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State won’t get grant for rail work toward Presho area

December 23, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE South Dakota won’t receive a second federal grant that was requested for rehabilitation of the state-owned railroad between Mitchell and Kadoka. Continue Reading

Proposed grain site by Kimball gets access to rail line

April 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Another piece moved into place Wednesday for a new grain-loading terminal planned near Kimball.
The State Railroad Board approved an access agreement allowing the facility’s loop track, which will be 8,000 feet long, to connect to the state-owned rail line operated by Dakota Southern.
The terminal is planned by Chuck Jepson, of Harrold. He said it will handle about 2.5 million bushels and construction is planned to start this August.
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Wisconsin loses funds for rail line

December 9, 2010 in INFORUM

Project was step toward linking Cities, Chicago

MADISON, Wis. Travelers will have to keep making the 80-mile trip between Madison and Milwaukee by road for the foreseeable future. And Democrats are livid about it. Continue Reading

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