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'I can't lose my baby boy': Moorhead 8-year-old with new liver, new sister finally back home
ND coal power plant shuts down after 50-year run
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Klein, Henningsgard highlight DSU’s NSAA awards
Dickinson High's Martin named to West Region team
Four of Region 7’s best on display for tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
DSU basketball loses to Bellevue in NSAA finals, potentially ending its season
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
McFeely: ND could reduce pain by doing something crazy, like raising taxes
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Port: Group which hosted feisty Cramer town hall in Fargo caught stage managing event in another state
William "Bill" G. Heick
Leo G. Stockert
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
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
November 1, 2014
Rail delays hitting construction industry hard
FARGO — Add the local construction industry to the list of those who say their business is being hurt by delays due to congestion on the railways. The impact on local agriculture producers has been well-documented, but other businesses say they are also tired of the waiting. Companies...
November 1, 2014 - 6:52pm
OSHA orders BNSF to pay $30,000 to injured worker
BISMARCK — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered BNSF Railway to pay more than $30,000 in back wages and damages to a Mandan man after it found that the company retaliated against him for reporting a work-related injury, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. Wednesday’s...
October 1, 2014 - 10:20pm