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Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion law
Child support amnesty program extended
Belfield man killed in crash near Medora
Baby camel at Bismarck zoo dies
Drayton gets 6-month extension for dike removal deadline
crime and courts
nation and world
Williston crew camps remain in limbo
Dakota Prairie Refinery sold to Tesoro at a loss, hurt by oil price slump
SEC: Texas 'Frack Master' bilked investors out of millions
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
TransCanada formally seeks NAFTA damages in Keystone XL rejection
VIDEO: Local students prepare for 'The Frog Prince'
VIDEO: Taste-testing the ‘new’ Pizza Corner pizza
Jackie Hope: Dickinson native writes ND-inspired steampunk fiction
Veeder: Reaping what I sowed with garden boasting
Kat Perkins releases musical tribute to late singer and friend Christina Grimmie
Jorda anchoring Roughriders’ defense at third base
Roughriders split with Fargo Post 400
Twins’ late rally falls short at White Sox
Suddenly, Timberwolves are an alluring free-agent destination
Minnesota players, coaches remember Summitt’s legacy
Port: AG says Williston broke open meeting law during man camp ban talks
Holten: Your purpose in life
Other Views: Supreme Court’s abortion decision consistent
Ahlin: Collins, Heitkamp win praise in Senate gun control debate
Marcil: Extraordinary power, magic in roots and wonder of home
good bad and ugly
Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Alvin "Al" Wiemann
Lonny R. Tachenko
Charles Clinton Bush
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
October 7, 2012
SSSHHH! Beach joins growing community of quiet zones
The sleepy border town of Beach might offer a more restful night's sleep starting next spring after work to make the community of 1,019 a quiet...
October 7, 2012 - 12:00am
September 9, 2012
BNSF to mow high grass by tracks after Belfield officials send letter
Following a complaint by Belfield city officials, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad will cut overgrown grass and weeds along its track. Concerns...
September 9, 2012 - 12:00am
July 5, 2012
Empty cargo train derails in northeastern Montana
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A BNSF Railway official says that a cargo train has derailed on a main rail line running across the Northwest. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas says that there are no injuries and no environmental threat from Thursday morning's derailment near Saco in northeastern...
July 5, 2012 - 2:00pm
June 20, 2012
Railroad oil capacity up more than 50 percent
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota's capacity to export oil by rail has jumped more than 50 percent in June as shippers in the state increasingly turn to mile-long trains to move crude to markets not linked by pipelines. The increase comes with a pair of crude-to-rail facilities built...
News / North Dakota / oil
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Driver of semi recovering after hit by train in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana Highway Patrol says the driver of a semi-trailer that was struck by a freight train in northeastern Montana is recovering at a Billings hospital. Trooper Ross Tuggle told The Billings Gazette it appeared 56-year-old Patrick Francis Parker of Sidney...
January 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 19, 2011
Delaying traffic; BNSF cause of State Avenue traffic jam in Dickinson
Tuesday morning's bumper-to-bumper traffic in west Dickinson was caused by a train and with reported delays of up to a half-hour, many people...
local / News
October 19, 2011 - 12:00am
September 10, 2011
Train crashes into vehicle in Dickinson
A Dickinson woman narrowly escaped her vehicle before a train plowed into it near Sixth Avenue Southeast, according to the Dickinson Police Department. "It...
September 10, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Increase in number of coal cars derailed
BISMARCK (AP) -- Bismarck police say 10 to 15 BNSF Railway coal cars derailed this morning in the east part of the city but no injuries have been reported. Sgt. Mark Buschena said officers responded to the derailment report just before 5 a.m., according to The Associated Press. The...
March 18, 2011 - 11:03am
Coal cars derail in Bismarck
BISMARCK (AP) -- A BNSF Railway train derailed this morning in east Bismarck. Six to eight coal cars were off the track around 7:30 a.m., according to The Associated Press. Railroad officials say they hope to have the area cleared by evening. Officials say there may be some delays...
coal / Energy
March 18, 2011 - 9:59am
September 17, 2010
Gladstone man injured when vehicle hit by 2 train engines
A Gladstone man was injured Thursday evening when a train struck the road grader he backed onto the tracks south of Ray in Williams County, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol news release issued this morning. Monte Martin, 58, backed onto the tracks at about 7:15 p.m. as...
local / News
September 17, 2010 - 12:10pm
April 2, 2010
Train hits abandoned car near Richardton
A Hebron woman was arrested early this morning for allegedly drinking and leaving a car at a railroad crossing. A train then struck the car, causing minor damage to the train, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol press release. No one was injured. Patricia Olson, 33, allegedly...
April 2, 2010 - 10:28am
February 20, 2009
Basin, Western Fuels win 345 million in BNSF rate case
The federal agency that regulates railroads has awarded $345 million in damages and rate reductions to cooperatives in Bismarck and Denver in a rate case against BNSF Railway. The Surface Transportation Board said it is the single-largest award the board has given to a so-called...
February 20, 2009 - 7:08am