Click here to subscribe Make us your homepage

Enbridge denied request to not explore alternate pipeline routes

ST. PAUL -- The Sandpiper pipeline will remain in limbo until the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission can review all outstanding petitions, the body decided Thursday.

TALK OF THE TOWN: City of change

TALK OF THE TOWN: City of change

Minot, N.D., continues to expand, adapt to new size, demands


Pipeline fatigue hits western ND landowners

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Ranchers say they don’t have time to chase cattle because a pipeline crew cut the pasture fence. Nor do they have time to repair equipment damaged from crossing a sunken pipeline trench.

UPDATED: NDSU sets conference on ag product handling, transportation

A conference, Post-harvest Handling and Transportation for Agricultural Products: Issues and Alternatives, will be held Dec. 8-9 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo.

Medical helicopter service lands in Dickinson

Medical helicopter service lands in Dickinson

DICKINSON, N.D. - A new medical helicopter service has landed in Dickinson, just three months after Spirit Lifeline pulled out of the area.


Bypasses to change traffic patterns 'overnight' in ND oil patch

Bypasses to change traffic patterns 'overnight' in ND oil patch

WATFORD CITY, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with state and local officials here Tuesday to christen three truck bypasses in western North Dakota, paving the way for once-quiet communities to regain some semblance of normalcy amid the region’s energy boom.


Kerry wants Keystone pipeline decision 'sooner rather than later'

OTTAWA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday during a visit to Canada that he would like to make a decision soon on TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

Devils Lake, BNSF reach compromise train speeds

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - It looks like freight trains will soon roll through Devils Lake at faster speeds after months of controversy and negotiations between the city and BNSF railroad.

Kinder Morgan Canada pipeline plans hits mountain of opposition

VANCOUVER — A Western Canadian pipeline once seen as the best near-term hope for sending more of the country’s controversial tar sands crude to Asia has hit another snag: aboriginal communities intent on using the courts to block the proposed expansion.

Fargo Jet Center now offers Cirrus service and more biz news

FARGO, N.D. - Fargo Jet Center has been designated as an authorized service center by Cirrus Aircraft Corp.

Calif. getting more Bakken crude by barge than rail

SAN FRANCISCO - Shipments of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota to California by barge have quietly overtaken those by train for the first time, showing how the state's isolated refiners are using any means necessary to tap into the nation's shale oil boom.

Railroads show on-time improvement

FARGO, N.D. — The region’s two Class I railroads — BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway — are reporting improved status on late cars, and CP has proposed a major merger to bypass an infamous Chicago bottleneck blamed for last winter’s delays.

Truck spills 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel along roadway in western ND

ALEXANDER, N.D. -- A part that became dislodged from a fuel truck cut open one of the truck’s tanks, spilling about 3,000 gallons of fuel along a western North Dakota roadway.

Red River Valley sees truck driver crunch

Red River Valley sees truck driver crunch

FARGO, N.D. — The annual crunch for trucks in the northern Red River Valley has intensified in the past several weeks.


Enbridge donates 19 trucks to emergency response in ND's oil patch

MINOT, N.D. — A pipeline company has donated a fleet of pickups to several North Dakota emergency response organizations.

View More Transportation Articles