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Farm Bureau maintains support for conservation, nutrition in farm bill
After Vatican controversy, McDonald's helps feed homeless in Rome
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Hundreds say goodbye to ND Navy SEAL who died in kayaking incident
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MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Kicker lifts Steelers past Chiefs to advance to AFC title game
Rodgers almost speechless after Packers thrilling win to advance to NFC championship
Mavericks halt Timberwolves' three-game win streak
Wentz looks forward to recharging after taxing year
Lower walleye limits, license fees among changes being considered in MN
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
AstroBob: Aurora -- the big picture from 518 miles up
Port: Legislative session has been embarrassing in the early going
Swift: Life is not so 'Rosy' with new Roomba
OUR VIEW: DSU nursing program too valuable to be eliminated
Shirley A. Dvorak
Kim F. Krull
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
June 7, 2016
Oil on train that derailed met ND oil conditioning order
NEW TOWN, N.D. – The Bakken crude on the oil train that derailed in Oregon last week met North Dakota’s oil conditioning order that requires...
June 7, 2016 - 4:06pm
August 10, 2015
ND hires BNSF manager as inspector for rail safety program
BISMARCK – A manager for the railroad involved in two fiery oil train derailments in North Dakota during the past two years has been hired as the first track inspector for a new state-run rail safety program. Karl Carson will go to work for the state Public Service Commission...
August 10, 2015 - 7:47pm
July 20, 2015
Montana county has had 5 derailments in two years
CULBERTSON, Mont. — Five train derailments have occurred in less than two years in the northeastern Montana County where crews continue cleaning...
July 20, 2015 - 11:22pm
July 18, 2015
Tracks reopen after second northeast Montana train derailment
CULBERTSON, Mont. – Railroad tracks have reopened in northeast Montana as crews continue removing wreckage from a crude oil train derailment....
July 18, 2015 - 12:13pm
July 17, 2015
Tanker cars leaking oil after train derailment in northeast Montana
NEAR CULBERTSON, Mont. — Two days after a BNSF train derailed in far northeastern Montana, another train jumped the tracks Thursday evening, leaking oil from tanker cars, according to KFYR-TV. About 20 cars derailed in Culbertson on Thursday, just a half-dozen miles from the Tuesday...
News/Nation and World
July 17, 2015 - 12:04am
May 7, 2015
UPDATE: Wheel fragments ‘of great interest’ in derailment investigation
Updated 6:35 p.m. HEIMDAL, N.D. – Wheel fragments found at the scene of a fiery oil train derailment here are “of great interest” to...
May 7, 2015 - 10:02am
February 19, 2015
CSX notifies W. Virginia officials of plans to bypass derailment
NEW YORK -- CSX has notified West Virginia officials of its plans to bypass the scene of a crude train derailment and continue deliveries to eastern Virginia, according to the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. A train carrying North Dakota crude...
February 19, 2015 - 11:36am
February 6, 2015
Iowa derailment ignites calls for safer rail cars
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Authorities began to clean up after a northeastern Iowa ethanol train derailment Thursday morning, at about the same time that rail safety advocates renewed calls to get rid of old, less safe rail tank cars that commonly carry crude oil through Minnesota and North...
February 6, 2015 - 12:16am
August 26, 2014
Train derails near Canada-Minn. border
Some residents of Emerson, Manitoba, on the border with Minnesota were evacuated after a train derailed in town, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday. Police responded around 7:30 a.m. and found that two cars containing unscented propane had derailed. However, they didn’t...
August 26, 2014 - 10:14pm
December 31, 2013
Damage Assessment: NTSB arrives to investigate collision near Casselton
By Kyle Potter and Archie Ingersoll CASSELTON — Trails of smoke lingered and flames dwindled amid scorched railcars Tuesday, a disturbing...
December 31, 2013 - 9:16pm
Casselton residents can return home
CASSELTON - The voluntary evacuation of Casselton after the fiery train crash nearby was lifted at 3 p.m. today. Multiple health and environmental officials say the air quality is now safe for residents to return.
December 31, 2013 - 3:18pm
Casselton train crash a ‘huge accident’ but a coincidence
CASSELTON – Gov. Jack Dalrymple called Monday’s fiery train crash in Casselton, his hometown, a “huge accident” that could have been far worse. Dalrymple is set to visit the site of the crash later this afternoon, where he will meet with local officials and federal investigators...
December 31, 2013 - 2:06pm
Booming North Dakota takes latest oil train wreck in stride
CASSELTON - In this tiny North Dakota town, the shock of watching a dozen oil tank cars erupt into flames just a mile or two from residents' homes and businesses stirred little anxiety over the safety of the thriving oil-by-rail business. Here, in the eastern part of a state whose...
December 31, 2013 - 12:44pm
July 9, 2013
When oil goes boom: Pipeline advocates say Quebec railroad disaster involving ND crude points to need for Keystone XL
WILLISTON -- The Bakken crude involved in the deadly train derailment and explosion in Quebec represents only a fraction of the oil shipped...
July 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 8, 2013
Fire was doused on train before it smashed into Quebec town
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec - A driverless, runaway fuel train that exploded in a deadly ball of flames in the center of a small Quebec town started rumbling down an empty track just minutes after a fire crew had extinguished a blaze in one of its parked locomotives, an eyewitness said on...
July 8, 2013 - 1:53pm