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Man gets 12 years on sex, robbery charges
Man accused of violating no-contact order 3 times
Man sentenced after being caught with meth
Cities that border Dakotas want continued state support
Big expectations for Laker softball
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrants
Track teams fifth and sixth at Bemidji
Jernberg, Smith headed to USAG Regionals
DL wrestlers qualify for NYWA state tournament
Pushing the boundaries of her time
Turning back the pages
Grilled lamb chops provide quick, flavorful meal
Earnings limits apply to widow’s benefits
Friends & Neighbors
MN legislature talks Sunday liquor sales
Gas prices take big dip in Minnesota
Microsoft Dynamics Lunch ‘n Learn set
The Lodge receives Chairman’s Award
Good named partner at Pemberton Law
Crisis Center to hold annual banquet
MSUM hosting trio of authors at on-campus events April 13
Watch out for April Fool’s Day at library
Egg decorating class Tuesday at NYM center
Long Lake Theater season starts June 10
Question was a deal-breaker
Help for problem gamblers
Letter: Big Tobacco continues to target kids with cigars, smokeless tobacco
State taxes hit rich and poor alike
Guest editorial: Health bills make sense
Six of top 10 most popular state parks located in northern Minnesota
Signs of spring are all around: From migration to sugaring
Last week to ice fish
Comments sought on proposed deer goals
Governor’s budget would help maintain vitality of Minnesota state parks
Murder mystery at the Holmes
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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