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For Willmar, the city's big rail days may still be waiting down the line


WILLMAR -- Willmar's glory days as a railroad hub may still be ahead.

America is on the verge of investing in its rail passenger and freight systems on a level akin to the development of the interstate highway system in the 1950s, Dave Christianson, project manager with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, told an audience in Willmar on Wednesday evening.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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