One Train, Dozens of Cities, Hundreds of Lights: Giving Back on the Road

"The Canadian Pacific Holiday train has become a tradition here in Detroit Lakes and Becker County"

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Opening presents, friends and family gathering around the dinner table, and twinkling lights…all things that remind us of the season of giving. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how a moving train is becoming part of a holiday tradition in Detroit Lakes. Christmas has come early for the people of Detroit Lakes. And for just 30 minutes…

One Person Dead After Crashing Into BNSF Train Near Doran

The vehicle burst into flames on impact and the body was burned beyond recognition

WILKIN COUNTY, MN — A fiery crash killed one person south of Breckenridge. Wilkin County authorities say the driver of a SUV hit a BNSF train at a crossing near Doran on Highway 9 this morning. The vehicle burst into flames on impact and the body was burned beyond recognition. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine…

Police Identify Woman Struck, Killed by Train

Woman hit by BNSF train on November 5 in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police identify the person who was struck and killed by a train last week in Moorhead. The victim is 47-year-old Becky Bachmeier of Moorhead. She was struck by a BNSF train last Monday around 4:30 this afternoon near the corner of 14th Street and Main Avenue. Several crossings in the area were blocked, backing up traffic. Police…

BNSF Train Plows Through Semi’s Trailer in Stutsman County

The sheriff's office says 44-year-old Shane Steele of Montpelier was driving a semi loaded with grain

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. — A semi driver was hurt in a crash with a train last week in Stutsman County. The sheriff’s office says 44-year-old Shane Steele of Montpelier was driving a semi loaded with grain Thursday afternoon just east of Cleveland. Steele was attempting to cross the tracks when a BNSF coal train crashed through the semi’s trailer. The engineer…

Police Investigate Fatality Involving Train in Moorhead

Authorities were notified that a person was hit by at train after 4:30

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police in Moorhead are investigating a fatality involving a train. Authorities were notified that a person was hit after 4:30 this afternoon. We are still waiting for more details from officials on what exactly happened. We hope to have more information at 9:00. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, Moorhead Tags: FATALITY, moorhead, police, train

Man Injured After Jumping Off Moving Train Is Identified

Police say Jacob Huber's injuries were non-life threatening

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks have identified a young man run over by a train early Sunday morning. He is 21-year-old Jacob Huber of Grand Forks. Police say his injuries were non-life threatening but they are unable to release his current condition. Huber got onto a moving train near downtown but when he tried to jump off in…

Man Has “Severe Injuries To His Limbs” After Falling Off Of Train, Getting Run Over

Grand Forks Police say around 1:30 Sunday morning a person called 9-1-1 after a man was found outside

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A 21-year-old man was severely hurt after attempting to jump off a moving train in Grand Forks. Police say around 1:30 Sunday morning, a person called 9-1-1 after a man was found outside with “severe injuries to his limbs” and yelling for help. The man was taken to Altru Hospital and his current condition and prognosis is…

Construction for 20th/21st Street Underpass in Moorhead Begins Next Week

The city gave a presentation so people know what to expect

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The city of Moorhead gave a presentation on what people can expect as construction starts on the 20th and 21st Street underpass. Neighbors say they’re glad the project is happening, even though there will be inconveniences. One man says he’s been waiting for this to happen for 40 years. Another woman says construction will directly affect her driveway,…

Moorhead Man Injured After Train Hits Semi in Mapleton

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MAPLETON, ND – A Moorhead man is hurt after a train hit his semi in Mapleton. It happened around 5:15 PM Thursday near the intersection of 164th Avenue and 36th Street Southeast. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 42-year-old Gerald Charbonneau stopped the semi on the tracks when he saw…