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Police: Minn. liquor store employee fatally shoots robber
Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol
MPR says Garrison Keillor wasn't fired for simply touching 'a woman's bare back'
Ramsey County jail in St. Paul no longer taking detainees
Former Moorhead man accused of killing cats may have tried to get another pet
Minnesota Duluth falls by a goal at Minnesota State-Mankato
BOYS BASKETBALL: Whiting leads BHS to win over Cards
SWIMMING: Bemidji falls at Fargo
Jacks gymnastics edged in DL
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Arnold "Connie" Larson Jr.
Joseph Boyd Skerik
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring
Oscar nominations 2018: 'The Shape of Water' leads with 13; 'Get Out' nominated for best picture
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
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Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for bridge repairs in July
FISH TALES: Finn Claypool on Lake Bemidji
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
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Delbert & Linda Olson
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Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
July 26, 2014
We all should be concerned about national security
National security is a big issue for a veteran like me. It's a topic of interest for some survivalists, too, and for some foreign policy wonks, but how often does the average American think about national security? Probably never -- and that's a shame, because national security is...
July 26, 2014 - 11:16pm
Protest on the lake: Group holds rally in opposition to proposed pipeline
BEMIDJI -- An environmental group took to the water Friday to protest a proposed oil pipeline in northern Minnesota. About 20 members of Honor...
July 26, 2014 - 12:17am
July 24, 2014
Federal government seeks tougher oil-train regulations
Anna Burleson Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil after several derailments led to spills and explosions, including one near Casselton. These new regulations could include the phasing...
July 24, 2014 - 12:04am
June 7, 2014
Crossroads of crude: Clearbrook terminal key component in Enbridge’s Minnesota plans
CLEARBROOK -- Just a few hundred yards southeast of the small town of Clearbrook stands a grouping of huge, white, silo-like structures. Silos,...
June 7, 2014 - 11:39pm
May 13, 2014
N.D. oil production up, but not 1 million barrels yet
WILLISTON, N.D. – North Dakota oil production increased 2.6 percent in March to 977,051 barrels of oil per day, the Department of Mineral Resources said Tuesday. The preliminary figure represents another all-time high for North Dakota as the state climbs toward the milestone...
May 13, 2014 - 9:49am
February 4, 2014
Train sprays oil for nearly 70 miles near Red Wing, Minn.
RED WING, Minn. -- A southbound Canadian Pacific train leaked a trail of about 12,000 gallons of crude oil Monday morning after passing through Red Wing, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
February 4, 2014 - 7:58pm
January 14, 2014
Report puts N.D. train crash damage estimate at $6.1 million
CASSELTON, N.D. – Nearly all of the tank cars involved in a fiery train crash near here last month punctured in the wreck, spilling more than 400,000 gallons of crude oil and causing $6.1 million in damage, according to a preliminary report released Monday by federal investigators. According...
January 14, 2014 - 9:54am
January 2, 2014
Federal agency issues safety alert on Bakken crude after N.D. derailment, explosions
A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil. The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...
January 2, 2014 - 2:43pm
December 31, 2013
VIDEO: Updated: Casselton residents can return home
By Kyle Potter and Archie Ingersoll
December 31, 2013 - 9:27am
November 8, 2013
Train carrying crude oil derails, explodes in Alabama
(Reuters) - A 90-car train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in western Alabama in the early hours of Friday morning, spilling oil and leaving eleven cars burning in the rural area. No injuries have been reported, but 20 of the train's cars derailed and 11 were still...
November 8, 2013 - 11:20am
October 22, 2013
Dayton to look into oil safety
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday he will ask for a report about whether state regulators have done enough to protect Minnesotans from oil spills. In a wide-ranging session with reporters, he said in response to a Forum News Service question: “I can’t say what deficiencies...
October 22, 2013 - 7:33pm
October 10, 2013
UPDATED: Pipeline leak spills 20,600 barrels of oil in North Dakota
By Amy Dalrymple Forum News Service TIOGA, N.D. – The farmer who discovered a pipeline break that spilled 20,600 barrels of Bakken crude said Thursday he hopes the industry learns from the incident and does a better job monitoring for leaks.
October 10, 2013 - 10:43am
July 17, 2013
State OKs pipeline change over protests
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota state commission provided a key approval Wednesday to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline expansion as chants of "shame...
July 17, 2013 - 5:45pm
May 8, 2013
Oil pipeline from North Dakota to northwest Minnesota restarted after leaks
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Enbridge Inc. has resumed shipping crude oil through a pipeline between western North Dakota and northern Minnesota after two shutdowns within a week due to leaks. Spokeswoman Katie Haarsager says about 10 gallons leaked between Knox and York in Benson...
May 8, 2013 - 9:31am
April 30, 2013
USGS doubles estimate for oil from Williston Basin
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Geological Survey said today there is nearly twice as much recoverable oil in the Williston Basin than its estimate of five years ago.
April 30, 2013 - 11:23am