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Flooding on County Road west of Kenmare

WARD COUNTY, N.D. (KMOT) - Ward County Road 1, west of Kenmare on the Des Lacs river, is experiencing flooding, according to the Ward County Sheriff’s Office. The office said that, as of 10:30 a.m., the roadway remained open. However, conditions can rapidly change, and drivers are advised to use caution if they have to drive across flooded roadways.
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Happy Birthday Jim Hillestad…

There was a photograph in last week’s Kenmare News showing local man Jim Hillestad with his son Kelly and daughter Terri at his birthday party. That’s not so unusual, but what is unusual is that Jim turned 102 in late April. Kelly lives with his dad in Kenmare...
KENMARE, ND
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Amtrak routes impacted by BNSF derailment

CHICAGO I.L. - Empire Builder routes that departed Saturday will not service between Minot and Shelby, Montana, due to the early-Sunday-morning BNSF derailment between Burlington and Des Lacs. Amtrak routes impacted are the 7/27 route that departed Chicago, and the 8/28 route that departed Seattle. Travelers with questions about routes...
CHICAGO, IL
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Several rail cars burn in North Dakota train derailment

BURLINGTON, N.D. (AP) — Several rail cars caught fire after at least 11 cars of a BNSF train derailed near Burlington early Sunday, but no injuries were reported. The railroad said in a statement that the train derailed between Minot and Des Lacs, North Dakota, around 1 a.m. Sunday, and railcars containing paper products and frozen foods caught fire. BNSF said railcars carrying hazardous materials on the train did not leave the tracks and had been pulled away from the fire.
BURLINGTON, ND
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Train derailment west of Minot; National Guard helicopter called in to help put out burning train cars

BURLINGTON, N.D. – More than a dozen cars of an eastbound BNSF train derailed between Minot and Des Lacs, North Dakota around 1 a.m. Sunday. There were no injuries. A BNSF spokesperson said the railcars contained paper products and frozen foods that caught fire. Railcars carrying hazardous materials on the train did not leave the tracks and had been pulled away from the fire.
MINOT, ND
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