Local

Rail Line Sale Still Possible

Photo: clipart.com

Rail Line Sale Still Possible

The sale of the former DM&E rail line from western Minnesota through South Dakota is still possible, but no decisions will be made until sometime next year.

CP Rail spokesman Ed Greenberg says they are still looking at details of a possible sale…

 

CP has been taking bids on the six hundred mile section of its system from Tracy Minnesota west through South Dakota.

At a recent state rail meeting, comments were made about the poor condition of the CP system, especially west of Pierre. Greenberg says they are meeting all maintenance standards…

 

Greenberg says that section of track through west river South Dakota does have some physical challenges due to the terrain…

 

Greenberg says besides meeting company standards, they also have to abide by federal regulations on the condition of their track.

Recent Headlines

in National

Tentative agreement reached on U.S. veterans’ funding bill

Fresh
Senator-elect Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is interviewed by a Reuters reporter at Sanders' office in Burlington, Vermont on November 28, 2006.

The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.

in Agriculture

Chief Ag Trade Official Speaking To Grains Council This Week

Fresh
Capital 2

  Chief U.S. Ag Trade negotiator Darci Vetter will speak to U.S. Grains Council members at their 54th Board of…

in Agriculture

Dairy Leader Sees Possible Chance For Immigration Bill

Fresh
baby_calf_with_mama

  The recent wrangling over the border crisis involving tens of thousands of young migrants coming into the United States…

in Agriculture

Iowa Farm Bureau Summit Looks At Land Values

Fresh
CornDry

Last week Iowa Farm Bureau members gathered in Ames for their third annual two day economic summit.   President Craig Hill…

in Local

FEMA Funds For Nebraska

Fresh
money 100

Twelve Nebraska counties have been approved for Public Assistance from FEMA.  Recovery efforts are still underway for residents throughout the…