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Help for Becker County’s shallow lakes
Ogema woman gets prison time for check forgery
Museum to host art fundraiser
Lakers hit goal of winning 18 games
Vikings to dip into free agency
Lady Hornets’ playoffs run ends
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Rebels overcome halftime deficit, beat Vikings in OT
In the Zone
Immersed in literature one word at a time
French toast brunch with Rep. Green in Lake Park Saturday
Social Security: Money earned pre-retirement shouldn’t reduce benefits
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Remmen named to U of M dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Prairie chicken blind available next month at Hamden Slough
Brad Laabs: When do you think area lakes will be ice free?
Blane Klemek: Like Aladdin’s carpet, flying squirrels really don’t fly — they glide
Learn how to make maple syrup at Minnesota state parks
Bear researcher's two-week ‘trial’ concludes; judge will issue report in late April
Another try at Sunday liquor sales could start with 'baby step'
DL's Chris Reep earns top honors for growth
General surgeon joins Essentia Health St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes
A view from the top: Detroit Mountain construction in full force
ProBuild hires new general manager for DL, Hawley
Women’s history: by the numbers
Teacher exams important but not a one-size-fits-all
Eric Bergeson: Young or old, we’re all ‘phonies’
Letter: Thanks for your ‘Giving Hearts’ Becker County
Here’s how to get public records
Grace Lutheran hosts Hop Into Spring Dinner March 22
Danell Haspel: ‘Wearin’ of the Green’ at Detroit Lakes Library
Piano duo to perform two concerts as part of Motion theater fundraiser Saturday at Holmes
Lakes Area Chorale, Youth Choir to make debut at March 9 concert in DL
Detroit Lakes library full of Dr. Seuss magic this month
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Miss Northwest Committee looking for volunteers
Northland Real Estate Guide
Guide to Becker County 2014
January 13, 2014
Report puts train crash damage estimate at $6.1 million
CASSELTON – 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...
news / accidents
January 13, 2014 - 12:22pm
January 2, 2014
NTSB releases preliminary findings in Monday's train crash
FARGO – Tracks closed by a train crash Monday west of Casselton, N.D., were expected to be back in use early Thursday morning, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad and National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. In addition, NTSB board member Robert Sumwalt released...
January 2, 2014 - 12:00pm
December 31, 2013
Evacuated Casselton residents can return home
CASSELTON, N.D. - The voluntary evacuation of Casselton will be lifted at 3 p.m. today. Multiple health and environmental officials say the air quality is now safe for residents to return. Residents are reminded that the National Transportation Safety Board is on site conducting...
December 31, 2013 - 3:05pm
Casselton train crash resulting in massive fire prompts call for evacuation
CASSELTON, N.D. – Cass County officials urged the people of Casselton and the surrounding area to evacuate their homes as they dealt with the fallout from a massive fire caused by a train derailment and collision here Monday afternoon. The fire started about 2:10 p.m. when a...
December 31, 2013 - 8:37am
December 30, 2013
Train carrying crude oil derails near Casselton, N.D.
CASSELTON – At least seven oil train cars have burst into flames here after a BNSF train carrying crude oil derailed and was then hit by another train. A 106-car long BNSF train carrying crude oil was headed eastbound when it derailed just west of Casselton at about 2:10 p.m.,...
December 30, 2013 - 4:45pm
October 11, 2010
Ulen farmer sentenced for leaking load of corn mash on I-94
FARGO - A 55-year-old farmer who spilled slippery corn mash on Interstate 94 last fall, causing ice-like conditions that injured four people, pleaded guilty to a felony on Monday in Cass County District Court. Charles F.
October 11, 2010 - 4:02pm
June 25, 2009
Casselton water brown, but safe
CASSELTON, N.D. - Two recent water line breaks have left Casselton residents with brownish water since Friday. Cass Rural Water, the city's supplier, repaired breaks June 18 and again earlier this week, causing sediment to unsettle and discolor the water in the line. "When there's...
June 25, 2009 - 8:17am
June 10, 2009
Well-known anti-abortion activist Habiger dies, apparently from natural causes
CASSELTON, N.D. - David Alan Habiger, a well-known anti-abortion activist who recently had run-ins with Cass County authorities over his rural...
June 10, 2009 - 8:57am
March 9, 2009
Fessenden, N.D., man who died and those injured in ambulance crash identified
March 9, 2009 - 9:13am
May 30, 2008
Can Pile survives move
A gigantic tower of empty oil cans paraded through the streets of Casselton Thursday in a slow-motion escape from demolition. Held hostage by shrink wrap, chains and cables, the old Can Pile braved the rain and suffered only minor can loss in its one-third mile journey to safety. About...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 25, 2008
'Can Pile' backers prepare for move
How many people does it take to shrink-wrap and move a 50-foot tower of empty oil cans? Casselton, N.D., is about to find out. In its nearly 75 years of existence, the Can Pile has only moved once, and that was just a few hundred feet about 35 years ago. On Thursday, residents...
May 25, 2008 - 12:00am