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More training needed on train derailment disaster scenario


FARGO – In early November, city officials here faced a sobering but hypothetical emergency response drill: What would happen if an oil train derailed in the heart of Fargo? Following the fiery train derailment and explosion near Casselton on Monday, many in the metro area are wondering what would transpire if the “what-if” scenario became reality. It’s something local emergency ...

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Growing need for corrections officers in ND leads to creation of Fargo academy


Photo by: David Samson / The Forum FARGO – North Dakota’s growing need for corrections officers is the force behind a new academy here that certifies students to work in county jails and state prisons. Over the next five years, North Dakota’s corrections industry is expected to expand by nearly 10 percent due to increased population, economic development and the ...

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