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Less a "bad coincidence" and more an accident waiting to happen...
Let's chat about the train derailment this past week in Casselton, North Dakota. The derailment that Governor Dalrymple referred to as a "bad coincidence." The derailment that became a hazardous mater...
1/6/14 at 11:59 PM
The train always wins... 5/14/13 at 9:51 PM ASTRO BOB
Bundle up! Geminid meteor shower peaks this Friday night
This past week we touched on the resurgence of the Andromedid meteor shower and learned that Comet ISON may even gift us with dusty sprinkles next month. These one-off meteor blasts are certainly wo...
12/11/13 at 1:48 PM UND NEWS
UND professor receives national attention on his knowledge of train disasters
Related to his latest book,Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters,GeorgeBibel, University of North Dakota professor of mechanical engineering, has been garnering a lot of big-time media attentio...
8/22/13 at 8:45 AM
Train wreck: UND professor makes new waves with book about rail disasters 11/2/12 at 10:59 AM BEST FRIENDS ND
Family Fun Day!
Not sure about what to do after the parade on Saturday? Bring your family down to Jaycee Park to celebrate Independence Day with the 16th annual Family Fun Day to benefit the Best Friends Mentoring Pr...
6/24/13 at 2:49 PM 2 WHEELER
The weather was supposed to warm up Wednesday. It did -- but only technically. As I pedaled away from home shortly after 9 a.m. that day, the National Weather Service Willmar webpage, reported it wa...
4/6/13 at 12:03 AM A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA
Up the Mountain
I had a decision to make. After the small-town experiences in Henan province, was I going to travel north to sight-see the Longmen Caves? There, centuries ago, Buddhist monks decorated hundreds of cav...
8/11/12 at 8:36 AM
A Little China Choo-Choo 7/21/12 at 9:42 AM
One Final Trek: Off to Beijing 6/23/12 at 10:38 AM THE FARM BLEAT
Chugga-chugga choo-choo
Do you have a bucket list? Is there something you really want to do before you kick the bucket? For me, Id probably say that traveling to the Outer Banks to view the lighthouses would top my list. ...
Thanks for telling us how to drive, (....)!
It is a site that none of us wanted to see after 2008, the year of the economic collapse. At about this time last year, we were dealing with $4 a gallon gas in a time span between Easter and Labor Day...
4/21/11 at 5:36 PM
German Christmas Market Holiday Pics 3: Nuremberg 12/17/10 at 6:31 PM STAFF BLOGTHE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND
N.D. holiday tourism events
BISMARCK -- The state Tourism Division suggests these family-friendly events this holiday season. 15th annual Medoras Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas Medora Dec. 3-4 Cowboys and cowgirls of all age...
12/3/10 at 11:27 AM DOING IT DOWNTOWN
Click-clacks on the tracks
By Kelsie OKeefe Mass Comm. Major Photos by Sadie Jones Ding, ding, ding, ding, ding, ding, ding. The incessant sound invokes eye rolls, head shakes, curse words and u-turns. Eighty trains pass th...
Train Disaster
Before the devastating tornado that struck Fargo Moorhead in June, 1957, perhaps the most talked about severe weather event may have been the Empire Builder tornado that hit this area on May 27, 1931....
5/25/10 at 5:30 AM FAR SIDE OF FIFTY
The New Car
Not exactly a car you can drive ..but an Automated Refrigerated Milk Car!! This is a train car from his childhood. He cleaned it up and got it working, then he blew out his transformer and had to ord...
5/3/10 at 5:32 AM
Train Shows 4/25/10 at 5:36 AM IT'S GOOD TO BE IN NORTH DAKOTA
Just when you thought it all had melted
I believe the snow should be in Canada, where this crap belongs, but instead it's on my doorstep. Ah, well. I guess it's only a matter of time until we're back to this:   ...
12/2/09 at 10:31 AM PAW PRINTZ
All Aboard!!!
COURTESY POST - This dog is not a 4 Luv of Dog Rescue dog Great Dane Mix - "Beni"           Beni is a 6 month old, female pup who currently is being cared...
11/24/09 at 6:46 PM
21 SALUTE! 11/1/09 at 4:44 PM DIRTY LAUNDRY
Monday, Monday, can't trust that day
Remember the old song about Monday? Monday, Monday, can’t trust that day. Monday, Monday, sometimes it just works out that way…Oh, Monday morning, you gave me no warning of what was to be...
11/3/09 at 3:34 AM
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