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Helms: Safe oil shipments are regulators’ constant goal
A recent train derailment in West Virginia has generated some inquiries for the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources regarding the safety of transporting Bakken crude oil by rail. On Dec. 9, the Industrial Commission unanimously approved an order that requires all oil producers...
February 25, 2015 - 6:47pm
February 11, 2015
BNSF releases ND capital program: Dickinson rail yard included in $326M expansion, maintenance project
Construction to expand parts of Dickinson’s railways will begin later this year as part of Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC’s multimillion-dollar...
February 11, 2015 - 10:12pm
January 20, 2015
Larimore crossing to get automated arms
LARIMORE -- Local and state agencies are moving forward with BNSF Railway to fund the installation of automated crossing arms at the intersection near Larimore, N.D., where a school bus and train collided killing a student and the bus driver. County Highway Engineer Nick West...
January 20, 2015 - 11:11pm
January 7, 2015
Analyst: Grain train movement could improve
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A decline in Bakken oil trains isn’t likely to spell good things for grain farmers, according to rail observers. Getting grain on trains has been a struggle for Montana’s $1.5 billion wheat economy for more than a year, during which time critics have faulted...
January 7, 2015 - 12:26pm
January 6, 2015
Town to ticket train engineers if they block tracks too long
BERTHOLD, N.D. -- The police chief in Berthold, a small Oil Patch town west of Minot, has new marching orders from city hall: Ticket the train engineer the next time a BNSF Railway train blocks both crossings in town for more than 20 minutes. Berthold is taking a page out of the...
January 6, 2015 - 5:49pm
January 1, 2015
Minnesota study: Millions needed for rail safety
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota needs to spend $244 million to improve railroad crossing safety where oil trains cross the state, the Minnesota...
January 1, 2015 - 10:32pm
December 29, 2014
Looking back on the fiery blast that changed the state's oil business
CASSELTON — Tim McLean was fixing a truck on his farm when his pager beeped to summon him to duty as a volunteer firefighter. As McLean...
December 29, 2014 - 8:58pm
December 1, 2014
18 cars derail in west central Minnesota; no threat seen to public health
WADENA, Minn. -- About 18 cars derailed at 6:23 a.m. Monday four miles northwest of Wadena according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. Ten of the cars were empty tankers while the rest of the cars held sugar and corn meal. The sheriff’s office emphasized there was...
December 1, 2014 - 11:40am
November 10, 2014
Container shippers fear shutdown: BNSF denies reports of terminal closures
By Mikkel Pates Forum News Service FARGO — Regional exporters that deal in value-added ag product shipments say their container shipments have been disrupted by rail restrictions in St. Paul and Chicago container loading yards. Bob Sinner, president...
November 10, 2014 - 9:11pm
Driver killed after train smashes semi
RAY -- A 55-year-old Arizona man was killed Thursday afternoon when a train hit his semi on railroad tracks a mile northeast of Ray. The semi was heading east on 65th Street Northwest, crossing the tracks, when a northeast-traveling train struck the passenger side of the truck...
October 10, 2014 - 2:42pm
September 16, 2014
Beach City Council tables rezoning decision for railroad expansion
BEACH -- Citing the absence of a council member, the Beach City Council tabled a rezoning decision regarding a proposed $7 million railroad expansion for the Beach Grain Cooperative following a public hearing at its regular meeting Monday night. Beach Mayor Walter Losinski said...
September 16, 2014 - 11:55am
September 12, 2014
Our View: BNSF derailment in Dickinson warrants answers, solutions
Saturday’s derailment in Dickinson had a lot of people breathing a sigh of relief. But what people across the nation deserve is a chance to breath easy. It’s hard to do that when the news and fear mongers constantly bring up explosive and deadly derailments. Take the Lac-Megantic,...
September 12, 2014 - 4:37pm
September 11, 2014
State Avenue railroad crossing to shut down for track replacement
The railroad crossing at State Avenue will be closed beginning Thursday as BNSF Railway works to the crossing surface. Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, according to Amy McBeth, spokesperson for BNSF Railway. The section of State Avenue will be closed to traffic...
September 11, 2014 - 1:39pm
September 9, 2014
Dunn County to mark arrival of railroad 100 years ago
Early settlers to Dunn County relied on the railroad to carry them across the plains of North Dakota in search of a new life. One-hundred...
September 9, 2014 - 2:11pm
September 6, 2014
Train cars derail near West Dakota Oil gas station
Four flatbed railcars and a boxcar derailed Saturday morning in Dickinson. A BNSF Railway train was traveling east when it went off the tracks...
September 6, 2014 - 9:09am