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ND Supreme Court justice announces resignation
Burgum salary still debated in ND Legislature
U.S. judge blocks Trump sanctuary city order
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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
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Watch: Harlem Globetrotter sinks incredible behind-the-back trick shot at US Bank Stadium
Golfers get relief from armchair judges watching video
Peterson agrees to terms with Saints, who open at Minnesota
Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of NASCAR season
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp took a mountain of money from special interest committees
Port: ND lawmaker says 'there’s absolutely zero chance we’ll be done on Tuesday'
Port: Heidi Heitkamp leaked her fundraising numbers early because she didn’t want you to see where the money came from
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Patricia "Patsy" Jost
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
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
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
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
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