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Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
'We must speak': MLK Day event shares vitality of King's legacy
Breast-feeding advocates: Chick-fil-A flap exposes inadequacies of ND law
Northeast Minn. historians plan events marking 1918 fires that killed hundreds
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
crime and courts
Lead singer of the Cranberries dies at age 46
Mark Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million salary to anti-sexual harassment group #TimesUp
Mystic Lake cancels Super Bowl pop-up nightclub: shows planned for space will move inside casino
Zac Brown Band coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis
Jamestown library plans Louis L'Amour display
Is that yogurt really healthy? Here's what to know.
Giant chocolate chip cookies and the lessons kids learn on the farm
Labor of love: Couple puts sweat equity into new kitchen addition
Jessie Veeder: How to define a good life
Roth finds scoring touch in UMD's sweep of Colorado College
Monday's local scoreboard
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
Minnesota erupts in OT to win at Penn State
Vikings stay up late to watch replays of Diggs' miraculous catch
Esther Mae Egeland Doble
Irene A. Elshaug
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota Game and Fish to offer 502 nonresident archery tags
A stringer of success: Longtime Devils Lake fishing tourney organizer will reel in 34th year
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Siskins may be plain birds, but they're never dull
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Commentary: Environmentalists move the goal posts on North Dakota refinery
Letter: Westward expansion needs more research
Letter: Not everyone finds a partner in Zinke
Lloyd Omdahl : Will medical pot go up in smoke?
Letter: Still disappointed by course closure
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
October 5, 2017
Cathay man dies when pickup hit by train
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — A 61-year-old Cathay man died when the pickup he was driving was hit by a BNSF train Thursday, Oct. 5, about 11 miles...
October 5, 2017 - 1:49pm
September 22, 2017
Railroad to replace, close crossings in north Grand Forks
Work to replace railroad crossing at several streets in north Grand Forks will close the roads. BNSF Railway will shut down the crossings at...
September 22, 2017 - 5:14pm
August 19, 2017
Businesses search for alternative ways to move grain after rail bridge fire in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, ND - Local businesses are already feeling burned as a result of the Friday, Aug. 18, fire. One company says they could be out $50,000....
August 19, 2017 - 10:40am
August 18, 2017
Cause of railroad bridge fire unknown
UPDATE: The fire on the railroad bridge in downtown Grand Forks is now out.
August 18, 2017 - 6:35pm
July 17, 2017
Two injured near Bemidji in train-pickup crash
BEMIDJI, Minn. —Two people were hurt Sunday afternoon when the pickup truck in which they were riding was hit by a train in Beltrami County,...
July 17, 2017 - 3:56pm
June 9, 2017
Rail bottlenecks have eased since oil bust
In 2014, railcar space was prime real estate that was high in demand. A conglomerate of factors had come together to bottleneck North Dakota...
June 9, 2017 - 3:31pm
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
April 17, 2017
1 man killed after vehicle pulls in front of train in Rugby, N.D.
RUGBY, N.D. — One man died early Monday, April 17, after driving his SUV in front of a train in Rugby. The 41-year-old Rugby man was ejected...
April 17, 2017 - 4:31pm
April 13, 2017
Road closed in East Grand Forks for BNSF track replacement
Second Avenue Northeast between Third Street Northeast and Fourth Street Northeast will be closed April 17-20, the City of East Grand Forks announced,...
April 13, 2017 - 3:35pm
March 27, 2017
Tied up at the tracks: Local commerce creates railroad crossing delays
With big growth comes big challenges. Dana Sande, president of the Grand Forks City Council, began noticing extended delays at the railroad crossing...
March 27, 2017 - 12:10pm
February 2, 2017
Oil train numbers drop along with oil prices
ST. PAUL — A third as many trains haul North Dakota crude oil across Minnesota as two years ago. Falling oil prices forced a drop in oil...
February 2, 2017 - 5:58pm
January 31, 2017
Final report on 2013 Casselton train derailment expected next week
CASSELTON, N.D. — A report is expected to be released next week that will provide the probable cause for a major train derailment near...
January 31, 2017 - 4:35pm
January 23, 2017
Pedestrian killed by train near Thompson
THOMPSON, N.D.—A Thompson-area resident is dead after being struck by a train early Monday morning near the intersection of Fourth Avenue...
January 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
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