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Gardner Denver relocates and adds services
Woman who conspired with former ND sheriff to sell meth admits guilt
Corroded handgun found near Jefferson Elementary not fireable, police say
ND Democrats open state convention with endorsements, Sinner tribute
Guns, marijuana, abortion: Debate begins on the Dem-NPL platform
crime and courts
nation and world
A problem the rest of the country shares with Toys R Us: Not enough babies
Fargo, all Toys ‘R’ Us stores to close nationwide
2 Cass County contractors banned from doing business in North Dakota
First Duluth Trading Co. in North Dakota sets opening date
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
place a business brief
Geology is destiny: A Q&A with John Bluemle
Badlands energy development focus of film
Why are gas prices going up?
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
ND oil production moves into growth mode
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Hospital to host Stop the Bleed course
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
It starts with a cotton swab
The United States falls in World Happiness rankings - again
Hillsboro-Central Valley holds off late Carrington rally to make Class B boys state title game
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
Hedberg's 3-point shooting vaults Minot Ryan past St. John in Class B boys semifinals
MILLER: UND men's hockey just a little bit short
UND's NCAA hopes alive but fading after NCHC Frozen Faceoff loss
LETTER: Dog park should be a safe place for humans and dogs
LETTER: Keep supporting the fine arts
LETTER: Hoeven and Heitkamp should support the Cole-Bishop Act
Listen to your gut for kindness
An economics class taught me about gender and income inequality
Ernest "Ernie" Heidecker
Mary Eve Thomas
Jerome M. Tveter
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Denise Brew helps Dunn County as the emergency manager
Meeting Watford City's vehicle needs
'She makes sure it gets made'
Historic hotel continues expanding, improving services
Killdeer Convenience Store soon to expand
2018 Best Of The Western Edge Winners
5 places close to home to consider for your spring vacation
30 under 30
January 12, 2018
Federal safety board releases final cause, recommendations after fiery ND oil train derailment in 2015
HEIMDAL, N.D.—The National Transportation Safety Board has released its final accident report and safety recommendations nearly three years...
January 12, 2018 - 2:35pm
October 24, 2017
Canadian Pacific railroad’s upgrades allow faster speeds in ND
MINOT, N.D. – As a result of infrastructure upgrades on the rail corridor adjacent to U.S. Highway 52 in North Dakota , the maximum regulated track speed will go from 49 to 60 mph. The change, which covers most of the corridor from Drake in north-central North Dakota to the Canadian...
October 24, 2017 - 9:12pm
May 30, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Of railroads, newspapers and education
The circumstances facing higher education these days remind me strongly of the situation facing newspapers a couple of decades ago. Industry...
May 30, 2017 - 8:09am
March 15, 2017
New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer
NEW YORK -- While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, March 9, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting...
March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
January 13, 2017
Severe winter weather creates challenges for railway
MINOT, N.D.—Severe winter weather creates challenges for train traffic and BNSF says it has put plans in place to remedy and prevent stoppages...
January 13, 2017 - 2:15pm
September 30, 2016
Rail agency alerts tank car owners to potential defects
WASHINGTON - The Federal Railroad Administration has identified potential flaws in some DOT-111 tank cars that carry crude oil and other hazardous...
September 30, 2016 - 3:55pm
July 25, 2016
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
TORONTO—Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, the government said on Monday,...
July 25, 2016 - 12:23pm
May 15, 2016
Press pass; Sunday, May 15, 2016
Here’s some of our top stories from Friday’s edition. It’s your Press Pass to some of the best stories we bring you every day. Want your...
May 15, 2016 - 5:00am
March 9, 2016
ND’s first rail inspector now certified; more than 400 violations found since August
BISMARCK – The first track inspector hired by North Dakota regulators for a new rail safety program created in the wake of two fiery oil train derailments has earned his federal certification while finding more than 400 defective conditions and over a dozen violations, PSC officials...
March 9, 2016 - 12:32pm
December 27, 2015
New method for making oil safe for rail shipping to be tested
BISMARCK – An alternative method for reducing the volatility of Bakken crude will be tested next year as state regulators report a “significant increase” in noncompliance with oil conditioning this winter. The North Dakota Industrial Commission gave approval this month for Hellervik...
December 27, 2015 - 12:02am
December 8, 2015
North Dakota inspectors take on rail safety program
BISMARCK -- Both inspectors for a state rail safety program — aimed to prevent such fiery derailments involving crude oil as happened this year near Heimdal — have been hired and are training with federal inspectors.
December 8, 2015 - 10:45am
October 6, 2015
U.S. oil-rail flux means no retrofit bonanza for tank car makers
NEW YORK -- When U.S. regulators adopted new rules last May to make hauling crude by rail safer, shippers anticipated relatively moderate costs and adjustments while rail tank car makers geared up for a retrofitting bonanza. It has not worked out that way.
October 6, 2015 - 3:54pm
September 1, 2015
Big Rail's little cousins find boon in U.S. oil-by-rail bust
OLEAN, N.Y. -- Amid the rolling mountains surrounding this quiet town in southwest New York state, tucked away on miles-long stretches of underused...
September 1, 2015 - 10:43am
August 7, 2015
U.S. sees few railroads meeting safety deadline
WASHINGTON — Only a small number of U.S. railroads will meet the Dec.
August 7, 2015 - 4:59pm
August 6, 2015
Continental Resources' heavy pipe use to move oil bad for railroads
WILLISTON — Continental Resources said on Thursday it ships more than two-thirds of its North Dakota oil via pipeline, a major change that threatens the oil transportation business of BNSF Railway and other railroads which had boomed in recent years. The second-largest North Dakota...
August 6, 2015 - 7:35pm