- A freight train derailed in Elgin, Ill., 40 miles northwest of Chicago, just after 5 a.m. on Thursday, snarling the morning commute on Metra's Milwaukee West Line. Up to 18 cars derailed and at least two caught fire, but no injuries were reported.
- Severe weather in Chicago on Tuesday evening, including tornado warnings, have prompted a stoppage in train operation and thousands of households were cut off from electricity.
Crownbutte Wind Power, Inc. (CBWP.OB) Receives Fast-Track Status for Its Wind Projects in Elgin, North Dakota and Wibaux, MontanaCrownbutte Wind Power, Inc., a developer of merchant wind-power parks, with a current pipeline of over 640 MW of projects in various stages of development across North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana, recently announced that the company has received fast-track status by the Midwest ISO for its 20 MW wind project near Elgin, North Dakota, [...]
- Bay Street stocks soared on Monday and Toronto's main index finished at its best level in almost six months. The market was boosted by strong economic data out of the U.S. as well as rising commodity prices.