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Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Outside NRA Headquarters, hundreds gather in vigil and protest
McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'
6-year-old tells NASA to make Pluto a planet again: 'You need to fix this problem for me'
Trump budget cuts crop insurance and heating, boosts military and infrastructure
crime and courts
nation and world
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Winter weather causes slight drop in oil production
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
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
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
What I missed during sex education - and you probably did too
Kind kids help hurting teacher
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
U.S. mens hockey shut out by Russia 4-0 in preliminary round
DHS boys maintain state hopes with win over Williston
Shorthanded DHS gymnastics team wins WDA regionals
Kubas leads Titans into battle: Dickinson Trinity tops Beach, advances in tournament
McFeely: Heitkamp vs. Cramer sure to be nasty, expensive
Commentary: I'm a Broward County teacher. Thoughts and prayers won't keep my students safe.
Commentary: Air pollution in North Dakota, an oil and coal state, is down 25 percent over the last 5 years
A lifetime commitment to cancer prevention
FEDORCHAK: A 'duty to engage' on issues affecting North Dakotans
Raymond F. Sigl, Jr.
Theodora "Teddy" Sabrosky
Michael R. Urlacher
Edward J. "Buckshot" Hollinger
Alexander "Alex" Hushka
Donald & Angela
New fabric store/coffee shop opens in Richardton
Hebron potter looks to the future
Stone Mill helps nurture Richardton grain growers
Dakota Community Bank stays personal
Forgotten Collections, a unique find in Richardton
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
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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
August 20, 2014
Hearing set on treatment of N.D. crude oil before transport
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators have set a special hearing for Sept. 23 to gather input on the safe transportation and marketability of...
August 20, 2014 - 5:05pm
August 18, 2014
Beach zoning board recommends land use change for elevator rail spur
BEACH -- A proposed rail spur that would alleviate the Beach Grain Cooperative’s issues with trains took its first step toward becoming a reality Monday morning. The Beach Zoning Board unanimously recommended that the city rezone 156 acres of land on the east side of town from...
August 18, 2014 - 4:26pm
August 11, 2014
Canadian Pacific CEO: We will get better
MINOT — Hunter Harrison, CEO of Canadian Pacific Railway, showed his pride and disappointment in his railroad’s ability to move North Dakota grain in a meeting Aug. 11 with shippers and two U.S. senators in Minot. But Harrison also showed a fiery, defiant side — defending...
August 11, 2014 - 11:27pm
60 mph too fast for trains through Devils Lake
Sixty miles an hour is too fast for BNSF trains to be roaring through downtown Devils Lake. The railroad has informed the city it intends to raise speed from 30 mph to 60 mph in order to address a backlog of grain trains, Amtrak service suspensions and delays, and other freight bottlenecks...
August 11, 2014 - 5:26pm
July 23, 2014
Rules of the rail: Federal government seeks tougher oil-train regulations
GRAND FORKS — The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil after several derailments led to spills...
July 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
July 18, 2014
Deal would allow some BNSF trains one-person crew: Tentative agreement goes against possible federal regulations
FARGO — BNSF Railway has struck a tentative agreement with a union that would allow one-person train crews on certain routes if a monitoring system is in use. The proposed agreement, which is at odds with the national union’s staunch support of two-person crews, also conflicts...
July 18, 2014 - 11:55pm
Oil trains, born of U.S. energy boom, face test in new safety rules
WASHINGTON - North Dakota's Bakken Oil Patch has thrived thanks in large part to the once-niche business of hauling fuel on U.S. rail tracks...
July 18, 2014 - 5:49pm
July 15, 2014
Trade group: Oil train sector has work to settle safety concerns
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. refining industry has not agreed to a deal reached by oil producers and railroads on improving the safety of oil tank cars, it said on Tuesday, suggesting a key piece of anticipated reforms remains unsettled. On Monday, several industry sources said the...
July 15, 2014 - 5:20pm
June 9, 2014
Agriculture rail shipment progress spotty
FARGO — Agricultural shipment gains on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway continued to improve for agricultural customers through the end of May, but progress is spotty. In its weekly podcast report on May 30, BNSF reported system-wide cycle turnaround times per month had...
June 9, 2014 - 10:07pm
May 30, 2014
CN Rail sees U.S. banning older rail cars for oil in 3-5 years
Canadian National Railway Chief Executive Claude Mongeau said on Thursday he expects U.S. regulators to phase out use of DOT-111 tank cars in three to five years, following a deadly explosion in Quebec last year. Mongeau also expects U.S.
May 30, 2014 - 10:55am
May 27, 2014
In rail towns, some try to stop oil trains
Albany, N.Y., Sheriff Craig Apple assured a room of concerned citizens that county emergency crews were prepared to handle an oil-train accident involving three or four tank cars. Firefighters have been training to combat railcar fires with foam, and evacuation plans are detailed...
May 27, 2014 - 12:21am
May 23, 2014
BNSF exec sees ‘big opportunity’ in switch from diesel to LNG locomotives
BISMARCK – As a North Dakota company prepares to fire up the state’s first production facility for liquefied natural gas, the nation’s...
May 23, 2014 - 1:16pm