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MPR says Garrison Keillor wasn't fired for simply touching 'a woman's bare back'
Ramsey County jail in St. Paul no longer taking detainees
Former Moorhead man accused of killing cats may have tried to get another pet
Peterson: F-M diversion dam likely will be closer to metro area, require upstream and downstream water storage
Winter storm tests St. Paul residents' patience, mayor's shoveling skills
crime and courts
Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring
ND Country music festival could draw 10,000
Oscar nominations 2018: 'The Shape of Water' leads with 13; 'Get Out' nominated for best picture
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Eatbeat: Branch out with shrimp scampi
A boy's basketball-size tumor was slowly killing him. He died days after doctors removed it.
'It’s a whole new way of seeing’: N.D. man set to receive bionic eye
Marilyn Hagerty: Signs of spring
6 takeaways from a study about teens' happiness and time spent online
Mike Zimmer will do 'self-scouting' after Vikings' defense wilted in playoffs
Help wanted: Vikings' Mike Zimmer seeking offensive coordinator, starting QB
Super Bowl's worst teams
Pair of Timberwolves selected as NBA All-Star reserves
NDSU gets verbal commitment from brother of standout linebacker Cox
William "Billy" Houska
Gladys T. Carlson
James W. Cratty
Jody (Holter) Clark
Loretta M. Currie
Tangled bucks, one with severed head, make waves on social media
Rydell hunt meeting rescheduled for Jan. 31
Ski-for-all: This full-body workout on two sticks appeals to young and old
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers chapter on tap for North Dakota
Commentary: Heitkamp's antics were unhelpful to finding a shutdown resolution
Commentary: Is Governor Doug Burgum all vision and no policy?
Best of community journalism distinguishes Andrist's legacy
Extension goal: Elevate visibility of programs
Mike Jacobs: Burgum offers vision and voice
January 13, 2018
Amtrak ridership down in North Dakota
Fewer people are getting on the train at North Dakota Amtrak stations. The train service had 103,850 boardings and alightings for Fiscal Year 2017 in North Dakota, according to a recent report released by Amtrak. That was down from Fiscal Year 2016 by about 3,000 passengers. Statewide...
January 13, 2018 - 7:01am
October 24, 2017
Rail industry phasing out tank cars involved in Casselton derailment ahead of deadline
BISMARCK — Amid declining shipments, the rail industry is phasing out "less-safe" tank cars carrying crude oil ahead of rapidly approaching...
October 24, 2017 - 12:27pm
August 23, 2017
Grand Forks rail bridge fire had human cause, repairs near completion
Workers repairing part of the Grand Forks railroad bridge after the structure was engulfed in flames last week could be finished by the end of...
August 23, 2017 - 5:10pm
July 3, 2017
Train derailment spills 20,000 gallons of crude oil in Illinois
About 20,000 gallons of crude oil belonging to Exxon Mobil Corp was released after a Canadian National Railway Co freight train derailed on Friday at Plainfield, Illinois. The cause of the derailment was unknown, a filing with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday....
July 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
Several passengers injured when Amtrak train derails in Washington state
An Amtrak train with more than 250 people aboard derailed on Sunday near Puget Sound in Washington state, injuring several passengers, although...
July 3, 2017 - 7:59am
June 13, 2017
High winds push rail cars, cause derailment near state mill
High winds caused a train car to partially derail Tuesday morning after pushing a string of 15 empty cars as far as a half-mile away from the...
June 13, 2017 - 1:40pm
June 6, 2017
Photos: Historic train cars roll through Grand Forks for BNSF family appreciation day
Friends and family boarded historic passenger train cars Tuesday afternoon as part of the BNSF family appreciation day. Passengers got a full...
June 6, 2017 - 10:56pm
May 26, 2017
All aboard: Passenger steam locomotive to visit Fargo area next week
FARGO — A vintage steam locomotive will chug through southeastern North Dakota soon, pulling excursion cars and giving people a rare opportunity...
May 26, 2017 - 7:06pm
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
February 8, 2017
Amtrak's Empire Builder route resumes after avalanche
Amtrak’s Empire Builder route resumed Wednesday after heavy snowfall and an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains halted it Monday. Amtrak officials...
February 8, 2017 - 10:14am
January 4, 2017
N.Y. train derailment injures more than 100 commuters
NEW YORK - A New York City train derailed after ramming into a bumper at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, Jan....
January 4, 2017 - 10:59am
December 6, 2016
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
HOUSTON—As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access...
December 6, 2016 - 1:36pm
October 9, 2016
Shell ditches West Coast rail plan for Bakken oil
HOUSTON—North Dakota oil producers were dealt another blow this week when Royal Dutch Shell said it would scrap plans to build an oil train...
October 9, 2016 - 2:45pm
September 29, 2016
One killed, more than 100 injured in N.J. train crash
September 29, 2016 - 3:11pm
September 26, 2016
Train collision near Wahpeton leaves 1 injured
DWIGHT, N.D. — The driver of a semi truck was injured when his rig collided with a train about 10:55 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, on Richland County...
September 26, 2016 - 3:29pm