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I posted a huge note for the thief who stole my bike. Then my doorbell rang.
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COLUMN: Let the market decide: Organic and economics
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Where communities thrive: Megan Klassen shares love of Dickinson through her work
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
Enriching people's lives: Carrie Zimmerman takes leadership role
Cookies for the veterans
Crop failure on the kitchen table
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Twins' Dozier on Polanco's suspension: 'No one wants to cast judgment by any means'
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Patriots acquire former Vikings WR Patterson
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
COMMENTARY: Schools shouldn't have excused students for anti-gun protests
Mary Eve Thomas
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Jerome M. Tveter
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We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
Tilted Tulip, many things for many people
New clothing store opens in Bowman
Dickinson 4-H and FFA chapters continue to prepare students
Viola LaFontaine leads Mott-Regent schools, set to retire at the end of the year
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
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February 8, 2018
North Dakota state rail inspectors issued 49 violations last year
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Public Service Commission's two rail safety inspectors issued 49 violations last year, the agency said Thursday,...
February 8, 2018 - 2:56pm
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
ST. PAUL — Mark Nichols, a retired occupational safety expert, almost couldn't believe what he was hearing, though he trusted his confidential source. In late June, a car from a Union Pacific railroad train had partially derailed overnight near the Mississippi River in St. Paul,...
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
May 26, 2017
All aboard: Passenger steam locomotive to visit Fargo area next week
FARGO — A vintage steam locomotive will chug through southeastern North Dakota soon, pulling excursion cars and giving people a rare opportunity...
May 26, 2017 - 7:06pm
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.
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...
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...
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