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February 23, 2016
The moment of impact was captured by a Minnesota State Patrol cam. (VIDEO IMAGE)play button
Minnesota State Patrol cam captures video of train striking semi at crossing
February 23, 2016 - 3:16pm
February 17, 2016
This image shows two options for a proposed bypass of Minnesota Highway 12 on the west side of Willmar. According to MnDOT, a highway bypass will allow them to build a simpler — and possibly cheaper — bridge over the proposed railroad bypass. (SUBMITTED | STAFF ILLUSTRATION)
New wye option could reroute Highway 12
February 17, 2016 - 11:52pm
January 13, 2016
Crews respond to the scene Wednesday after a snowplow was struck by a train west of Brooten. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
UPDATE: Snowplow struck by train in Brooten
January 13, 2016 - 2:33pm
December 10, 2015
Pedestrian fatally hit by Green Line train in St. Paul
December 10, 2015 - 11:03pm
October 21, 2015
Dayton decries shift of oil shipments
October 21, 2015 - 11:33pm
October 11, 2015
Milwaukee Road 261 ascends the Atwater grade observed by rail fans from the 49th Street N.E. bridge, west of Kandiyohi. The restored 71-year-old ALCO locomotive arrived in Willmar from Northeast Minneapolis at 11:45 a.m. with 400 passengers.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
VIDEO: The 261 departs Willmar
October 11, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 25, 2015
Mel Odens, Kandiyohi County Public Works director, explains the potential Willmar Wye to House Capital Investment Committee Chairman Paul Torkelson, R-Hanska, committee members, and Rep. Dave Baker, R-Willmar. The group also toured the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory and the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services Facility. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Legislators tour bonding projects in Willmar area, learn about avian flu testing
August 25, 2015 - 11:45pm
May 12, 2015
Oil companies challenge new oil train safety rules
May 12, 2015 - 10:54pm
May 7, 2015
Cleanup crews and investigators gather Thursday near Heimdal, North Dakota after a fiery oil train derailment the previous day. (SUBMITTED/Darla Siewert)
Federal officials investigate North Dakota oil train derailment
May 7, 2015 - 11:07pm
Derailed oil tankers lie along the BNSF Railway line Thursday near Heimdal, North Dakota. (SUBMITTED/Darla Siewert)
Company says oil on derailed train met new rules
May 7, 2015 - 11:02pm
May 6, 2015
Thick black smoke rises from the oil train derailment near Heimdal in north central North Dakota Wednesday afternoon. The derailment occurred about
7:30 a.m. and burned into the afternoon. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Curt Benson)
Oil train derails in small North Dakota town
May 6, 2015 - 11:23pm
April 28, 2015
U.S., Canada to have oil train safety plan Friday
April 28, 2015 - 11:03pm
April 21, 2015
Mayor: Wye project spur track would be ‘big deal’’ for Willmar
April 21, 2015 - 11:30pm
March 13, 2015
SUBMITTED/Minnesota Department of Transportation
Railroads would pay under Dayton’s safety plan
March 13, 2015 - 11:26pm
March 10, 2015
Emergency personnel work at the scene of the fatal bus-train accident near Larimore, N.D.Jan. 5, 2015.( Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
ND Highway Patrol investigation into train-bus collision over
March 10, 2015 - 7:00am
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