NTSB cites broken rail in 2015 derailment in South Dakota
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:33:26 GMT
BNSF Railway says it's using an alternative route for moving hazardous material through parts of South Dakota since federal transportation investigators determined a broken rail probably caused the derailment of a train carrying ethanol two years ago. BNSF spokeswoman Amy Beth said Monday the railroad has also made investments in its infrastructure since the derailment near Lesterville in September of 2015 that spilled nearly 50,000 gallons of denatured fuel alcohol.
Iceland volcano could be getting ready to erupt
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:26:04 GMT
"We focused on building our resources,"... Lincoln -- Behind a 30-point, eight-rebound performance from Isaac Copeland, the Nebraska men's basketball team bounced back with a 92-70 win over North Dakota Sunday aftern... -- President Donald Trump and the father of one of the UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China have become engaged in a so-called war of words. La... -- Travels by Trump campaign adviser Carter Page to meet with senior officials in Hungary during the 2016 presidential election are being closely examined by congre... -- Marg Helgenberger wants to remind everyone that the season of giving is upon us.
More than $98 million in community policing grants awarded
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:23:34 GMT
Several cities, including Chicago, have been awarded more than $3.1 million each in federal grants to hire extra police officers. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Monday announced COPS Hiring Program grants, saying 80 percent of the 179 agencies sharing $98 million in grants agreed to cooperate with federal immigration authorities in their detention facilities.
Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:23:30 GMT
Whether you're in a car, on a bike or walking in Bellingham, you have to obey the rules of the road Charles Manson was a constant dark presence in pop culture for decades after his arrest in the gruesome Tate-LaBianca murders. Charles Manson was a constant dark presence in pop culture for decades after his arrest in the gruesome Tate-LaBianca murders.
KU depth concerns prompt Bill Self to do something he's - never' done
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:05:54 GMT
Graham, the Kansas basketball guard, looked to his bench to request a breather during his team's game against South Dakota State last Friday at Allen Fieldhouse. Roberts, the longtime KU assistant coach, relayed a rejection of the senior's request - even in a contest which saw the No.
TransCanada starts excavation work after South Dakota pipeline leak
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:56:51 GMT
Canada Corp has started initial excavation work at the site of an oil spill on its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota but has not yet pinpointed where the leak came from, a state official said on Monday. The 590,000 barrel per day Keystone pipeline, which links Alberta's oil sands to U.S. refineries, was shut down on Thursday after a 5,000 barrel spill.
Schools across South Dakota struggle to meet new requirements
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:55:52 GMT
Thirty-six school districts across the state of South Dakota learned on Thursday, Nov. 16th that they did not meet one or both requirements for teacher pay. One district under fire is New Underwood, which broke both requirements.