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January 12, 2018
Wreckage of the BNSF oil train derailment smoulders  just outside of Heimdal, N.D.,  more than 10 hours after the accident on May 6,2015. Eric Hylden/ Forum News Service file photo
Federal safety board releases final cause, recommendations after fiery ND oil train derailment in 2015
January 12, 2018 - 2:35pm
October 24, 2017
Canadian Pacific railroad’s upgrades allow faster speeds in ND
October 24, 2017 - 9:12pm
March 15, 2017
A load out technician fills a railroad tank car with ethanol fuel, converted from corn, in the town of Nevada, Iowa, December 6, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Reed
New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer
March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
January 13, 2017
A BNSF train approaches a pedestrian crossing near Broadway in Fargo in this Dec. 31, 2012 photo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Serviceplay button
Severe winter weather creates challenges for railway
January 13, 2017 - 2:15pm
November 4, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Simon says Minnesota election will not be rigged
November 4, 2016 - 2:31pm
Railroads promise more Minnesota safety money
May 4, 2016 - 7:15pm
March 11, 2016
A man was struck by a train Friday near Kittson Avenue and South Fourth Street in downtown Grand Forks. (Jonathan Streetman/Grand Forks Herald)
Name released of Grand Forks man hit and dragged by train
March 11, 2016 - 3:44pm
February 26, 2016
Ian Jefferies
Ian Jefferies: In rail industry's case, partial deregulation worked
February 26, 2016 - 4:45am
December 27, 2015
A train carrying crude oil tankers travels on the railroad bridge over the Missouri River on Aug. 16, 2014, in Bismarck. (Dustin Monke/Dickinson Press)
New method for making oil safe for rail shipping to be tested
December 27, 2015 - 12:02am
December 7, 2015
State inspectors take on rail safety program
December 7, 2015 - 2:30am
August 15, 2015
Facility in Grand Forks would help meet region's need for emergency response training
August 15, 2015 - 9:45pm
July 27, 2015
City of Grand Forks
City, state officials talk details of rail safety center planned for Grand Forks
July 27, 2015 - 10:16pm
July 14, 2015
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett talks in front of a mock BNSF railroad engine at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska in this May 1, 2010 file photograph. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files
Buffett may benefit as train lobby bids to weaken safety rule
July 14, 2015 - 5:45pm
June 24, 2015
A worker climbs onto a crude oil train at the Eighty-Eight Oil LLC's transloading facility in Ft. Laramie, Wyoming, in this file photo taken July 15, 2014. Makers of the tank cars railroads use to ship oil in North America are betting on a lift from new safety standards, but the boost could be short lived, analysts and industry officials said. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files
U.S. to fine railroads that fail to implement PTC safety system
June 24, 2015 - 5:45pm
March 13, 2015
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announces on Friday, March 13, 2015, a plan to improve rail crossings around the state by adding taxes to railroads. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Railroads would pay under Dayton train safety plan
March 13, 2015 - 6:30pm