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Group to protest Sandpiper oil pipeline Friday in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. - Environmentalist group Honor the Earth will hold a canoe rally Friday in Bemidji against the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline.

Stanley Consultants selected for NDDOT signage project

Global consulting engineering firm Stanley Consultants has been selected by the North Dakota Department of Transportation to assess the condition of all regulatory and warning signs in the Bismarck District that are older than 10 years to determine if replacement is necessary.

United adds Williston-Houston flight

United adds Williston-Houston flight

United Airlines will begin offering United Express service from Williston, N.D., to Houston beginning Aug.

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ENERGY: Pushing for more pipe

ENERGY: Pushing for more pipe

Pipeline projects pile up as Bakken crude, gas production increases

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BNSF proposes 60 mph trains through Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Some trains traveling through the city of Devils Lake could double their speed — from 30 to as high as 60 mph — beginning next month.

Feds seek tougher oil-train regs

Feds seek tougher oil-train regs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The federal government on Wednesday proposed stricter rules for trains hauling crude oil after several derailments led to spills and explosions, including one near Casselton, N.D.

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U.S. proposes new rules for moving crude oil by rail

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed an overhaul of safety standards for transporting crude oil and ethanol by rail, after a number of explosive accidents over the past year.

Hettinger airport gets $150,000 grant

HETTINGER, N.D. - The Department of Transportation awarded the Hettinger Municipal Airport a $150,000 grant, the department announced Tuesday.

Dickinson Commission looks to designate roads for oilfield traffic

DICKINSON, N.D. - The Dickinson City Commission is once again considering designating truck routes throughout the city as work continues on the interim bypass running northwest from Interstate 94 to Highway 22.

Grand Forks seeks space for rail-disaster training

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The city of Grand Forks is seeking more space for emergency responders to train for rail disasters, and it’s looking at city-owned land in the Industrial Park.

With sales sputtering, Apple's iPad looks to IBM alliance

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with IBM could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market.

Dakota Resource Council to protest oil transport, rail congestion

Dakota Resource Council to protest oil transport, rail congestion

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Dakota Resource Council members will hold a protest at 3:30 p.m. today in both Emerado, N.D., and at the Amtrak station on DeMers Avenue in Grand Forks.

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Deal would allow some trains 1-person crew: Tentative agreement goes against possible federal regulations

FARGO, N.D. — Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway has struck a tentative agreement with a union that would allow one-person train crews on certain routes if a monitoring system is in use.

Entrepreneurial tour coming to Fargo and more biz news

YANKTON, S.D. – Think 29 will launch the first Think 29 Tour on Aug. 6-7. The tour will travel from Fargo to Sioux City, Iowa, stopping in Watertown, Brookings, Sioux Falls and Yankton, S.D. Each city will host an event promoting entrepreneurship.

Federal security charge for flights adds to fare costs

Federal security charge for flights adds to fare costs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - One of the federal fees tacked on to the price of plane tickets is increasing by more than 100 percent on Monday.

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