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U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
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Hedderich's building in downtown Williston burns for second time in 2 weeks
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P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
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Vikings' backup quarterback Case Keenum relishes extra reps
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Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Donna Mae Weber
Charles D. Schumacher
Mahoneys have Yard of Week
Are you a plant hoarder?
Carrington research center seeks funds
DeMasi Bros. to perform in VC
Breach youth having ‘Grill-n-Chill’
Community calendar of events for July 24, 2017
Public meetings scheduled next week
Community calendar of events for July 20, 2017
Dalkes hold reunion in Jamestown
Ralph & Sonja Rudolph
January 13, 2014
Report puts train crash damage estimate at $6.1 million
CASSELTON, N.D. – Nearly all of the tank cars involved in a fiery train crash near here last month punctured in the wreck, spilling more than 400,000 gallons of crude oil and causing $6.1 million in damage, according to a preliminary report released Monday by federal investigators. According...
January 13, 2014 - 12:49pm
January 6, 2014
‘What-if’ must be considered
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Some flaks for the railroad and oil industries suggest pundits, politicians and editorialists should not dwell on the “what-ifs” of oil train accidents like the derailment, collision and fiery explosion of an oil train and a grain train last week near...
January 6, 2014 - 8:42am
April 14, 2011
Flooding affects rail service in eastern N.D.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- BNSF Railway has suspended service in three eastern North Dakota cities because of flooding. The Grand Forks Herald reports that a floodwall is blocking the tracks in Grand Forks. A clay dike blocks tracks in Harwood. Service in Mayville is cut off at a...
April 14, 2011 - 11:45am
April 7, 2010
Woman killed by train in Detroit Lakes, Minn.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A woman was killed when she was struck by a Burlington Northern Sante Fe train Tuesday morning. Authorities say a 35-year-old...
April 7, 2010 - 8:16am
April 6, 2010
Train kills pedestrian in Detroit Lakes, Minn.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.
April 6, 2010 - 1:15pm
January 13, 2010
Dorgan calls for Amtrak, BNSF meeting
U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) is calling for a meeting between officials with Amtrak and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. At issue are plans for uninterrupted service of the Empire Builder across North Dakota. "The Empire Builder is a critical part of North Dakota's transportation...
January 13, 2010 - 12:18pm
September 15, 2009
N.D. derailment cleaned up
CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) -- A spokesman for BNSF Railway says traffic is back to normal after crews worked through the night to clean up the site...
September 15, 2009 - 7:29am
September 9, 2009
City approves lot agreements
The City Council approved agreements with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Tuesday that will expand three downtown parking lots. A mill and overlay of the four city parking lots bordering the BNSF tracks includes widening the Gun & Reel, Schubert's and Gladstone Inn and Suites...
September 9, 2009 - 7:03am
July 18, 2009
International trade focus of forum
An export forum for international trade shippers and those considering international trade is being held July 28-29 in Minot at the Grand International Inn. Forum topics information from the North Dakota Trade Office on their support of the foreign trade efforts of North Dakota shippers;...
July 18, 2009 - 7:47am
May 28, 2009
Trooper to ride train as a 'spotter'
BISMARCK (AP) -- A North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper is serving as a "spotter" on a BNSF Railway train. The officer on Wednesday will observe traffic approaching crossings as the train travels from Dilworth, Minn., to Williston. Other troopers will be near the train or parked...
May 28, 2009 - 7:43am
March 20, 2009
Derailment cleanup continues for BNSF
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Cleanup at the site of a BNSF Railway freight train derailment on the west edge of this city could take up to a month. More than 4,000 bushels of spilled wheat was being vacuumed up into trucks and hauled to a local elevator, railroad spokesman Gus Melonas...
March 20, 2009 - 7:47am
January 24, 2009
BNSF Railway to furlough workers
BISMARCK (AP) -- BNSF Railway says about two dozen workers in North Dakota will be furloughed because of an economic downturn that has reduced rail traffic. Spokesman Gus Melonas said the company will furlough "about two dozen" workers in Minot, Mandan and Grand Forks. He said...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Tracks reopen after derailment
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- A BNSF spokesman said the section of railroad track where 25 cars carrying corn derailed west of Williston is open again....
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Work continues Monday to clean up BNSF train derailment
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- Crews worked Monday to move about 25 cars on a BNSF train carrying corn that derailed west of Williston. No one was hurt. BNSF spokesman Gus Melonas said the derailment happened late Sunday night along the North Dakota-Montana border, about 20 miles west...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Letter to the editor: Jamestown should consider an overpass for street
Hey Jamestown wake up! You voted in June to defeat the quiet zone ordinance; now some misguided individuals are proposing to reconsider the proposed ordinance. It appears BNSF is willing to grant easements that would widen the downtown parking lots in exchange for closing Third Avenue...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am