Deadly Crash

Man from Iowa killed when train collides with dump truck

A locomotive hit a dump truck in far northwest Missouri Saturday afternoon fatally injuring the truck driver. Fifty-two-year-old Troy Landess of Clarinda, Iowa was pronounced dead at the Nemaha County Hospital in Auburn, Nebraska approximately one hour after the crash. The operator of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe locomotive, 55-year old Daniel Peterson of Beatrice, […]

Soybeans

Audio: Flooding reroutes, delays Missouri grain and fertilizer shipments

Flooding in Missouri and the Midwest has caused railroads to reroute grain and fertilizer. Andy Williams with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway says grain and fertilizer shipments are delayed as a result.     Williams with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad says it cannot get to several Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas communities yet.     […]