News > Local

St. Cloud Pushes To Extend Northstar Commuter Rail Line North

2 monthes ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - It's been 10 years since the first Northstar commuter rail trains began daily service between Minneapolis and Big Lake. On the average weekday, nearly 3,000 commuters are on the train and off the highways.
Initially the goal was to extend rail service to Rice, northwest of St. Cloud, and now promoters of that idea are once again moving ahead.
A decade since the first Northstar commuter rail trains began rolling, St. Cloud's depot is all too quiet, except for the occasional freight train or scheduled Amtrak.
Twenty miles south, the Big Lake station is the Northstar's final...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Local      News      Seen On WCCO-TV      Syndicated Local      Watch + Listen      Big Lake      Bill Hudson      Local TV      Minnesota Department Of Transportation      Northstar Commuter Rail      St. Cloud  


Key takeaways from Friday's impeachment trial proceedings

Key takeaways from Friday's impeachment trial proceedings

President Donald Trump's defense team is expected to begin presenting their case at 10 a.m. Saturday. Read more ...

Vermont bill would allow emojis on state-issued license plates

Vermont bill would allow emojis on state-issued license plates

Would you put an emoji on your license plate? 🚗 If passed, this Vermont bill would let drivers do just that. Read more ...

President Trump becomes first president to attend anti-abortion rally

President Trump becomes first president to attend anti-abortion rally

This year's March for Life comes just weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court hears its first major abortion case since the addition of two justices appointed by President Trump. Read more ...

Man deposits $980,000 check from IRS, lands prison sentence

Man deposits $980,000 check from IRS, lands prison sentence

His annual reported income was around $18,000 when he received the nearly $1 million check through his tax return. Read more ...

CDC confirms second case of Wuhan coronavirus case in US

CDC confirms second case of Wuhan coronavirus case in US

Sixty-three people from 22 states are under investigation for the virus, health officials said. Read more ...

Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus...

Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus spreads

Hong Kong has shuttered schools and done away with planned New Year festivities as the city scrambles to stop the spread of a deadly coronavirus. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam... Read more ...

Disney closes Shanghai park as deadly coronavirus spreads

Disney closes Shanghai park as deadly coronavirus spreads

Disney is closing down its mega theme park in China over the Lunar New Year holiday as fears grow over the deadly Wuhan virus. Read more ...

Trump's new Space Force logo bears strong resemblance to Star Trek emblem

Trump's new Space Force logo bears strong resemblance to Star Trek emblem

The US military is boldly going where no one has gone before. President Trump unveiled the official emblem of the newly minted Space Force Friday, and observers quickly noted a... Read more ...

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak

Starbucks shutters shops in China's Hubei Province amid coronavirus outbreak

Starbucks has shut down all shops and halted delivery services in China's Hubei Province, as health officials scramble to contain a deadly coronavirus that originated from the... Read more ...

More than 97,000 gallons of red wine spilled at a vineyard, making its way...

More than 97,000 gallons of red wine spilled at a vineyard, making its way into a California river

Enough wine was spilled to fill eight large tanker trucks. Read more ...