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Lynx vet Brunson credits vegan diet for her longevity
Humor tops bill on annual Gopher Road Trip
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
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
June 6, 2017
ND draft rail plan anticipates increases in freight
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Department of Transportation is planning for more growth in rail freight than the national rate. "Our draft rail plan is a roadmap for future planning and investment," said Rebecca Geyer, head of the Planning and Rail Section of the NDDOT. The department...
June 6, 2017 - 6:24pm
October 8, 2016
Former Burlington Northern CEO Lorentzsen, 99, dies
WEST ST. PAUL, Minn.—Norman M. Lorentzsen's career in the railroad industry spanned 40 years, starting when he worked as a brakeman in...
October 8, 2016 - 3:57pm
March 26, 2014
Cass County is asking Burlington Northern from December train derailment
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Cass County is asking Burlington Northern for tens of thousands of dollars to cover costs from the December train derailment...
March 26, 2014 - 8:26pm
February 4, 2014
Rerouted Amtrak disrupts Devils Lake business
Amtrak routes are being detoured in North Dakota, bypassing Grand Forks, Devils Lake and Rugby. Some in Devils Lake say the lack of reliable...
February 4, 2014 - 9:44am
December 3, 2012
Railroad an important component in the Oil Patch
DICKINSON, N.D. -- While some in Dickinson -- particularly on the south side of town -- might only notice a passing train when it's holding up traffic at a crossing or when its horn is alerting motorists and pedestrians, the railroad is actually a key logistic component of the Bakken...
December 3, 2012 - 8:56am
November 6, 2009
'Business as usual' after Buffett sale
The $34 billion purchase of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway by Omaha, Neb., tycoon Warren Buffett isn't likely to affect local grain shipping rates, say the managers of local elevators. "It's an investment group that's buying the company and I don't think it will have an...
November 6, 2009 - 5:35am
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
March 12, 2009
Train problem stalls downtown GF traffic
Mechanical problems apparently stalled a Burlington Northern freight train during switching operations Thursday morning, blocking three downtown Grand Forks intersections for about a half-hour. Grand Forks County Sheriff's Capt.
March 12, 2009 - 11:42am