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The Metrodome, built in 1982, was deflated on Saturday in Minneapolis.
By The West Central Tribune Willmar, Minn. We wrote an editorial in December commenting on the increasing number of railroad tank cars carrying crude oil across the nation’s rail lines...
By Bryan Horwath DICKINSON, N.D. — How about we get this pipeline approved, eh? That was the sentiment displayed by North Dakota’s senators and Canadian foreign officials who sat down...
By Don Davis Meteorologists say that what they call a “polar vortex,” and the rest of us call bitterly cold weather, is beginning to ease up in the Upper Midwest...
A North Dakota grain elevator burned during extreme cold Monday.
By Don Davis ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is closing schools Monday because of predicted frigid weather. “The safety of Minnesota’s schoolchildren must be our first priority,” Dayton said...
Nearly half of the county’s 37 overall train accidents were caused by track defects, according to Federal Railroad Administration data.
No significant health risk seen from oil train fire near Fargo.
By Erik Burgess and Kyle Potter CASSELTON, N.D. – Officials urged people in Casselton and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes as they dealt with the fallout from a...