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Regulations rollback a relief for energy industry, worry for environmentalists
Tribe seeks greater share of oil tax revenue in final weeks of session
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
ND House passes initiated measure study commission bill
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Who do you think you are?
Remembering what Lent is for
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
This time, NDSU's Pro Day was more about the big guys
MSUM Coaches Show
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Port: 'This will ultimately enhance your privacy' Congressman Cramer says of controversial internet bill
Port: Planned Parenthood's fake news and Burgum's first veto
McFeely: Do Democrats have buyer's remorse with Burgum?
Port: 'We cannot be an identity politics party,' says man who wants to lead ND Democrats
Port: Reform to North Dakota’s oil spill guidelines is imperfect but an improvement over the status quo
M. Leroy Jacobs
William "Larry" Leroy McGlynn
Paul E. Paulson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
March 27, 2017
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
CHICAGO - An Amtrak train derailed outside Union Station in Chicago on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, a local NBC...
March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 8, 2017
Amtrak train freed after being stuck almost 13 hours in 25-foot ND snowbank
RUGBY, N.D. -- On the fourth attempt, an Amtrak train carrying 111 passengers that was stuck almost 13 hours in a 25-foot northern North Dakota...
March 8, 2017 - 10:06pm
Amtrak passenger train stuck in ND snow
MINOT, N.D. -- An Amtrak passenger train travelling from Minot hit an unexpected barrier early Wednesday morning. The eastbound train made it...
March 8, 2017 - 2:41pm
Amtrak's Empire Builder route resumes after avalanche
Amtrak’s Empire Builder route resumed Wednesday after heavy snowfall and an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains halted it Monday. Amtrak officials...
February 8, 2017 - 10:14am
September 29, 2016
1 seriously injured after being struck by Amtrak train
EMERADO -- A person was hit by an Amtrak train in Emerado on Thursday morning, Sept. 29, leaving him seriously injured.Dan O'Donnel, 51, of Emerado was standing next to the railroad tracks in Emerado when the train struck him, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The incident...
September 29, 2016 - 11:15am
November 4, 2015
Buffett's BNSF helped lead fight to delay train safety technology
WASHINGTON -- When an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia in May, killing eight people and injuring scores more, the railroad industry's...
News/Nation and World
November 4, 2015 - 10:24am
July 17, 2015
Oil train hits powerline as it derails in NE Montana
CULBERTSON, Mont. – An oil train derailed in northeastern Montana on Thursday and struck a powerline pole as it derailed but has not caused any fires or injuries, officials said Friday. “We’re real lucky it didn’t go bang,” said Chief Deputy Corey Reum with the Roosevelt...
July 17, 2015 - 7:30pm
May 29, 2015
Other Views: Making the conservative case for Amtrak
GRAND FORKS -- When the talk turns to Amtrak, the arguments often are predictable, with liberals favoring the passenger-train service and conservatives opposing it. But is there a conservative case for Amtrak? There is. And as Congress turns its attention to the service in the wake...
May 29, 2015 - 10:48pm
May 28, 2015
To see why Amtrak's losses mount, hop on the Empire Builder train
ABOARD THE EMPIRE BUILDER -- Its passengers are mostly silver-haired retirees, oilfield workers and a few young families gazing out the windows...
News/Nation and World
May 28, 2015 - 2:49pm
January 19, 2015
Jackie Hope: ‘Empire’ state of mind
We know this guy. And he just returned from The Great American Railroad Trek. Epic. Let’s call him Lawyer J. Because he’s a lawyer, and because there is a J in his name. And because it makes him sound real cool, and all, like Will Smith in the “Men in Black” movie series. While...
January 19, 2015 - 9:50pm
May 9, 2014
Getting back on the track: Amtrak leader looks for support during rail service disruptions
GRAND FORKS — Just days after Amtrak announced a five-month-long detour around Grand Forks and Devils Lake, President and CEO Joe Boardman...
May 9, 2014 - 12:22am
Rail company brings passenger trains back to St. Paul’s historic Union Depot
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Passenger trains are again rolling into St. Paul’s historic Union Depot. Ramsey County leaders joined their peers from St. Paul and the state Wednesday to welcome Amtrak to their meticulously restored depot. The first train, the westbound Empire Builder from...
May 9, 2014 - 12:20am
March 1, 2014
Repairing broken links to the world: Devils Lake looks forward to restored rail service, air service
DEVILS LAKE — A century ago, a local newspaper, the Devils Lake World, boasted of the community’s connections with places far and wide. While...
March 1, 2014 - 1:28am
February 11, 2014
Northeast ND's Amtrak disruptions to continue until March: Heavy freight traffic ties up rail lines
GRAND FORKS -- Westbound Amtrak trains service will continue to bypass Grand Forks and Devils Lake through North Dakota until at least Feb. 28. That means passengers with stops in Grand Forks, Devils Lake and Rugby will be bused to and from Fargo or Minot, just as Amtrak has been...
February 11, 2014 - 10:31am
January 28, 2014
Westbound Amtrak passengers facing bus rides to meet train in Minot
GRAND FORKS -- Westbound Amtrak train service on the Empire Builder is being switched to buses until Sunday for passengers in Grand Forks, Devils Lake and Rugby. Devils Lake Mayor Dick Johnson received the news late Monday afternoon in an email from Amtrak’s government affairs...
January 28, 2014 - 6:14pm