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ND coal power plant shuts down after 50-year run
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Short on funds: $200k needed to begin veterans pavilion
Pentagon delivers draft plan to 'rapidly' defeat Islamic State to White House
Senate confirms Ross as commerce secretary
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
Klein, Henningsgard highlight DSU’s NSAA awards
Dickinson High's Martin named to West Region team
Four of Region 7’s best on display for tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
DSU basketball loses to Bellevue in NSAA finals, potentially ending its season
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
McFeely: ND could reduce pain by doing something crazy, like raising taxes
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Port: Group which hosted feisty Cramer town hall in Fargo caught stage managing event in another state
William "Bill" G. Heick
Leo G. Stockert
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
February 8, 2017
Amtrak's Empire Builder route resumes after avalanche
Amtrak’s Empire Builder route resumed Wednesday after heavy snowfall and an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains halted it Monday. Amtrak officials...
February 8, 2017 - 10:14am
January 25, 2017
Man struck, killed by train in eastern ND identified
THOMPSON, N.D. -- A Thompson man killed after being struck by a train Monday morning, Jan. 23, has been identified. Ron Shannon was pronounced...
January 25, 2017 - 2:53pm
December 6, 2016
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
HOUSTON—As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access...
December 6, 2016 - 1:36pm
May 9, 2016
BNSF stores locomotives as commodity downturns slow shipping demand
FARGO -- An economic downturn involving a variety of commodities across various parts of the United States has resulted in BNSF Railway parking...
May 9, 2016 - 6:04pm
March 31, 2016
Downtown Bismarck train horns could be silenced by Halloween
BISMARCK -- BNSF Railway presented its construction plans to Bismarck' traffic engineer, Mark Berg, on Thursday for the quiet rail infrastructure it will build at Third, Fifth and 12th streets in downtown Bismarck, according to City Commissioner Parrell Grossman. The Bismarck City...
March 31, 2016 - 7:06pm
November 4, 2015
Buffett's BNSF helped lead fight to delay train safety technology
WASHINGTON -- When an Amtrak passenger train derailed in Philadelphia in May, killing eight people and injuring scores more, the railroad industry's...
News/Nation and World
November 4, 2015 - 10:24am
August 7, 2015
U.S. sees few railroads meeting safety deadline
WASHINGTON — Only a small number of U.S. railroads will meet the Dec. 31 deadline for implementing new train safety technology that experts say would have prevented the deadly May 12 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, officials said on Friday. A report to Congress by the Federal...
August 7, 2015 - 4:59pm
July 29, 2015
Miles City upset about train speed limit
MILES CITY, Mont. — Burlington Northern Santa Fe has a green light to speed through Miles City at up to 60 mph, and the town isn’t happy. “The town is pretty upset about it, to tell you the truth,” said Butch Grenz, Miles City mayor. “I have got more unhappy constituents...
News/Nation and World
July 29, 2015 - 10:37pm
ND PSC inks deal with feds for state-run rail inspection program
BISMARCK – North Dakota regulators have signed a deal with the Federal Railroad Administration that will allow the state to launch a rail safety program funded by the Legislature and proposed after a fiery oil train derailment near Casselton in 2013. The agreement signed Wednesday...
July 29, 2015 - 3:37pm
July 14, 2015
Buffett may benefit as train lobby bids to weaken safety rule
WASHINGTON -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is set to be a chief beneficiary of a bid by Senate Republicans to weaken new regulations to improve train safety in the $2.8 billion crude-by-rail industry, a key cog in the development of the vast North American shale oil fields. A...
July 14, 2015 - 9:40am
March 23, 2015
As oil trains roll across America, volunteer firefighters face big risk
NEW YORK - Volunteers at the Galena, Illinois, fire department were hosing down the smoldering wreck of a derailed BNSF oil train on the east...
March 23, 2015 - 10:16pm
March 10, 2015
Minn. state leaders disagree on rail oil safety approach
ST. PAUL -- There is no overall agreement on how to prevent Minnesota oil train explosions. Democrats want to raise railroad taxes $100 million...
March 10, 2015 - 4:50pm
March 6, 2015
White House mulled, then balked at curbing explosive gas on oil trains
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration weighed national standards to control explosive gas in oil trains last year but rejected the move, deciding...
March 6, 2015 - 12:34am
February 23, 2015
Cleanup continues after derailed CSX train spills oil
NEW YORK -- A cleanup was continuing in the Kanawha River in West Virginia on Sunday after an oil spill last week following the derailment of a CSX Corp. train, though drinking water was not affected, the company and federal officials said. Twenty seven of the train's 109 cars...
February 23, 2015 - 10:15pm
January 15, 2015
Trains roll through region with low oil prices
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Plunging oil prices do not immediately mean fewer trains will cross Minnesota, a state railroad expert said. North Dakota...
January 15, 2015 - 12:00am