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May 10, 2017
Fertilizer truck hit by train in Swift County
May 10, 2017 - 9:54am
April 6, 2016
Rail crossing fatalities, crashes down in 2015
April 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
Firefighters douse flames on a propane tanker truck at the site of a train collision southwest of Callaway, Minn., on Thursday, March 24, 2016. (Photo courtesy Brad Riggle)
FINAL UPDATE: Train derails near Callaway, town evacuated
March 25, 2016 - 9:41am
January 2, 2014
A Canadian Pacific train rumbled through the intersection at Birch Avenue Monday, the only railroad crossing in Alexandria that doesn’t have a gated crossing. It is scheduled to receive one later this year, however, which would be a step in the process of making Alexandria a Railroad Quiet Zone. (Al Edenloff/Echo Press)
Will Alexandria silence train whistles?
January 2, 2014 - 3:46pm
December 12, 2013
Oil field traffic forces Amtrak cancellations
December 12, 2013 - 7:36am
Authorities worked at the scene of a fatal train crash in Morris Wednesday. (Photo by Forum News Service)
Woman killed in truck-train collision in Morris
December 12, 2013 - 7:27am
December 9, 2013
Bemidji truck driver killed in crash with Amtrak train in Todd County
December 9, 2013 - 9:16am
August 26, 2013
Eveleth man struck, killed by train
August 26, 2013 - 9:15am
April 3, 2013
A train about a mile long derailed near Parkers Prairie last Wednesday, March 27. Fourteen tanker railcars left the track, three of them rupturing. No injuries were reported. (Contributed photo courtesy of Dee Sjobeck)
Train spilled less oil than thought, says MPCA
April 3, 2013 - 12:00am
March 29, 2013
UPDATE 12:40 P.M. FRIDAY: Oil estimates reduced in train derailment near Parkers Prairie
March 29, 2013 - 12:36pm
A Canadian Pacific train derailed near Parkers Prairie Wednesday morning. An estimated 20,000 to 30,000 gallons of crude oil spilled onto the frozen ground. (Contributed photo by Dee Sjobeck)
Train derails, spills oil near Parkers Prairie
March 29, 2013 - 12:00am
March 27, 2013
A Canadian Pacific train derailed near Parkers Prairie Wednesday morning. (Photo contributed by Dee Sjobeck)
Train derails near Parkers Prairie
March 27, 2013 - 9:46am
December 19, 2012
A crowd of people both young and old enjoyed Christmas music by Tracey Brown and The Claytones on Friday when the Holiday Train stopped near 8th Avenue East in Alexandria.  (Photo by Lowell Anderson)
Holiday Train delivers dose of Christmas
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
November 17, 2010
Al Edenloff  |  Echo Press file photo
On November 16, 1990 a 120-car Soo Line freight train collided with a School District 206 bus in Miltona. Two people were killed - the bus driver and a student. The crossing was marked only with warnings and stop signs, not cross arms.
A safer crossing
November 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 21, 2010
Freight train derails in Mahnomen
September 21, 2010 - 5:08pm