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August 4, 2016
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Tiny Ranier, near the Canada border, gets a reprieve from noisy trains
August 4, 2016 - 2:00am
July 25, 2016
Canada to phase out crude-by-railcars early as shipments drop
July 25, 2016 - 9:09pm
Crews work on the scene of a train derailment near Bena, Minn. on Monday morning. (Jillian Gandsey/Bemidji Pioneer)
Derailed train cleanup continues near Bena, Minnesota
July 25, 2016 - 3:30pm
July 15, 2016
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Minnesota man hurt in crash with train, which flipped his pickup
July 15, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 3, 2016
Train carrying Bakken oil derails in Oregon
June 3, 2016 - 8:17pm
April 21, 2016
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Minnesota city mourns for teen killed by train
April 21, 2016 - 4:30pm
April 19, 2016
Teen struck, killed by train has been identified
April 19, 2016 - 1:56pm
April 1, 2016
Investigators gather Friday, May 8, 2015, at the site of the oil train derailment and fire near Heimdal, N.D. Photo courtesy of the ffice of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
Minnesota senators tell railroads to begin talking safety
April 1, 2016 - 6:45pm
Corn (Forum News Service file photo)
High corn forecasts not expected to cause another railway backlog
April 1, 2016 - 6:30pm
March 10, 2016
More than 400 defects in rail conditions found since August in North Dakota
March 10, 2016 - 9:39am
January 13, 2016
Peggy Harter, a rail crossing engineer with Stantec Engineering, described options the firm helped the city of Benson develop to address safety and mobility issues at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway crossings. Harter and city officials hosted an open house-style meeting Monday to gather citizen input on the proposals. (TOM CHERVENY | WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE)
Safety issues bolster Benson’s case for improving rail crossings
January 13, 2016 - 5:45pm
December 7, 2015
State inspectors take on rail safety program
December 7, 2015 - 2:30am
November 19, 2015
The charred remains of railroad cars after an oil tanker train derailed and exploded Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, west of Casselton, N.D. The cars have been moved from the site of the crash to a nearby field. (Dave Wallis / Forum News Service)
Second train worker sues BNSF over Casselton oil train explosion
November 19, 2015 - 7:30am
November 17, 2015
Graphic by Carli Greninger/Grand Forks Herald
THE TREND: Apply for UND president; train traffic could shift; UND nickname retired for a reason; 30 dogs need help
November 17, 2015 - 8:48am
November 16, 2015
Jack Sitter, a resident of Warehouse Apartments, 901 University Ave., says he'd love to see more peace and quiet in the neighborhood. "If you're outside, there's no break," he said of the train noise, and especially the train's horn. "It just goes right through your bones."  Photo by Sam Easter/Grand Forks Herald
Grand Forks residents hopeful for train traffic shift
November 16, 2015 - 7:27pm