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Ethanol Spills on the Rise in the Midwest

Dec 13, 2016
Darrell Hoemann/The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

An ethanol spill occurs every two days on average in the Midwest, the worst of which result in contamination of water supplies, major fish kills, loss of life, and millions of dollars of damage.

Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media

For the Midwest’s biggest crops, this harvest season was a big one.

Galesburg Building Might House Railroad HoF

Oct 9, 2014
T.J. Carson

A building acquired by the city of Galesburg could be turned into a new home for the National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum.

Oman Rail Delegation Could Visit Galesburg

Apr 1, 2014
Wikipedia

A small group of railroad-related businesses from the Galesburg area took part in a trade mission to Oman in February.  Now they're hoping Oman reciprocates.

Wikipedia

The rail industry is big in west central Illinois, and rail lines are being built in the Middle East.  So the City of Galesburg will try to bring the two together.