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Next president of UND Student Body shares priorities
Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Grand Forks lays out path for bike share to roll through city
Grand Forks Fire Dept. responds to south-end apartment fire
Wildfire season arrives
crime and courts
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
Summer jobs: What Fargo-Moorhead well-known personalities say first jobs taught them
'Tase me, and you'll see what happens,' an American Airlines flier said. Police did - 10 times.
Marilyn Hagerty: A letter to Emerson
North Dakota woman's puzzling digestive problem turned out to be bacterial overgrowth
The Eatbeat: Shenanigan's is a Grafton, N.D., institution
Monday's local scoreboard
Monday's local clipboard
Yankees tee off on Twins
GF Central downs Red River in baseball season opener
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
Ronald R. Langowski
Robert "Bob" Alan Kaminski, Sr.
Katherine F. (Katy) Wright
Brad Dokken: Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
'Dr. John' left a legacy of giving back to wildlife
Mike Jacobs: Identify a meadowlark without seeing its breast
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
Viewpoint: Minnesotans deserve safe well water
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Our view: Governor's travel budget needs boost
Burgum: Celebrate downtown investors
BJ Maxson for Sheriff
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
March 19, 2018
Amtrak quietly ends student, AAA discounts
WASHINGTON - Amtrak officials have quietly ended discounts for students and AAA members and raised the age requirement for senior discounts to 65. The discounts, which offered up to 10 percent off tickets, were discontinued earlier this year as part of a shift in strategy for the...
March 19, 2018 - 2:48pm
February 3, 2018
Heitkamp introduces bill to require two-person freight train crews to improve rail safety
FARGO — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND, has introduced a bill aimed at improving rail safety by requiring two-person crews on freight trains....
February 3, 2018 - 1:35pm
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