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Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Reducing the stigma: One in five ND students with learning disabilities drops out of high school
Gladstone horses going to Triple H horse rescue
ND police chief concerned with change in state’s concealed carry weapon laws
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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
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
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In my 20s and 30s, I accepted nearly every wedding invitation; now I RSVP no
What happens when you're laid off while pregnant?
What happens when a spouse dies in the middle of a divorce?
Need for speed: Trinity’s Kram hoping for repeat as sprinting champion
UND lands commitment from touted Canadian prospect
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
McFeely: The Hamid Shirvani disaster tour continues
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum and the Land Board need to get in control of their bureaucrats
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
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Honoring our Firefighters
June 1, 2015
Regulatory boost for rail tank car makers could be short lived
CHICAGO -- Oil railcar makers hoping for a lasting boost in demand from tougher North American safety standards may be in for a disappointment. Factors including volatile oil prices and a loophole allowing shippers to keep running older cars could leave rail car makers like Trinity...
June 1, 2015 - 5:05pm
May 15, 2015
STB sets ag rail hearings
FARGO — The U.S. Surface Transportation Board will hold two hearings in Washington, D.C., this summer to address issues with railroad grain transportation. A June 10 hearing will address how to regulate rail carriers that are considered “revenue adequate.” STB decides whether...
May 15, 2015 - 7:18pm
Our View: Rail companies can do better
Something is wrong when you turn the television on and hear these words: “There has been another oil train derailment ...” Unfortunately, it has happened so often that this saying is beginning to become commonplace. In the past three years, North America has had more than a dozen...
May 15, 2015 - 6:58pm
April 1, 2015
Kemp: Million barrels of oil per day riding U.S. rails
More than 1 million barrels of crude oil move by train across the U.S. every day, according to data published for the first time by the government on Tuesday. The volume of crude shipped by rail has increased more than 50-fold in five years, from just 630,000 barrels in January 2010...
April 1, 2015 - 9:55pm
New rail data highlights how much ND crude heads east
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota sends more oil by rail to East Coast refineries than all other areas of the country combined, says new data...
April 1, 2015 - 7:53pm
March 26, 2015
Minn. House blocks oil safety debate
ST. PAUL - Minnesota House Republicans blocked an effort to debate an oil train safety bill Thursday, citing that the legislation was introduced...
March 26, 2015 - 6:01pm
March 25, 2015
Senate Democrats push White House on oil train safety
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday urged the White House to implement national oil train safety standards and to do more to control...
March 25, 2015 - 3:53pm
March 24, 2015
House refuses to reconsider bill for rail safety study; opponents say DOT already studying issue
BISMARCK – House Republicans on Tuesday denied a request to reconsider a failed bill that would have required the North Dakota Department of...
March 24, 2015 - 6:20pm
March 23, 2015
As oil trains roll across America, volunteer firefighters face big risk
NEW YORK - Volunteers at the Galena, Illinois, fire department were hosing down the smoldering wreck of a derailed BNSF oil train on the east...
March 23, 2015 - 10:16pm
March 10, 2015
Minn. state leaders disagree on rail oil safety approach
ST. PAUL -- There is no overall agreement on how to prevent Minnesota oil train explosions. Democrats want to raise railroad taxes $100 million...
March 10, 2015 - 4:50pm
February 25, 2015
House derails bill requiring 2 people to operate train
BISMARCK — House lawmakers narrowly defeated a bill Wednesday requiring two-person crews on all trains moving freight through North Dakota. House Bill 1357 failed by a vote of 46-45, not receiving the 48-vote majority required for bills to pass. Three of the House’s 94 members...
February 25, 2015 - 10:22pm
February 16, 2015
CSX oil train carrying Bakken crude derails in W. Virginia
BECKLEY, W.Va. - A CSX Corp train hauling North Dakota crude derailed in West Virginia on Monday, setting a number of cars ablaze, destroying a house and forcing the evacuation of two towns in the second significant oil-train incident in three days. One or two of the cars plunged...
February 16, 2015 - 6:09pm
November 25, 2014
Why a small North Dakota town is taking on big rail
ENDERLIN -- After her shift at the TraXside Cafe in the southeast North Dakota hamlet of Enderlin, all Karla Souer wants to do is go home. Unfortunately...
November 25, 2014 - 11:37am
October 23, 2014
California getting more Bakken crude by barge than rail
SAN FRANCISCO -- Shipments of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota to California by barge have quietly overtaken those by train for the first time, showing how the state's isolated refiners are using any means necessary to tap into the nation's shale oil boom. While tough permitting...
October 23, 2014 - 11:15am
September 30, 2014
Other Views: Common ground on oil/rails
The two state governors closest to problems associated with the transport of oil by rail seem to be in harmony. Minnesota’s Mark Dayton and North Dakota’s Jack Dalrymple sang from the same songbook last week about putting technology to work to remove volatile gases from Bakken...
September 30, 2014 - 4:30pm