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CASSELTON, N.D. – Trails of smoke lingered and flames dwindled amid scorched railcars Tuesday, a disturbing reminder of a huge oil-fueled blaze sparked by a train crash that officials agreed could have been drastically worse.
FRYBURG, N.D. — There was no movement Tuesday afternoon as trains sat idle at the Great Northern Midstream rail facility outside Fryburg, the oil loading site for the eastbound train in Monday’s fiery crash.
CASSELTON, N.D. - Crews worked through the night to contain a huge oil-fueled fire caused by a train derailment and collision near here Monday afternoon.
Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- The latest message from the family of frostbite victim Alyssa Jo Lommel says plans are being made to talk to her about upcoming surgeries...
CASSELTON, N.D. – Officials urged people in Casselton and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes as they dealt with the fallout from a massive fire when two trains collided Monday.
CASSELTON, N.D. – A train that derailed about a mile west of Casselton was eastbound carrying crude oil, according to a BNSF Railway spokeswoman.
ST. PAUL — As the extended deadline approaches, MNsure officials have provided answers to some frequently asked questions about the Minnesota health care insurance exchange signup. Q. What are the...
WASHINGTON — Congressional farm leaders will make no announcements about the content of the farm bill until they return to Washington the first week of January.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Annapolis, Md., is 1,500 miles away from the northern Red River Valley, but Tom Hebert says what goes on there could have big impacts on the future of farming here.
HIBBING, Minn. -- A Chisholm man who admitted recording an underage girl changing clothes and posting images and video on a pornographic website will serve at least eight months in...