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February 28, 2012
Aaron Hagen/Daily Globe
Track to reopen after train derailment
February 28, 2012 - 11:02am
February 27, 2012
Approximately 20 rail cars derailed shortly before 9 p.m. Monday northeast of Brewster, alongside Minnesota 60. Multiple agencies responded; see Wednesday's Daily Globe for more on this developing story.
Train derails in Jackson County
February 27, 2012 - 9:13pm
February 5, 2012
Tim Alms/ Republican Eagle
Nineteen Canadian Pacific railcars derailed late Sunday morning near Bay Point Park in Red Wing. All rail traffic was being diverted, including Amtrak.
Train derailed in Red Wing
February 5, 2012 - 8:22pm
August 11, 2011
Windom Towing operator Jed Knutson loads debris onto a flatbed on 390th Avenue after a Union Pacific train hit a semi-tractor and trailer loaded with corn that was pulling into Heron Lake BioEnergy Thursday morning.  The crash split the trailer in half, spilling corn down the track, but the driver was not injured. A Union Pacific official on the scene was asked about the approximate speed of the train and replied "No comment," then said, "Stay away from the tracks. We don't want any more incidents." Ther...
Train hits tractor
August 11, 2011 - 8:00pm
June 29, 2011
Car versus train crash in Iowa
June 29, 2011 - 8:46pm
October 1, 2010
Trains collide in near Two Harbors; five crew members injured
October 1, 2010 - 10:44am
September 17, 2010
Man injured when vehicle hit by 2 train engines
September 17, 2010 - 3:30pm
June 20, 2010
Children ride a train through the city park in Rock Rapids Saturday afternoon as part of that community's Heritage Days celebration. The afternoon in the park also included inflatables for the kids and a car and motorcycle show.
Children enjoy Rock Rapids "choo choo"
June 20, 2010 - 9:48pm
April 8, 2010
In this October 2008 file photo, a large crowd awaits the arrival of the Challenger steam locomotive at the Union Pacific depot in Worthington. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)
Train depot is longtime Worthington landmark
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Justine Wettschreck/Daily Globe
Drivers of vehicles may have had a bit of trouble with visibility Monday, but this train is lucky enough to have tracks to keep it on its path. Gray skies and snowfall are all too familiar this winter, with a total snow accumulation of 47.9 inches since the beginning of October, according to the experts at Worthington's waste water treatment plant who monitor such things.
Chugging along on a snowy day
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2009
Worthington man struck by train
November 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 2, 2009
Worthington man struck by train
November 2, 2009 - 12:53pm
October 19, 2009
Prairie Lakes Division model railroad club engineers Dale Hanna, Milford, (left) and John Davis, Emmetsburg, show off their H O scale setup during the fall meet Saturday at the Dickinson County Expo Center in Spirit Lake, Iowa. The club has more than 90 members and has won the "Best of Show" award at the Great American Train show in St. Paul and is a member of the National Model Railroad Association.
Model railroad engineers: Heads in the sky
October 19, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Teen hit by train, killed
January 5, 2009 - 3:00pm
October 23, 2008
Car accident sparks rail safety review
October 23, 2008 - 1:30pm