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Train And Semi Collide Near Wolverton

Courtesy: KFGOWILKIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA (KFGO) – A semi carrying a load of wheat was struck by a BNSF freight train south of Wolverton, Minnesota. It happened around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday on a township road, a mile east of Hwy. 75. Wilkin County Sheriff Rick Fielder tells KFGO News, the semi driver escaped injury but the trailer was destroyed in the…

Cap On Damages In Fatal School Bus Crash Upheld

Crash In 2015 Killed Bus Driver And A Student near Larimore

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Supreme Court has upheld a $500,000 cap on damages in a fatal school bus crash near Larimore. The bus driver and a student died in the collision with a BNSF train in January 2015. Ten other students were hospitalized. Investigators determined the crash was the result of driver error. The parents of several students…

Special Olympics of North Dakota Trains Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers

they learned coaching techniques and public speaking

FARGO, N.D. —┬áSpecial Olympics of North Dakota trained athletes and coaches at their state leadership conference. Coaches learned about strategic planning and proper teaching techniques. Athletes were taught leadership skills and public speaking. While the organization aims at using sports to change the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities, they also trained some volunteers. “The volunteers in our…

Two People from Plummer Identified in Fatal Crash with Canadian Pacific Train

It happened near Highway 59 north of Plummer

  RED LAKE COUNTY, Minn. — Two people are dead after a car collided with a train in Red Lake County. The Minnesota State Patrol says 78-year-old Emilie Skjerven of Plummer failed to yield on a private driveway around 10:45 this morning and was hit by a Canadian Pacific train. It happened near Highway 59 north of Plummer. Skjerven, and…

Man Drives Through Construction Site, Gets Stuck on Train Tracks in Moorhead

He says when the train passed through, the train missed the car by a couple feet

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police say no one is hurt after a man drove through a construction site and got his car wedged into a set of train tracks. It happened at the intersection of Main…

From Dance Floor to the Streets: Woman Sets Record for Running Marathon in Heels

She now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in heels, making the cutoff by just two minutes

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Finishing a marathon is an accomplishment in itself. But try doing one in high heels. Irene Sewell of Tennessee did just that in seven hours and 28 minutes. She now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in heels, making the cutoff by just two minutes. She used six different pairs of shoes to finish…

Cathay Man Dies After Being Hit by Train

The collision caused the pickup to roll, killing the man at the scene

  WELLS COUNTY, ND — A man is dead after being hit by a train in Wells County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports that the 61 year-old man from Cathay failed to yield for the train roughly 11 miles northwest of New Rockford. The collision caused the pickup to roll, killing the man at the scene. His name has…

Otter Tail County Man Injured in Crash with Train

The sheriff's office says 32-year-old Kenneth Betts of Richville crossed the tracks without yielding to the train

  OTTERTAIL, Minn. — An Otter Tail County man is at Sanford in Fargo after his potato truck was hit by a train. The crash happened around 10:40 this morning on Elevator Drive in the city of Ottertail. The sheriff’s office says 32-year-old Kenneth Betts of Richville crossed the tracks without yielding to the train. His truck was pushed down…

Fire Officials Release New Details Behind Grand Forks Bridge Fire Investigation

The fire started near the base of the bridge on the west side closest to the bike path

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Fire Department says the fire at a downtown railroad bridge was caused by a human act. But they say the fire cannot be classified as incendiary or accidental at this time. The fire was reported on Friday and resulted in damage to the railroad bridge structure and surrounding components. The fire started…

Truck Crashes with Amtrak Train Near Granville

Nobody was injured but nearly a dozen train cars were damaged

File PhotoGRANVILLE, ND — A truck and trailer collided with an Amtrak train, causing damage to the engine and nearly a dozen train cars in McHenry County. Twenty-four-year-old Joshua Guse of Rugby was driving a Mack water truck when he failed to yield at the tracks two miles west of Granville. The crash happened shortly after 7:30 Thursday morning. The…