About 1,400 residents were evacuated when an oil train hit a derailed grain train and caught fire and exploded.
Updated: January 13, 2014, - 09:08 PM
Bixby Energy Systems of Ramsey promised investors that it would convert coal to clean-burning gas, but prosecutors contend it was...
Updated: January 11, 2014, - 08:02 PM
After last week’s oil train wreck, the state’s senators and congressman met with the U.S. transportation secretary.
Updated: January 09, 2014, - 09:09 PM
Three disasters in the past six months in the U.S. and Canada have demonstrated the risks of carrying crude oil by rail. Oil tankers now carry more than 10% of U.S. oil, up 40-fold in five years.
Updated: January 09, 2014, - 01:29 PM
A judge’s ruling notably said the renewable energy proposal would be a better deal for ratepayers.
Updated: January 02, 2014, - 11:51 AM
The two sides faced a midnight strike deadline at Northern Tier Energy, but a mediator helped them reach a deal.
Updated: December 31, 2013, - 11:01 PM
A crew from Little Rock, Ark., endured subzero temperatures overnight to check for any health hazards. "Right now, we're in limbo," a deputy sheriff told the Star Tribune.
Updated: December 31, 2013, - 10:22 AM
Officials were calling for the evacuation of the entire town after a BNSF grain train derailed and crashed into a crude oil train, causing tank cars to explode in towering mushroom-cloud flames.
Updated: December 31, 2013, - 04:30 AM
Minnesotans are driving more, and the price of light crude is up.
Updated: December 30, 2013, - 08:03 PM