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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
City of Fargo employee: let DAPL protesters 'drown in the flooding'
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
crime and courts
nation and world
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Auxiliary selling Valentine cookies
Midgets gymnastics welcomes all challengers for state meet
'Cardiac Cats': Glen Ullin-Hebron storms back on Bulldogs, wins first Region 7 championship
In name of fighting cancer, DSU's Seth Moerkerke went bald Thursday
Blue Hawks ice Waldorf, advance to NSAA semifinals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Port: Gov. Burgum on remaining #NoDAPL protesters: 'More have moved than left'
Kathleen Wrigley: Marsy's Law does not protect victims' names
Port: Reminder: The #NoDAPL protesters in camp are no longer standing with Standing Rock
Port: State of North Dakota buys hotel rooms and bus tickets home for #NoDAPL protesters
Port: Feds a no-show again as N.D. police receive hazmat training before squaring off with protesters
Avon "Avie" Stotz
Fern L. Uhler
Roger S. Farrier
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Kirkwood president committed to hometown, growth
More than a decade caring for the public
South Heart investing $13.1M into education's future
Clear Creek expands into residential heating and plumbing sector
Kids are "Acting Up!" during class
Honoring our Firefighters
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
March 9, 2013
A new source of power
As the issue of reducing natural gas flaring at oil well sites in western North Dakota has become a hot topic of late, one major hauler of Bakken crude is looking at the possibility of using natural gas for fuel. Railroad giant BNSF -- which has a large presence in North Dakota --...
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 13, 2013
Death toll rises as boom takes hold: South Heart woman broken in accident, survives
SOUTH HEART -- The accident was so gruesome, Mary Hodell thought she had died. She broke her knees, a tibia, a clavicle, a wrist, a shoulder...
January 13, 2013 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
3 arrested in eastern Montana for transporting pot on Amtrak train
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Law enforcement officers in northeastern Montana have arrested three people suspected of transporting several pounds of marijuana on an Amtrak train. Roosevelt County officials received a tip that a passenger had a warrant out for his arrest in North Dakota....
October 10, 2012 - 11:58am
September 21, 2012
Man killed when truck tractor struck by train
TOLLEY (AP) -- The North Dakota highway patrol says a 20-year-old Mohall man was killed after the truck tractor and grain trailer he was driving was struck by a train. The patrol says the man was heading from a rural residence to Tolley with a load of canola about 9:30 a.m. and...
September 21, 2012 - 3:33pm
September 1, 2012
Coal dust keeps South Heart fire crews busy
Coal dust appears to be the culprit behind several fires this week along the railroad tracks near South Heart, officials said. South Heart Fire Chief Ken Koppinger said Friday an average of 10 firefighters from the department have responded to the fires that have been flaring up...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 5, 2012
Empty cargo train derails in northeastern Montana
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- A BNSF Railway official says that a cargo train has derailed on a main rail line running across the Northwest. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas says that there are no injuries and no environmental threat from Thursday morning's derailment near Saco in northeastern...
July 5, 2012 - 2:00pm
Train depot booms with Oil Patch passengers
BISMARCK (AP) -- Armies of workers migrating to and from North Dakota's rich oil fields have made Williston's train depot the busiest Amtrak stop in the state and the fastest-growing station in the nation, the railroad said. The once-sleepy little train station in western North Dakota...
April 5, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
CP Railway shipping crude from new terminal
BISMARCK (AP) -- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. has begun shipping rich Bakken crude to the Gulf Coast from a rail-loading facility under construction in western North Dakota. Pasadena, Texas-based U.S. Development Group LLC is building the terminal near the ghost town of Van Hook,...
March 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Driver of semi recovering after hit by train in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The Montana Highway Patrol says the driver of a semi-trailer that was struck by a freight train in northeastern Montana is recovering at a Billings hospital. Trooper Ross Tuggle told The Billings Gazette it appeared 56-year-old Patrick Francis Parker of Sidney...
January 18, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 7, 2011
Man injured when train strikes truck near Hebron
A Hebron man was injured and his vehicle sustained severe damage Tuesday afternoon when he failed to yield to a train 2 miles east of Hebron near Old Highway 10. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported that Russell Heinle, 59, was traveling south on Morton County Road 89 when he...
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
November 5, 2011
No injuries in truck versus train
A train and truck collision Wednesday night left traffic on State Avenue at a standstill for more than an hour, officials said. On Wednesday, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train had entered the crossing on State Avenue when Dickinson resident Michael Bertelsen, 63, who was driving...
November 5, 2011 - 12:00am