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Ramon, Hoke named students of semester
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Marriage Licenses for Feb. 11, 2017
February 1, 2017
100-year-old uncle attends 100th day of school
CASSELTON, N.D.—What a milestone for the little squirrels at Central Cass school. 100 days! Time flies. But at least one student went above...
February 1, 2017 - 7:35pm
January 31, 2017
Final report on 2013 Casselton train derailment expected next week
CASSELTON, N.D. — A report is expected to be released next week that will provide the probable cause for a major train derailment near...
January 31, 2017 - 4:35pm
December 30, 2016
Three years later, federal investigation of ND oil train blast coming to an end
CASSELTON, N.D. – It’s been three years since a train derailment near here triggered an explosion that sent a massive fireball into the sky, highlighting the dangers of moving crude oil by rail. In that time, the National Transportation Safety Board has been investigating the...
December 30, 2016 - 7:12am
Update - One dead in crash near Casselton
One man was killed in a single-vehicle accident near Casselton, N.D., Thursday evening, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.Erland Wateland, 61, Leonard, N.D., was driving a 1999 Dodge Caravan south on N.D. Highway 18 around 7:08 p.m. The patrol said the van drifted into...
September 30, 2016 - 7:20pm
One dead in crash near Casselton
One man was killed in a single-vehicle accident near Casselton, N.D., Thursday evening, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A 61-year-old Leonard, N.D., man was driving a 1999 Dodge Caravan south on N.D. Highway 18 around 7:08 p.m. The patrol said the van drifted into the...
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September 30, 2016 - 11:19am
July 6, 2016
Casselton boy injured in fireworks accident
FARGO — A Casselton boy playing with a firecracker lost a finger over the weekend, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Department. The boy was lighting the firecracker on a driveway about 6 p.m. Sunday, July 3, when it exploded in his right hand, severing a finger, said...
July 6, 2016 - 6:40am
March 8, 2016
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
The sixth largest ethanol plant in the nation is located in Casselton, North Dakota. Agweek's Shawna Olson gets a tour of the facility and gives...
March 8, 2016 - 8:41am
December 30, 2015
No final report 2 years after fiery Casselton oil crash
CASSELTON, N.D.—Two years after a fiery oil train derailment here, federal investigators still have not released their final report on what caused it. Casselton Mayor Lee Anderson said he thought the National Transportation Safety Board's report would be released sooner. The...
December 30, 2015 - 6:45am
November 3, 2015
Casselton toddler awaiting second heart transplant dies
CASSELTON, N.D. — A Casselton toddler who’d been on a heart-lung bypass machine for 3 1/2 months awaiting a second heart transplant has died. Ember Carey, who recently marked her second birthday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., suffered a massive stroke there Saturday...
November 3, 2015 - 8:17am
November 28, 2014
Rail line to Casselton a priorty
The people in and near Casselton, N.D., can take some heart in an announcement that BNSF Railway will start upgrades and intensify inspections on a stretch of track that has seen a troubling number of derailments and other failures. The announcement came from the offices of Sens....
November 28, 2014 - 7:15am
November 13, 2014
Train derails west of Casselton
CASSELTON – A BNSF Railway train hauling lumber derailed just west of Casselton on Thursday evening. Cass County sheriff’s deputies and other officials responded to a report of a derailed train at 5:34 p.m., a dispatcher for Red River Valley Regional Dispatch said. The derailment...
November 13, 2014 - 6:59pm
November 12, 2014
Boys hospitalized after near-drowning
CASSELTON, N.D. -- Two 4-year-old boys are hospitalized but conscious and alert after a near-drowning Tuesday afternoon at a Casselton hotel, authorities say. CPR was performed on the unrelated boys after Cass County deputies responded to a report at 1:48 p.m. of a suspected...
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November 12, 2014 - 7:38am
February 8, 2014
Heroin found in home near Casselton school
CASSELTON, N.D. — Two people face felony drug charges after police found heroin and marijuana at a Casselton home, which is just blocks away from Central Cass School. According to court documents, undercover officers bought heroin in January from a Fargo woman who set up the transaction...
February 8, 2014 - 10:08am
January 6, 2014
Nine years, four derailments in span near Casselton
CASSELTON, N.D. — At nearly the same site of last week’s fiery train crash here — and nine years earlier to the day — another train ran...
January 6, 2014 - 7:38am
January 3, 2014
Claims come in from Casselton crash
FARGO – After hightailing it to Fargo while a plume of black smoke hovered over his city earlier this week, Gary McKenzie of Casselton walked...
January 3, 2014 - 7:11am