1 hr ago
Oregon governor issues oil train safety review
The review, made public Friday, was ordered by the governor this winter following an increase in the amount of highly flammable crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota that's being transported in Oregon.
5 hrs ago
Myrtle Beach Online
Archdiocese of Philadelphia tamps down speculation of visit from Pope Francis
"There has been no official confirmation by the Vatican or the Holy See of Pope Francis' attendance at the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia," communications director Kenneth Gavin said in a statement Friday morning.
11 hrs ago
Valley News Live
Community Fundraiser Sends WWII Vet to Unit Reunion
A huge response from the community and the state of North Dakota has made it possible to send a Jamestown WWII Veteran to see his old unit.
14 hrs ago
DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry
Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.
20 hrs ago
Morning markets: soy rally stalls. But Ukraine lifts wheat
The omens didn't look good in early trading, when the benchmark November contract stood down 0.2%, at $10.82 3 4 a bushel, as of 08:30 UK time , hanging just above its 10-day moving average.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
DOT proposes new safety rules for oil trains
KIMT News 3 - Every day nine trains leave western North Dakota filled with oil. Most head east through Minnesota in order to reach the east coast.
Severe Thunderstorms Shift From Plains to Midwest
Strong and severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains Thursday will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.
Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began
A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than... A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
State and Local Communities Respond to Crude-by-Rail Safety Issue
July 6 marked the one year anniversary of the crude oil derailment in Lac Megantic Quebec , which significantly heightened throughout North America the awareness about safety issues surrounding crude by rail.
The Motley Fool
Stricter Rail Rules Mean More Profits for These MLPs
According to the Association of American Railroads, the number of railcars shipping petroleum products has surged to more than 15,000 carloads a week as of this month, more than double the 7,000-carload average through 2010.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Fargo 's Season 2 will return on FX with all-new cast
FX CEO John Landgraf and Fargo executive producer and writer Noah Hawley spoke about Season 2 of the show Monday at the Television Critics Association Summer 2014 Press Tour.
Millions in former military equipment issued to North Dakota, Minnesota police
Cpl. Rob Buelow, a member of the Grand Forks Regional Swat Team since 2007, and his M4 rifle, which was converted from a military-style M16A.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Minot Daily News
Commissioner: Economy growing - at a healthy pace'
Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger says that North Dakota's economy grew at a healthy pace during the first quarter of 2014, which encompasses January, February, and March.
Air Force Times
Readers' picks: From paradises to morale killers
Air Force Times opened the floor to its readers to get their thoughts on the best and worst bases in the Air Force.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
USA Update Story and Video
North Dakota... a driver falls asleep at the wheel and slams his car into a South Fargo building.
Fargo Bishop: ND human trafficking 'disturbing phenomenon'
The bishop of the Fargo Catholic Diocese says he's deeply troubled by the recent rise in North Dakota human trafficking cases.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
White supremacist moves - quietly - to another small town
Near the end of U.S. 28, past fields of wheat, soybeans and canola, lies a sleepy town where residents are friendly, but a man who recently arrived in town has some not feeling so welcoming.
Los Angeles Times
Mayor at center of Dakota oil boom is optimistic about troubles
Howard Klug, the new mayor of Williston, N.D., must navigate a city that dubs itself "Boomtown, U.S.A." through rapid growth.
Heitkamp & Roberts Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Customer Protections for Farmers & Ranchers
Following the collapses of , the CFTC proposed and finalized customer protection rules to help regulators better recognize trouble in firms before they occur.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Valley News Live
North Dakota Geography Puzzle
Here's one solution: It's called Connected Puzzles. It's a handcrafted creation that features each of the state's 53 counties as an individual puzzle piece.