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Authorities making more arrests near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
Port: North Dakota’s assistance program for #NoDAPL protesters closed down after hotel room was trashed
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Treasury's Mnuchin says he wants "very significant" tax reform passed by August
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
Blue Hawks find a way past Dakota State in tourney opener
Before prep for Walford, Blue Hawks took time to celebrate title
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
NDSU athletic department faces cut of $800,000 in state funding
UND hopes Senior Weekend isn't last trip to home ice this season
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
Port: House votes to restrict civil asset forfeiture despite opposition from law enforcement
Matthew D. Butler
Jacob R. "Jake" Renner
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
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
May 4, 2011
Train sparks may have started blazes
GLADSTONE -- A train spewing sparks due to possible mechanical issues is believed to be the cause of eight spot fires along the railroad tracks...
May 4, 2011 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
ND train derailment closes streets
WEST FARGO (AP) -- Five cars loaded with coal tipped Friday when an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train derailed in West Fargo. The Forum quoted police as reporting no injuries and no spill of hazardous chemicals. The derailment closed several streets and prompted police...
December 17, 2010 - 3:42pm
December 12, 2010
Coal train derails on edge of Jamestown
JAMESTOWN (AP) -- Authorities say a coal train of nearly two dozen cars derailed today on the edge of Jamestown. Stutsman County Sheriff's Lt. Bruce Judd says his office received the call about 7:30 a.m. and responded to the wreck on the west end of the railroad yard. Judd says...
December 12, 2010 - 1:01pm
November 19, 2010
Quiet zone not so quiet
Train horns are still blowing in Medora even after $196,000 was spent and months of work went into a railroad crossing "quiet zone" which began Aug. 6. "I and other city officials have heard citizen complaints on a nearly daily basis," Medora Police Chief John Bey said. "I was then...
November 19, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
A little more peace and quiet in Medora
After an 18-month process, trains passing through Medora may be a bit less audible as railroad crossing quiet zones go into effect today. "It was kind of a long, drawn-out process, but it finally happened," said Mayor Doug Ellison.
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 11, 2010
City supports train route
Local officials have endorsed reinstating a passenger train that hasn't run through the area in 30 years, but the project may not be backed financially. The North Coast Hiawatha Amtrak route operated between Chicago and Seattle, with stops at Dickinson, Fargo, Valley City, Jamestown...
July 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
Quiet zone vote planned in Casselton
CASSELTON (AP) -- Residents of Casselton will vote Tuesday on whether they want to silence train whistles through the southeastern North Dakota town. The vote is only advisory. The city council will have the final say. The proposal calls for using 75 percent of the revenue from...
June 7, 2010 - 11:09am
April 3, 2010
Train hits abandoned car
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe engineer is relieved the vehicle the train he was operating crashed into Friday morning was unoccupied. Nobody was injured by the crash. A Hebron woman who allegedly left the vehicle at the crossing had been drinking, according to a press release from...
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
Train hits abandoned car near Richardton
A Hebron woman was arrested early this morning for allegedly drinking and leaving a car at a railroad crossing. A train then struck the car, causing minor damage to the train, according to a North Dakota Highway Patrol press release. No one was injured. Patricia Olson, 33, allegedly...
April 2, 2010 - 10:28am
April 17, 2009
Senate kills quiet rail bill; probably will be revived
BISMARCK -- The Senate narrowly voted down a bill late Friday that several North Dakota cities had been counting on to help them silence ear-splitting train horns. But Senate leaders predict the bill will be revived Monday because its prime sponsor, Sen. David Nething, R-Jamestown,...
April 17, 2009 - 10:50pm
February 24, 2009
Amtrak train strikes, kills man in D.C.
LORTON, Va. (AP) -- Police say a man has been hit and killed by an Amtrak train outside Washington, D.C., after the engineer tried to stop but couldn't. Fairfax County police say the train was heading from New York City to Charlotte, N.C., when it hit the man in Lorton, Va., just...
February 24, 2009 - 3:49pm
January 30, 2009
Obama's trip may be sign of things to come
Everyone will have her own way of thinking about the remarkable events centered on Jan. 20. Some probably thought the over-sized bow on Aretha Franklin's hat was outrageously over the top, but when she began to sing, everything about her -- including the bow -- was perfect. Many...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am