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Senate approves rolling BreatheND into health department
Witnesses recount night of shooting as murder retrial begins
Stark Development Corporation thanks Gaylon Baker for his accomplishments
City commission mulls occupancy tax
Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
crime and courts
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Blue Hawks find a way past Dakota State in tourney opener
Before prep for Walford, Blue Hawks took time to celebrate title
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
NDSU athletic department faces cut of $800,000 in state funding
UND hopes Senior Weekend isn't last trip to home ice this season
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Port: Anger and insults in the ND House, casino suffers and wind industry targeted
Donna Mae Hewson
Matthew D. Butler
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
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