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Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
Proposed ND projects would expand wind energy capacity in region
Prosecution: Kisi was angry his birthday was ruined
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
Philando Castile family reaches nearly $3 million settlement with city for fatal traffic stop
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Playing the music of a bygone era
Celebrating 20 years of Family Fun Day
Big & Rich to headline Roughrider concert
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Roughriders split final day in Omaha
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Former Green Bay Packers star charged with slapping daughter
Minor league baseball players lose appeal over wages
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Jessie Veeder: To have my little sister along with me
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Reuben E. Pladsen
Virgil H. Heidecker
Raphael "Ralph" Brinster
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
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
Health & Wellness
Spring Lawn and Garden
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
Burgum proclaims statewide fire and drought emergency
February 17, 2015
CHS plans Gwinner grain loading addition, fertilizer plant
GWINNER — Minnesota-based CHS Inc. is planning a grain shuttle loading facility, a 2.2 million bushel storage addition and a dry fertilizer hub plant in the southeastern North Dakota city of Gwinner. The farmer-owned cooperative’s project would be on a 196-acre campus with a...
February 17, 2015 - 11:21pm
February 11, 2015
BNSF releases ND capital program: Dickinson rail yard included in $326M expansion, maintenance project
Construction to expand parts of Dickinson’s railways will begin later this year as part of Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC’s multimillion-dollar...
February 11, 2015 - 10:12pm
January 24, 2015
Potato growers sue BNSF for damages
GRAND FORKS — A potato growing cooperative based in Grand Forks has sued BNSF Railway over damaged potatoes. The Associated Potato Growers filed its suit against BNSF last week. It alleges that two shipments of potatoes were damaged during trips from Grafton to Pennsylvania in...
January 24, 2015 - 10:09pm
Working on the railroads: BNSF announces expansion plans for Dickinson railways
Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC is planning on expanding its railway facilities in Dickinson, one of a number of major capital projects the...
January 24, 2015 - 10:13am
January 20, 2015
Larimore crossing to get automated arms
LARIMORE -- Local and state agencies are moving forward with BNSF Railway to fund the installation of automated crossing arms at the intersection near Larimore, N.D., where a school bus and train collided killing a student and the bus driver. County Highway Engineer Nick West...
January 20, 2015 - 11:11pm
January 15, 2015
Trains roll through region with low oil prices
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Plunging oil prices do not immediately mean fewer trains will cross Minnesota, a state railroad expert said. North Dakota...
January 15, 2015 - 12:00am
January 9, 2015
Bus-train crash victims discharged
LARIMORE — All seven patients from Monday’s bus crash in Larimore previously admitted at Altru Hospital in nearby Grand Forks have been discharged, the hospital said Friday afternoon. The bus driver, 62-year-old Max Danner, and 17-year-old Larimore High School senior Cassidy...
January 9, 2015 - 11:24pm
January 6, 2015
Victims identified in train-bus crash
LARIMORE — North Dakota Highway Patrol has released the names of the train workers and of the two people killed when a Larimore Public Schools bus pulled into the path of a train Monday afternoon. Cassidy Sandstrom, 17, of Emerado, and Max Danner, 62, of Gilby, died in the bus...
News/crime and courts
January 6, 2015 - 11:40pm
December 16, 2014
P3 project to provide $56M for SD railway system
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that a total of $56 million in public and private funds will be invested in four rail projects across the state that should provide farmers better access to the marketplace. Because of the improvements in the railroad...
December 16, 2014 - 11:29pm
December 13, 2014
Mandan man in steer loader killed by train
MANDAN — A 77-year-old Mandan man was killed Saturday afternoon after the loader he was operating was struck by a BNSF Railway Co. train about 10 miles west of Mandan. The crash occurred at about 1:41 p.m. at the railroad crossing on Morton County Road 83. The man, whose name has...
December 13, 2014 - 7:05pm
November 26, 2014
Other Views: Casselton rail line a priority
The people in and near Casselton can take some heart in an announcement that BNSF Railway will start upgrades and intensify inspections on a stretch of track that has seen a troubling number of derailments and other failures. The announcement came from the offices of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp,...
November 26, 2014 - 8:42pm
November 25, 2014
BNSF commits to upgrades in Casselton area
WASHINGTON — BNSF Railway has agreed to reinforce tracks in and around Casselton where several trains have derailed in recent years, according to an announcement from North Dakota Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer. According to the joint announcement, BNSF...
November 25, 2014 - 9:43pm
November 12, 2014
Source: BNSF puts halt on adding oil cars
NEW YORK — BNSF Railroad, the Warren Buffett-owned company that has benefited most from the North Dakota shale boom, has told some customers...
November 12, 2014 - 11:34pm
November 8, 2014
BNSF finishes $400 million in upgrades in ND: Double track connecting Minot to Williston part of major improvement
DEVILS LAKE — The last of 55 miles of new double railroad track was placed into service in northwestern North Dakota this past week by BNSF...
November 8, 2014 - 5:36pm
November 7, 2014
Test rail shipments from North Dakota arrive in West Coast port
GRAND FORKS — The first shipments under a new agreement to send agricultural commodities from North Dakota to the West Coast arrived this week. The...
November 7, 2014 - 11:45pm