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May 16, 2018
State rail board will get feds' inspection reports
May 16, 2018 - 7:51pm
April 30, 2018
There is optimism that block grants in the Infrastructure Plan that could help fix thousands of rural bridges and roads that are deteriorating. Michelle Rook / Forum News Service
Agriculture sector excited about president's infrastructure package
April 30, 2018 - 7:36am
January 24, 2018
Sen. Lance Russell, R-Hot Springs, asked for a railroad resolution to be delayed Wednesday. “It seems like I have more questions than answers," he said. At left, Sen. Ernie Otten, R-Tea, said he was "troubled" but wanted SCR 4 killed. (Bob Mercer / For The Daily Republic)
Senators ponder arguments on state railroad finances
January 24, 2018 - 3:10pm
December 18, 2017
Pressed to have contract ended, legislators take DOT secretary's testimony on railroad violations
December 18, 2017 - 5:17pm
July 29, 2017
Officials irked by toxic train: St. Paul not alerted after chlorine-carrying train car derails
July 29, 2017 - 4:59pm
March 23, 2017
The Kennebec Wheat Growers facility fills its first train with soybeans in 2016 in Kennebec. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Start of 2017 better than expected for MRC line
March 23, 2017 - 5:15pm
February 28, 2017
Heath Haden, vice president of operations for Dakota Southern, discusses the railway's plans for a new headquarters Monday with the Aurora County Zoning Board at the Aurora County Courthouse in Plankinton. (Jake Shama / Republic)
Plankinton on track for new Dakota Southern headquarters
February 28, 2017 - 10:40am
December 8, 2016
Seven trains a 'pretty fair' start for Presho-Chamberlain rail line
December 8, 2016 - 5:37pm
September 21, 2016
State rail board prepares to rehab Napa-Platte line
September 21, 2016 - 5:11pm
April 1, 2016
Corn (Republic file photo)
High corn forecasts not expected to cause another railway backlog
April 1, 2016 - 5:57pm
March 29, 2016
Man arrested for abandoning truck on railroad
March 29, 2016 - 6:21pm
March 25, 2016
Police investigate vehicle abandoned, stuck on railroad tracks
March 25, 2016 - 11:44am
January 18, 2016
Rail crossing safety questioned
January 18, 2016 - 4:41pm
September 29, 2015
Official: Routine inspection keeps public rails safe in South Dakota
September 29, 2015 - 8:36am
September 21, 2015
Burlington Northern Sante Fe Emergency Responders hose off the tanker cars that derailed early Saturday morning approximately 7 miles southeast of Scotland. Seven tanker cars derailed with three of them having been compromised. The tankers were carrying ethanol. (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
Ethanol tanker cars derail, catch fire near Scotland
September 21, 2015 - 12:29pm