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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
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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'
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Lately, late game scenarios a cinch for Blue Hawks
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
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World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
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
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
October 19, 2011
Delaying traffic; BNSF cause of State Avenue traffic jam in Dickinson
Tuesday morning's bumper-to-bumper traffic in west Dickinson was caused by a train and with reported delays of up to a half-hour, many people...
October 19, 2011 - 12:00am
September 10, 2011
Train crashes into vehicle in Dickinson
A Dickinson woman narrowly escaped her vehicle before a train plowed into it near Sixth Avenue Southeast, according to the Dickinson Police Department. "It...
September 10, 2011 - 12:00am
May 26, 2011
Drivers frustrated with crossing
Some drivers who frequently pass the train crossing on State Avenue are frustrated with the way the train operators have been conducting business lately. Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway Director of Public Affairs Amy McBeth does not deny that waits may be longer than usual....
May 26, 2011 - 12:00am