killed as vehicle hits train south of Moorhead
By Josh Francis Forum News Service KURTZ TOWNSHIP, MINN. -- A car collided with a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train Saturday morning...
May 30, 2015 - 7:50pm
May 9, 2015
Trains, trains and trains: Beltrami County History Center hosts National Train Day event (w/video)
BEMIDJI -- Jeremy Seibel carried his son Logan throughout the Beltrami County History Center Saturday morning. But there was something a bit...
May 9, 2015 - 6:08pm
May 6, 2015
UPDATE: Oil train cars on fire, city evacuated after North Dakota train derailment (with video)
HEIMDAL, N.D. -- The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads were evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed Wednesday...
May 6, 2015 - 3:57pm
March 19, 2015
326,170 Minnesotans live near oil train tracks
ST. PAUL -- State officials estimate that 326,170 Minnesotans live within a half mile of railroad tracks that carry crude oil, a distance often known as the danger zone. People within a half mile of tracks usually will be evacuated if an oil train could explode or catch fire after...
March 19, 2015 - 12:14pm
January 1, 2015
Two killed when train hits car near Warroad
WARROAD, Minn -- Two people died when a train hit a car south of Warroad, Wednesday evening. Aaron J. Cook, 35, of Warroad, was driving a car at a railroad crossing on Minnesota Highway 11 south of Warroad at about 5:30 p.m. when he slowed at a stop sign, but did not stop, according...
January 1, 2015 - 3:58pm
July 23, 2014
Authorities identified Baudette man killed by train
BEMIDJI -- A Baudette, Minn., killed Thursday by a train near Roosevelt, Minn., has been identified as Jordan Patrick Berg, 26, the Roseau County Sheriff's Office said today. Berg was standing on the tracks around 11 p.m. when the eastbound Canadian National train struck him....
July 23, 2014 - 2:32pm
July 19, 2014
Man killed by train near Roosevelt, Minn.
ROOSEVELT, Minn. -- A man was struck by a train and killed Thursday near Roosevelt, according to the Roseau County Sheriff’s Office. At 11:15 p.m., the agency received a call that a Canadian National train had struck and killed a pedestrian west of Roosevelt. The sheriff’s...
July 19, 2014 - 12:12pm