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Shon Hocker accepts offer to be Dickinson superintendent
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suspends nuclear and missile tests, shuts down test site
crime and courts
nation and world
Cass County project would be North Dakota's first major solar array
ND medical marijuana deadline extended after snafu
Bank of North Dakota reports 14th consecutive year of record profits
Commentary: Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400
The gift of a supportive mother-in-law
place a business brief
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Field event performances carry Lady Midgets to third place
Midgets wiped out in home opener against Jamestown
National-worthy numbers: Five Blue Hawks qualify for NAIA meet
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
COLUMN: New law doesn't improve hiring process for superintendent
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
LaVonne M. Dill
Marie L. Kaiser
Finnly Jay Simonieg
Rep. Josh Boschee
Louis L. Owen
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
New weightlifting studio sees early success
A beautiful backyard
Veterans Pavilion, for those who served
New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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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