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December 29, 2014
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A fire from a train derailment burns uncontrollably as seen from a mile away on Dec. 30, 2013, west of Casselton.
Looking back on the fiery blast that changed the state's oil business
December 29, 2014 - 8:58pm
November 25, 2014
BNSF commits to upgrades in Casselton area
November 25, 2014 - 9:43pm
November 11, 2014
Boys hospitalized after near-drowning
November 11, 2014 - 10:09pm
October 25, 2014
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Nick Milbrandt makes a presentation to Maple Valley High School students Tuesday in Tower City about his car crash last year while texting his girlfriend that killed Royce Rodacker.
More than a message: Man who killed grandfather while texting and driving gives public presentations
October 25, 2014 - 8:10pm
October 6, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis 
North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp takes a close look at the top filling devices on a railroad tank car that would carry crude oil as she and fellow Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Kevin Cramer get a tour from a railroad official Monday parked in the railyards in Fargo.
Fargo area responders to train on special rail tanker cars
October 6, 2014 - 10:49pm
September 30, 2014
FNS File Photo by Dave Wallis
The charred remains of railroad cars after an oil tanker train derailed and exploded on Dec. 30 west of Casselton.
$5M in federal funds will support training for crude-by-rail safety, incident response
September 30, 2014 - 5:53pm
August 20, 2014
Driver goes wrong way on I-94, hits construction sign
August 20, 2014 - 11:00pm
May 27, 2014
Man gets 30 days jail after killing another while texting and driving
May 27, 2014 - 10:56pm
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