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Plankinton's international scholar
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New Gregory mayor committed to growth
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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors
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OPINION: Not just a number
May 5, 2016 - 11:28am
Outside review recommends downgrading felonies for drug possession and ingestion
May 5, 2016 - 10:38am
Odor control topic of Tyndall discussion
May 5, 2016 - 10:05am
Mitchell's Carter Cavanaugh returns a shot during a match earlier this season at Hitchcock Park in Mitchell. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)
Mitchell's boys tennis future is built on winning
May 4, 2016 - 11:47pm
Water sits on a farm north of Milltown after heavy rains fell around the region in April. (Jake Shama/Republic)
Milltown staying above water
May 4, 2016 - 5:44pm
Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks as he withdraws as a U.S. Republican presidential candidate in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk
John Kasich exiting the presidential race, leaving Trump as presumptive nominee
May 4, 2016 - 5:13pm
A tractor pulls a planter through a field as corn is planted in Princeton, Illinois, on April 18. Growers who have waited patiently for a rebound in prices have had their hopes answered after dry weather sent futures traded in Chicago to their highest in nine months. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Farmers open up silos as corn hits 'magic' price levels
May 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
Hillary Clinton, seen at the Philadelphia Convention Center on April 26, has benefited from the Democrats' attitude that their elected leaders can bring change from within. MUST CREDIT: Photo by The Washington Post, Melina Mara.
Get ready for the nastiest presidential race you have ever seen
May 4, 2016 - 4:56pm
For first time, scientists grow two-week-old human embryos in lab
May 4, 2016 - 4:44pm
Brian Klock, president of Klock Werks, shows the difference in durability between the fenders his company designed versus many of the other fenders on the market. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Klock Werks chasing dreams
May 4, 2016 - 9:51am

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Crews work the scene of a training exercise simulating a train derailment on Saturday morning in Alexandria. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic), Kevin Kayser, center, talks to crew members involved in a training exercise simulating a train derailment on Saturday morning in Alexandria. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic), Crews work the scene of a training exercise simulating a train derailment on Saturday morning in Alexandria. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)

ALEXANDRIA — The mock disaster simulating a train derailment held in Alexandria on Saturday morning had one real problem.

The train car Hanson County Emergency Manager Kevin Kayser was expecting ...

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