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Carpe dam: End near for lock and dam on historic St. Anthony Falls

On Tuesday night, the 53-year-old Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam in Minneapolis will run its final cycle. MPR News reports that, by congressional decree, the lock and dam will close in a...

June 08, 2015

Oil train-truck accident spills only flour, but raises rail safety concerns

Train, semi carrying flour collide near St. Paul Park/Newport border. No injuries. #sowashco pic.twitter.com/y68Dz6Xv1m — Emily Buss (@TheEmilyB) June 7, 2015 A collision between an oil train and a...

June 07, 2015

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Eden Prairie End Of Line Is Likely To Take The Brunt Of Southwest LRT Cuts

Members of the Corridor Management Committee generally accepted a suggestion to scrap two stations in Eden Prairie.

June 04, 2015

Northern MN railroad crossing back in service after bridge fire last week

Train traffic is moving again across a busy railroad crossing in northern Minnesota, just a few days after a bridge caught fire and collapsed. The Canadian National Railway built a temporary span...

June 01, 2015

Minnesota's 50 Fantastic Firsts

We challenge any other state to come up with a list of extraordinary innovations as impressive as Minnesota’s.

May 29, 2015

Who Gets A Stop When Viking River Cruises Hits The Mississippi?

Viking River Cruises wants to run the Mississippi, and local towns are lining for a piece of the action.

May 29, 2015

Investigation rules rail bridge fire in northern Minnesota was accidental

The fire that caused the collapse of a heavily-used rail bridge near Ericsburg, Minnesota on Wednesday was “accidental in nature,” the Koochiching County Sheriff reports. A multi-agency...

May 28, 2015

Bridge on busy railway catches fire, collapses near International Falls

A bridge on a busy railway near International Falls caught fire and collapsed early Wednesday, nearly dumping several rail cars into the river below. The crew on the Canadian National Railway train...

May 27, 2015

Airport workers walk out over 'firings' and alleged disrespect from management

A group of nearly 50 cabin cleaners at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport walked out on Tuesday reportedly over staff firings and “disrespectful management.” The Star Tribune...

May 27, 2015

5 people charged in PedalPub water balloon attack

Five people accused of throwing water balloons and shooting squirt guns at several PedalPub riders in downtown Minneapolis Saturday evening have been charged with various misdemeanor crimes in...

May 26, 2015

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