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Derailment cleanup continues; Lewis funeral Tuesday

January 14, 2013
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  By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A cleanup process of a train derailment in Dayton that occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 9, is on going and will continue during the next couple of days. A northbound Union Pacific train derailed west of Preston at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday morning and a fatality occurred, according...

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Cold temps close Preston Schools; West Side open

January 14, 2013
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Schools in the Preston School district were closed today because of the extreme cold. However, schools in the West Side School District were open as usual, despite the below-zero readings. West Side Assistant Superintendent Spencer Barzee said he checked at 6 a.m. in various places in the district and the coldest he found was...

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Dayton railroad crossing opens temporarily

January 13, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A cleanup process of a train derailment in Dayton that happened on Wednesday, Jan. 9, is on-going and it will continue during for the next few days. Immediately following the accident, local law enforcement officials closed State Highway 36 in both directions at the railroad crossing at approximately...

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Wet December: Above-average precipitation breaks trend

January 12, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor For the first time in several months, the Preston area received above-normal precipitation and ended December close to an inch above long-term averages. Official records show the community received 2.37 inches of moisture. Normal precipitation is 1.52 inches. “We were well-above average for December, but are still behind...

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January 11, 2013
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Train derailment clean up continues

January 11, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor   A cleanup process of a train derailment in Dayton that happened on Wednesday, Jan. 9, is on-going and it will continue during for the next few days. “We do not know how long the process will take to complete, but it is likely to last for some...

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