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Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
ND Teamsters pin hopes on legislation to save pensions
Jan Murtha taking over as Dickinson city attorney
Blotter: Multiple potential overdoses reported over the weekend
Hoeven speaks to cabin owners about Jamestown Reservoir bill
crime and courts
nation and world
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Walmart reps, Gov. Burgum highlight Fargo sunflower butter company
place a business brief
New video game letting users destroy oil infrastructure comes under fire
Iron Eyes to ask for necessity defense in Dakota Access case
Is new Line 3 needed? A look at the law, PUC’s impending decision
The EPA is targeting ethanol subsidies, rankling Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley
UND petroleum program gears up despite industry downturn
My honest list of thanks
Sending warm thoughts to veterans; women make patriotic quilts
'A Magical Medora Christmas' on the road: show includes stops at Dickinson and Medora
Celebrate 'Roaring Twenties' at Yuletyme
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
Midgets stumble in season opener
Paul Miller remains NDSU's point guard
UND cruises past Division III foe after big games
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Former DHS football player earns MIAC honorable mention
Commentary: News conjures ghost of Bill Langer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
Richard "Dick" Zalesky
Donald & Angela
Business going well at Bowman Lodge and Convention Center
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
The "Best of the Western Edge" Contest
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The 2017 Dickinson Press Pro Football Contest
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
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