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hazardous materials

September 24, 2014
A BNSF worker climbs between cars at the train yard in Willmar. A whistle blower has said that some train cars are unaccounted for and their locations are unknown. (FOR MPR NEWS/Jackson Forderer)
Train cars carrying undocumented hazardous materials pose risks
September 24, 2014 - 11:31pm
May 9, 2013
U.S. Highway 12 west of Murdock re-opens to traffic
May 9, 2013 - 1:27pm
May 8, 2013
Swift County Sheriff's Deputy Pat Hammerud directs Highway 12  traffic  to a detour route west of Murdock on Tuesday. The detour is expected to remain in place for four days.
Highway 12 detour west of Murdock likely to remain in place for four days as clean-up at accident site continues
May 8, 2013 - 10:52am
May 7, 2013
Swift County Sheriff's deputy Patrick Hammerud directs traffic along a detour route west of Murdock on U.S. Highway 12. The highway between Murdock and DeGraff remains closed as crews attempt to stop anhydrous ammonia leaking from a tank involved in a semi-truck and train collision this morning.
Highway 12 west of Murdock to remain closed as ammonia continues to leak from accident site
May 7, 2013 - 4:07pm