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Charges filed after film crew held at protest camp
Jury finds ND man guilty of murdering man by stabbing him in the heart
Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jury debating murder fate of Spirit Lake Nation man accused of stabbing man in heart
DPS under investigation, parent alleges rooms used without parental consent
crime and courts
nation and world
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Trinity volleyball earns win on senior night over Beach
Blue Hawks, Black Hills State to renew old rivalry
Heart River to add baseball in spring
Former UND standouts make NHL debuts, more to come
Wild use another second-period explosion to blow past Bruins
OMDAHL: Lack of research endangers Marsy's Law
JACOBS: Election could gauge party loyalty in North Dakota
Forum editorial: Re-elect Cramer to House
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Elizabeth "Liz" Bobb
Carol Ann Zimmermann
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