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'I am the first': Full gender reassignment surgery believed to be the first in North Dakota
Trump's Duluth visit sparks mixed reactions
Analysis: Two studies show that undocumented immigrants are less likely to commit crime than native-born citizens
A tipster suspected a felon kept 'a large arsenal' at home. Police found 553 guns in all.
Security planning underway for Trump visit to Fargo
crime and courts
nation and world
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
Barley: Crop faring well, but prices, exports are worrisome
When it comes to tipping for service, millennials are cheapest
New ND extension director a good fit
Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
place a business brief
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
Wind developer's payment to Ducks Unlimited raises questions
Efforts to reduce wind energy impact to wildlife prompts controversy
China offered to buy $70 billion in US ag and energy products to ward off Trump's tariffs
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
ND's first West Nile case of season found in Ramsey County
Rancher of the Year: Roughrider Commission honors Brad Gjermundson
Free pool event set in Dickinson
Stern homestead offers walking tours
World Cup roundup: Host Russia eyes second round with win over Egypt
High school athlete of the week - Katie Keator
New Twin Cities PGA Tour event going after golf's biggest names
High school athlete of the week - Amber Sickler
Heart River girls golf team honored on Monday
Commentary: Trump's child separation policy bleeds into tight ND Senate race
Commentary: Deep pocketed interests routinely buy their way onto North Dakota's ballot
Commentary: The goal of gender parity in elected office is as dumb as it is insulting
Commentary: ND non-citizen voting measure receives $100,000 from an out-of-state mystery group
Commentary: Anti-gun Parkland students expected to visit Fargo/Moorhead, Bismarck, and Standing Rock this month
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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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.
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
February 25, 2015
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.
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.
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.
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.
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