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Highway history: DL nixed bypass
DL City Council contenders speak at forum
Ben Grimsley and Mark Hagedorn talk Becker County issues at candidate forum
Another meeting set Oct. 28 on DL school facilities
Frazee locks up No. 2 seed with big win over Barnesville
Golden Gloves boxing season to begin Oct. 21
Cowboys down Vikings in playoff preview
Nuggets complete perfect regular season
Raiders clinch No. 3 seed in Section 8A
At home with the Lost Italian: Souping up your soup
Success isn’t all about your career
UND memo for everybody: Be mindful of Halloween costumes
Church youth sleeping outside to raise funds, awareness for homeless
Make plans over MEA to family adventure, maybe at the pumpkin patch
Friends & Neighbors
Team Lab hires two hometown residents
Essentia-Mahnomen welcomes Bement
BTD expands in DL, brings warehouse in
DEED launches initiatives for biz growth
Drivers happy as gas prices dip around $3
Halloween Hoots & Haunts
Celebrating October’s National Apple Month
Devon Worley coming to Zorbaz Oct. 25
Makin’ mama proud: Caroline Smith slides over to a neo-soul sound
Jo Dee Messina at Shooting Star Casino on Friday
Good news on county, state jobs
Viewing political corruption more broadly
Letter: Clements will work hard for Becker County as sheriff
Letter: Thanks for successful Trinity coat give-away
Letter: Vote David Lillehaug for Supreme Court Justice
Leg bands provide a wealth of information
Fishing Lines: Changing lure, jig colors can bring more fish
North Words: Pie-billed grebes are easily heard, less often viewed
Duck migration stalls in MN
Staggered lakes: Fall turnover affects fishing
Reading on the Move
Fall Home Magazine 2014
A work of art
Lodge at the lake
A great home
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