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Automated appointments: Grand Forks firms use text, email for reminders
Some rural Minnesota businesses embrace solar to control energy costs
Dickinson residents help out their neighbors during recent snowstorm
No discussion of Cabinet job in Trump meeting, Heitkamp says
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Women’s golf, baseball each add a recruit
Three from DSU volleyball honored
Hettinger-Scranton boys basketball looks to rebuild quickly, contend for top of region
Hettinger-Scranton Night Hawks girls basketball returns plenty of experience
Dickinson High gymnastics tops the field to start season
SULLIVAN: Read the School District Profile
OUR VIEW: Helping one another through a blizzard and keeping our kids safe online
RUGY: A holiday recipe for government growth
STOSSEL: Drain the Swamp!
BENSON: Billy Graham and C. S. Lewis
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Samuel Denney, Jr.
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
Elizabeth "Elsie" (Roller) Miller
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
January 2, 2014
Claims come in from Casselton train crash
FARGO — After hightailing it to Fargo while a plume of black smoke hovered over his city earlier this week, Gary McKenzie of Casselton walked...
January 2, 2014 - 9:39pm
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 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
Casselton oil fire still smoldering, evacuation order remains
CASSELTON, N.D. - Crews worked through the night to contain a huge oil-fueled fire caused by a train derailment and collision near here Monday afternoon. As of 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, three oil cars were still burning, and crews were working to isolate those cars by removing surrounding...
December 31, 2013 - 12:01pm
December 30, 2013
Trains collide near Casselton, oil cars catch fire
CASSELTON – Officials urged people in Casselton and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes as they dealt with the fallout from a massive...
December 30, 2013 - 3:11pm
December 11, 2013
Oil field traffic forces Amtrak cancellations
FARGO — Heavy freight train traffic in the oil fields has canceled several of Amtrak’s passenger trips between Chicago and Spokane, Wash., through the weekend, disrupting service for hundreds of customers. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said freight congestion — combined with...
December 11, 2013 - 10:16pm
December 2, 2013
9 empty oil tank cars derail in North Dakota
BISMARCK — BNSF Railway says nine empty oil tanker cars derailed after a train was hit by a pickup truck just outside of western North Dakota's Oil Patch, the latest in a string of 'crude-by-rail' accidents that have prompted calls for stricter safety regulations in North America. BNSF...
December 2, 2013 - 10:19am
November 19, 2013
Former hockey coach identified as train victim
FARGO – Police have identified a 43-year-old former hockey coach as the man who was found dead Monday night near the railroad tracks in an industrial area of Fargo. Chad Lewis Johnson, of Fargo, died of injuries related to being struck by a train, Fargo police said in a written...
November 19, 2013 - 10:19am
November 8, 2013
Train carrying ND crude oil derails, explodes in Alabama
A 90-car train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in a rural area of western Alabama early on Friday, leaving 11 cars burning and potentially...
November 8, 2013 - 3:18pm
September 15, 2013
On-time trains a rarity for Amtrak passengers heading east from Fargo
FARGO - The train is late. Again. It's 2:30 a.m. on a Friday, and the Amtrak train that hauls passengers east was supposed to be here 15 minutes...
September 15, 2013 - 12:00am
September 11, 2013
Railroad industry waiting for new regulations over tank cars
BISMARCK -- As oil industry representatives met here Tuesday to discuss the ever-changing industry, one thing was clear: There will be new regulations over shipping crude oil by train. After the July derailment in Canada of a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota, the crude-by-rail...
September 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 3, 2013
Rail explosion investigation comes to N.D.
BISMARCK -- A team investigating the deadly oil train derailment and explosion in Canada was sent to a New Town oil terminal last week to see how the tanker cars were loaded. Firefighters confirmed the Bakken crude oil involved in the early July train explosion in Lac-Mégantic,...
August 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 16, 2013
Train victim identified
WEST FARGO (FNS) -- Cass County authorities have identified the Fargo man who died in a collision between a train and a pickup just west of here Tuesday afternoon. Del Shannon Hiltwein, 40, was the pickup driver found dead after a BNSF train hit his truck, pushing it about 900 to...
May 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Train collides with truck
Rescue workers surround the scene of a train versus pickup accident Tuesday east of Mapleton. The driver was killed in the accident. The BNSF...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
Train carrying oil derails near Parkers Prairie, Minn.
PARKER'S PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A train carrying crude oil derailed near Parkers Prairie just after 6 a.m.
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am