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Railroad cars carrying coal are unloaded Friday at the Willmar Municipal Utilities power plant. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Willmar Municipal Utilities incurring more charges this year for detaining BNSF cars

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WILLMAR — Several factors are combining this year to increase demurrage charges paid by Willmar Municipal Utilities to BNSF Railway.


Demurrage, a 17th century term, is defined as a charge for detaining a ship, freight car or truck.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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