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Tensions rise at Dakota Access protest as Trump set to take White House
Hundreds from across ND to join Women's March near state Capitol
Cannon Ball residents ask pipeline protesters to leave
Widespread flu reported across ND causing at least one death
UPDATE: Suspect still unidentified as friends, colleagues mourn loss of deputy
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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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
July 21, 2016
City proposes fining railroad for all oil cars passing through Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A proposal by the city of Spokane, Wash., that would fine rail companies for cars carrying crude oil sets a “dangerous precedent”...
July 21, 2016 - 8:59pm
June 25, 2016
Man dies on railroad tracks
LEEDS, N.D. -- Law enforcement officers are investigating the death of a Leeds man whose body was found Saturday on railroad tracks. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and Benson County Sheriff’s Department responded at 11:35 a.m. to a report of a train hitting a pedestrian in Leeds....
June 25, 2016 - 8:04pm
May 15, 2016
Railroads see lower volumes; BNSF furloughs hundreds in North Dakota, union says
The news this week that BNSF Railway had parked about 45 locomotives in its Fargo trainyard provided another sign of continued slowdown in the...
May 15, 2016 - 6:00am
March 11, 2016
Man hit by train in downtown Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS -- A man was struck by a train Friday morning in downtown Grand Forks. The unidentified victim appeared to be walking north near Kittson Avenue and South Fourth Street when the eastbound train struck him and dragged him under, injuring his back, leg and possibly other...
March 11, 2016 - 2:39pm
November 10, 2015
Minneapolis resolution seeks better railroad communication
MINNEAPOLIS -- Three Minneapolis City Council members introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for railroads hauling hazardous materials, such as crude oil, to improve communications with the city. The resolution, which its sponsors promise to be acted upon by the full council,...
News/Nation and World
November 10, 2015 - 5:31pm
November 4, 2015
Buffett's BNSF helped lead fight to delay train safety technology
WASHINGTON -- When an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia in May, killing eight people and injuring scores more, the railroad industry's...
News/Nation and World
November 4, 2015 - 10:24am
October 12, 2015
Woman, passenger escape injuries when vehicle hung up on Minot railroad tracks
MINOT -- A Minot woman and her passenger managed to escape injury Sunday when their vehicle got hung up on the railroad tracks and was hit by a train on North Main Street in Minot. According to police, Tania Green, 29, was attempting to make a U-turn when her vehicle became stuck...
October 12, 2015 - 5:10pm
August 4, 2015
Other Views: Railroad inspection makes progress
FARGO -- There was little fanfare last week when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved an agreement with the Federal Railroad Administration for a rail safety inspection program. It was an important step in promoting safety on railroads in North Dakota. Prompted by...
August 4, 2015 - 7:09pm
July 17, 2015
Oil train hits powerline as it derails in NE Montana
CULBERTSON, Mont. – An oil train derailed in northeastern Montana on Thursday and struck a powerline pole as it derailed but has not caused any fires or injuries, officials said Friday. “We’re real lucky it didn’t go bang,” said Chief Deputy Corey Reum with the Roosevelt...
July 17, 2015 - 7:30pm
July 16, 2015
Railroad tracks reopen in northeast Montana
BLAIR, Mont. – The railroad tracks have reopened in northeastern Montana after crews made repairs after a train derailment earlier this week. The tracks reopened about 12:15 p.m. Mountain Time Thursday, said Matt Jones, spokesman for BNSF Railway. Nine rail cars derailed...
News/Nation and World
July 16, 2015 - 5:19pm
July 14, 2015
Buffett may benefit as train lobby bids to weaken safety rule
WASHINGTON -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is set to be a chief beneficiary of a bid by Senate Republicans to weaken new regulations to improve train safety in the $2.8 billion crude-by-rail industry, a key cog in the development of the vast North American shale oil fields. A...
July 14, 2015 - 9:40am
May 22, 2015
BNSF furloughs North Dakota employees, union says
GRAND FORKS — BNSF Railway Co., the largest railroad in North Dakota, is furloughing some employees across its network, including in Grand Forks and elsewhere in the region. “Customers’ volumes in the near term have come down somewhat from their prior estimates; as a result...
May 22, 2015 - 10:51pm
May 18, 2015
State Avenue railroad overpass project moves forward
The city received two bids for the construction of State Avenue railroad overpass project Monday evening during a Dickinson City Commission meeting. "It’s been several years now in the project development stage," City Engineer Craig Kubas said. He said the initial...
May 18, 2015 - 11:06pm
April 21, 2015
Kansas City Southern reports decline in Q1 revenue
CHICAGO - Regional railroad company Kansas City Southern on Tuesday reported a drop in revenue as its coal and energy-related freight volumes took a hit and the strong U.S. dollar hurt its Mexico-based business, but net profit rose. As natural gas prices have fallen, utilities...
News/Nation and World
April 21, 2015 - 6:50pm
March 6, 2015
White House mulled, then balked at curbing explosive gas on oil trains
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration weighed national standards to control explosive gas in oil trains last year but rejected the move, deciding...
March 6, 2015 - 12:34am