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April 24, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis 
With firetrucks as a backdrop, Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, center, listens as North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven, second right, makes opening remarks during a meeting Thursday about rail safety at the fire station in Casselton. Also at the front table are North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer, far left, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, second left, and North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.
New US rules for oil tank cars coming: Regulatory changes expected next week
April 24, 2014 - 4:50pm
March 25, 2014
FNS Photo by Mike Nowatzki
Cass County Emergency Manager Dave Rogness talks about lessons learned from the Casselton train derailment during a seminar hosted by the North Dakota League of Cities on Tuesday at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck.
Lessons learned: Casselton fire chief stresses federal funding for disaster response
March 25, 2014 - 10:02pm
March 18, 2014
Sinner launches US House bid against Cramer
March 18, 2014 - 11:38pm
March 13, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis
John Stern (left), representing the living family members, looks at the painting of his grandfather Herman Stern, who posthumously received the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award on Thursday in Fargo. North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (from left), North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger and Merl Paaverud, director of the State Historical Society, were on stage to unveil the portrait.
Stern earns Rough Rider Award: Relatives remember Straus Clothing manager
March 13, 2014 - 9:55pm
February 21, 2014
FNS Photo by David Samson
Oil tanker cars move along the railroad past the charred remains from the December oil car derailment and explosion west of Casselton in this Jan. 28 photo.
BNSF to take bids to buy up to 5,000 safer oil railcars
February 21, 2014 - 12:05am
February 7, 2014
Heroin found in home near Casselton school; 2 charged
February 7, 2014 - 10:10pm
February 6, 2014
Railroad agency to deploy special track inspection equipment in Casselton area
February 6, 2014 - 12:22am
February 5, 2014
Herman Stern to become 40th recipient of Rough Rider Award
February 5, 2014 - 3:03pm
February 1, 2014
FNS Photo by David Samson
A cross section from a damaged oil tanker car is shown from the wreckage of the derailment and fire that occured near Casselton on Dec. 30.
Old risks, new worries: Long-maligned rail cars shoulder mounting oil traffic, but inspections stay static
February 1, 2014 - 8:52pm
January 23, 2014
After Casselton, NTSB calls for audits and safer routes for crude trains
January 23, 2014 - 1:16pm
January 21, 2014
The charred remains of railroad cars after an oil tanker train derailed and exploded Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, west of Casselton, N.D. The cars have been moved from the site of the crash to a nearby field. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Burned-out rail cars sit as monument to Casselton crash
January 21, 2014 - 10:49pm
January 18, 2014
N.D. congressional delegation wants tank car rules on fast track
January 18, 2014 - 6:08pm
January 17, 2014
Companies taking steps to make oil by rail safer, officials say
January 17, 2014 - 9:49pm
January 15, 2014
FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple
Older model DOT 111-A rail cars are loaded with Bakken crude on Wednesday at the Enbridge Rail terminal in Berthold. The rail car on the right is marked that it was qualified in 2008.
New rules on tank cars not coming until at least 2015
January 15, 2014 - 10:50pm
January 13, 2014
Casselton crash one of biggest oil spills on rails in decades
January 13, 2014 - 8:55pm