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Three car accident closes Highway 34
Man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder
Camp dedicated to military kids
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Perham man pens new book series
20 suggested uses for essential oils today
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Talking
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
February 25, 2015
Train derails northwest of Duluth
COTTON, Minn. -- Thirteen cars from a Canadian National Railway train bound for Duluth-Superior derailed in a rural area northwest of Duluth early Wednesday. The derailed cars included three carrying hazardous materials, but those cars remained intact, authorities said. No one...
February 25, 2015 - 10:12pm
February 7, 2015
Broken rail caused Wadena train derailment
A broken rail has been determined as the cause of a 32-car derailment on the BNSF Railway line four miles northwest of Wadena on Dec. 1. BNSF recently wrapped up a two-month investigation into the derailment which spilled sugar and sugar products near Bluffton in Otter Tail County. The...
February 7, 2015 - 5:20am
February 6, 2015
New derailment ignites calls for safer rail cars
ST. PAUL -- Authorities began to clean up after a northeastern Iowa ethanol train derailment Thursday morning, at about the same time that rail safety advocates renewed calls to get rid of old, less safe rail tank cars that commonly carry crude oil through Minnesota and North Dakota. Canadian...
February 6, 2015 - 5:05am
December 1, 2014
Train derails in Otter Tail County
BLUFFTON, Minn. – Emergency responders are on the scene of a 32-car train derailment near Highway 10 just northeast of here, law enforcement officials said Monday. Otter Tail County officials said 32 cars carrying sugar, lumber and other nonhazardous materials derailed at about...
December 1, 2014 - 9:19am
May 12, 2014
50 coal train cars derail in Pillager, Minn.
PILLAGER, MN — Coal and crushed metal littered the train tracks early Monday as crews worked to clear the scene of a massive train derailment near Pillager. Fifty train cars carrying coal derailed at about 11:48 p.m. Sunday in Sylvan Township, west of Pillager near County Road...
news / accidents
May 12, 2014 - 12:00pm
December 30, 2013
Train carrying crude oil derails near Casselton, N.D.
CASSELTON – At least seven oil train cars have burst into flames here after a BNSF train carrying crude oil derailed and was then hit by another train. A 106-car long BNSF train carrying crude oil was headed eastbound when it derailed just west of Casselton at about 2:10 p.m.,...
December 30, 2013 - 4:45pm
December 11, 2013
Two crew members not on train as it derailed in Two Harbors
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- Two of the four crew members on the Canadian National train that derailed in Two Harbors were not aboard when it left the tracks, a CN spokesman said. The two crew members who were injured were in the lead locomotive long enough to pull the emergency brake,...
December 11, 2013 - 8:07am
December 7, 2013
Crew members hurt in Minnesota derailment remain hospitalized
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- The two crew members injured in Thursday’s derailment of a Canadian National Railway train in Two Harbors remain hospitalized, according to Patrick Waldron, government and public affairs manager for CN in the U.S. The crew members’ conditions are unknown,...
news / accidents
December 7, 2013 - 11:30am
September 21, 2010
Freight train derails in Mahnomen
A southbound Canadian Pacific freight train partially derailed in the city of Mahnomen late Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported in the 13-car derailment, which blocked the Highway 200 crossing, according to the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Department. Mahnomen Fire Department...
news / accidents
September 21, 2010 - 8:52am