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Plume impacts being examined at Northern Plains Nitrogen plant site

The city of Grand Forks and other stakeholders are examining if any plumes coming from a proposed nitrogen fertilizer plant near the city could affect the Grand Forks International Airport.

Two planes slide off Williston taxiway; new equipment ordered

WILLISTON, N.D. — After two airplanes slid off the taxiway at Sloulin Field International Airport under icy conditions earlier this week, the Williston City Commission has approved buying more than $51,000 in anti-ice equipment.

UND aerospace dean announces retirement plans

UND aerospace dean announces retirement plans

The longtime dean of the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences has announced plans to retire next year.

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ND airport traffic expected to continue trending upward

BISMARCK — Since hustling through several years of exponential growth, North Dakota airports may get to take a breather.

Jamestown Regional Airport evaluates long-term plan

Jamestown Regional Airport evaluates long-term plan

Airplanes with more passenger capacity, better signage and airport support businesses are some of goals in the Jamestown Regional Airport’s long-range strategic plan.

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Cleanup of U.S. Steel site could disrupt or end sightseeing train in Duluth

Cleanup of U.S. Steel site could disrupt or end sightseeing train in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. - The pending Superfund cleanup of the former U.S. Steel site in Duluth’s Morgan Park neighborhood threatens to derail the the Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad’s operations temporarily and perhaps even end them forever.

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U.S. Highway 85 in N.D. leads all categories of fatal, injury and property damage accidents

U.S. Highway 85 in N.D. leads all categories of fatal, injury and property damage accidents

BISMARCK, N.D. -- The 2014 crash report for major North Dakota highways comes as no surprise for people living in the oil patch.

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Valley Imports celebrates 40 years in business

Valley Imports celebrates 40 years in business

FARGO – Valley Imports in Fargo is marking a milestone this year – 40 years in business.

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Pending North Dakota oil rules may have limited W. Virginia disaster

WILLISTON, N.D. - This week's oil train derailment and resulting explosion in West Virginia are likely to heighten scrutiny of new regulations pending in North Dakota, where the oil was produced, aimed at reducing the chance of such disasters.

Railroad workers, Canadian Pacific enter binding arbitration talks

MINOT, N.D. - Canadian Pacific Railway locomotive engineers and other workers are going back to work after a one-day strike. The two sides are now entering binding arbitration.

Derailed CSX train had newer-model tank cars, firm says

Derailed CSX train had newer-model tank cars, firm says

A CSX Corp oil train that derailed and erupted in flames in West Virginia on Monday was hauling newer model tank cars, not the older versions widely criticized for being prone to puncture, the firm said.

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Commentary: Oil trains are taking high-stakes risks with lives

Commentary: Oil trains are taking high-stakes risks with lives

LONDON - Five hundred and ninety one days have passed since a train carrying crude oil derailed and incinerated the town of Lac Megantic in Quebec.

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ND-originating oil train derails in W.Virginia; at least 2 cars on fire

A CSX Corp train hauling crude derailed in West Virginia on Monday, setting at least two cars ablaze and forcing the evacuation of two nearby towns in the second significant oil-train incident in three days.

Draft U.S. rules on commercial drones keep some restrictions on use

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules on Sunday for flying drones for commercial purposes that would lift some restrictions but would still bar activities such as the delivery of packages and inspection of pipelines that have been eyed by companies as a potentially breakthrough use of the technology.

Cirrus developing new category of airplane

Cirrus developing new category of airplane

DULUTH, Minn. -- When the first Vision light jets are built in Duluth and delivered to buyers probably late this year, Cirrus Aircraft will have created a new category of airplane.

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