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Local man fed up with Hwy. 41 rail crossing blockage

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By Tim Kalinowski Last Monday Cypress County resident David Mauer’s son Daniel was trying to get to school. It’s a short drive to Eagle Butte High young Mauer makes every day. But he was suddenly faced with what has become an all too familiar obstacle for people living north of Dunmore using Hwy. 41 coming south: A CP Rail train sitting there blocking the intersection.… Read More »

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