Union Pacific Railroad reports 23 cars were derailed late Monday and diesel fuel leaked from one of the refrigerated cars. The train was traveling from St. Paul to North Platte, Nebraska.
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem dead at 68
His office announced he had passed away 'unexpectedly' Friday.
Zuccarello helps Wild spoil Lundqvist's retirement party
After Henrik Lundqvist's jersey was hung to the rafters, Zuccarello led a 3-2 win.
David Arquette gives shoutout to MN's F1rst Wrestling on James Corden show
The Hollywood actor wrestled at at a F1rst Wrestling show at First Avenue in early 2019.
6 charged in Black Friday mass thefts at Twin Cities Best Buys
The group stole from three Best Buy stores that afternoon, the charges say.
Thieves steal large bell from rural MN church, don't get far with it
The bell was found in a ditch with tow ropes around it.
COVID: More help coming to Minnesota hospitals, Walz says
More than 200 medical professionals are coming to help at short-staffed hospitals.
Suspect arrested after falling asleep in vehicle at rest stop
The man was sleeping in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of an I-94 rest area.
Charges: Edina man threatened to shoot up Domino's Pizza
He claimed a delivery driver had flipped him off, the charges say.
Carvana seeking to build vehicle vending machine in Twin Cities
The online car dealership submitted a letter of intent to buy land in the metro to build a fulfillment center.
Coller: New Vikings GM Adofo-Mensah needs to be ruthless
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to make some big, difficult decisions, writes Matthew Coller.
Report: Vikings to interview Giants' Patrick Graham for head coach
Graham coached with the Patriots under Bill Belichick for six years.
Injuries averted in St. Paul train derailment
A Union Pacific train derailed in St. Paul Saturday under the Seventh Street Bridge near Interstate 94, according to St. Paul Police. Authorities said no injuries were sustained in the derailment, and no hazardous materials were stored in any of the train cars.
Man hit, killed by train while trying to cross tracks in Meeker County
A 21-year-old man died in Meeker Country early Saturday morning as he tried to cross train tracks and was struck by a freight train. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the man was trying to cross on foot to the south side of train tracks on Hwy. 22, north of Hwy. 55, in Eden Valley when he was struck by a westbound Canadian Pacific train. The identity of victim, who died at the scene, has not been released.
Small northwest Minnesota town evacuated after semi collides with train
Emergency crews were concerned hazardous fuel was leaking from the Canadian Pacific Railway train. Residents in Plummer were allowed to return to their homes about six hours after the early Saturday morning accident. The semi driver did not survive.
Investigators looking into cause of train derailment in Red Wing
Authorities are unsure what led to the derailment of 19 empty rail cars in Red Wing. No injuries were reported and the Canadian Pacific was able to re-route its freight traffic.
Trains derail in St. Paul, spill fuel into the Mississippi River
About 3,500 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into the river.
Trooper in charge of suspended drug training program has bad track record
Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Rick Munoz, state coordinator for a drug training program accused of distributing marijuana to the public, has a history of unprofessionalism. MPR News says Munoz may not be implicated in the alleged scandal but documents show the trooper has been reprimanded for belittling citizens, throwing people in jail for no reason and causing complete humiliation.
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