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Water sports 101: How to choose the best lake day activity
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Yellow-flowered street-side plant identified
Pride and fear may explain elder's refusal to use physical aids
Man turns saddle-making hobby into full-time business
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Report: Timberwolves one of ‘preferred landing spots’ for Kyrie Irving
Bismarck's Ripplinger takes second place in Cadet Greco-Roman tournament
United's Kallman working to be a more vocal leader
Vikings' Murray to report to camp Sunday
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Pinke Post: The best yes volunteer and county fair experience
Column: There are several ways to enjoy grilled watermelon
Column: Mom uses kindness to teach about differences
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
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Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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Honoring our Firefighters
January 6, 2015
Larimore Strong: People react to fatal school bus crash in Larimore, North Dakota
A school bus struck a train Monday near Larimore, N.D., killing the driver, Max Danner, 62, and a 17-year-old student. Following the tragedy, many people expressed their feelings--and their support for the small community of Larimore--on Twitter. Here's the story on the crash...
January 6, 2015 - 12:17pm
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
February 27, 2014
Minnesota could face crude disaster loss ‘on massive scale:' Parsons: Firefighters don’t have equipment, training to fight oil fires
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Public safety officials across Minnesota lose sleep at night over the possibility of major crude oil transportation disasters such as ones last year in North Dakota and Quebec. That is what state Public Safety Commissioner Mona Doman told House Transportation...
February 27, 2014 - 11:53pm
February 4, 2014
More oil leaving Superior by rail
SUPERIOR, Wis. — It’s just a small piece of the North American oil bonanza pie, but Wisconsin’s only refinery quietly is moving more oil...
February 4, 2014 - 11:22pm
February 3, 2014
'Hiccup' led to delay in dispatching hazmat team
BISMARCK — As derailed train cars exploded near his city on Dec. 30, Casselton Fire Chief Tim McLean called a phone number he thought would put him in touch with someone who could dispatch a Fargo-based hazardous materials team to the fiery scene. “It rang and rang and rang,...
February 3, 2014 - 8:36pm
February 1, 2014
Old risks, new worries: Long-maligned rail cars shoulder mounting oil traffic, but inspections stay static
CASSELTON — Maggie Heller watched black smoke drift over her Leonard home a month ago, 20 miles south from where more than a dozen railcars...
February 1, 2014 - 8:52pm
January 9, 2014
Hoeven: U.S. rail tank car safety standards due in weeks
WASHINGTON - U.S. officials have promised to issue within weeks new safety standards for the kind of tank cars involved in a spate of fiery derailments in recent months, a lawmaker said on Thursday. Rail cars carrying crude oil out of the Bakken region of North Dakota have been...
January 9, 2014 - 3:17pm
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