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Is Lincoln the next stop for hazardous crude oil trains?

An oil company’s plan to transport volatile crude oil by rail through Sacramento-area counties next year has spurred an association of local governments to take measures to p ...

Federal, state government not privy to what hazardous materials on trains

What hazardous materials pass through downtown Lincoln, Lincoln Crossing and Twelve Bridges every week? That’s the million-dollar question. Three years ago, The News Messen ...

Two fires in two days near Auburn school, Union Pacific tracks

Two fires on two consecutive days at roughly the same time near an Auburn school are raising concerns of neighbors and fire officials. Auburn Fire crews extinguished fires on a va ...

Council OKs $123,450 in emergency railroad approach work

Lincoln City Council voted Jan. 22 to spend $123,450 to replace railroad crossing pavement approaches related to a Union Pacific Railroad project to upgrade six crossings in Lincol ...