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  1. Leaking railroad tanker leaves 200-mile trail of animal fat across IowaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Authorities say a leaking railroad tank car has left a 25,000-gallon trail of animal fat along tracks crossing Iowa. The Iowa Natural Resources Department says in a news release Tuesday the leak ran about 200 miles, from Missouri Valley in western Iowa's Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County.

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  2. Leaking railroad tanker leaves 200-mile trail of animal fatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | KCRG

    Authorities say a leaking railroad tank car has left a 25,000-gallon trail of animal fat along tracks crossing Iowa. The Iowa Natural Resources Department says in a news release Tuesday the leak ran about 200 miles, from Missouri Valley in western Iowa's Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County.

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  3. Railroad cleaning up tracks from tanker animal fat leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | KIMT

    A railroad tanker carrying 25,000 gallons of animal fat leaked for about 200 miles along tracks Monday from Missouri Valley in Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County, according to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources press release. It happened when a cap apparently came off the valve's bottom tanker.

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  4. Union Pacific cleaning up tracks from leaking tankerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Tama News-Herald

    DES MOINES Issued 4:25 p.m.- Tuesday, June 7, 2106- A railroad tanker carrying 25,000 gallons of animal fat leaked along tracks Monday from Missouri Valley in Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County, a distance of approximately 200 miles. Environmental specialists from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources inspected the track along the route where the spill occurred and found the amount of spillage varied greatly.

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  5. 3 charged following early morning police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | KCRG

    ... Police said a suspect drove off with officers in pursuit. The pursuit ended near U.S. 151 and Stallman Drive in Fairfax. Officers arrested 42-year-old Bobby Witt possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, as well as multiple traffic violations, and ...

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  6. Police Investigate Series of Storage Unit Break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | KCRG

    The Linn County Sheriff said his team is investigating several storage unit break-ins in Fairfax and Ely. Mount Vernon and Lisbon police said thieves targeted units in their communities too.

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  7. Shellsburg woman injured in accidentRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Vinton Today

    ... to recover after surgery. According to the Iowa State Patrol, Looney was heading south on Highway 151 in near Fairfax in a 2010 Chevy Equinox when a northbound 1998 Chevy Blazer driven by Terri Lynn Skalsky of Walford crossed the center line and hit ...

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  8. One Killed, One Injured in Crash on Highway 151 in FairfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | KCRG

    Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner said one person died and another suffered serious injuries in the crash, which involved three vehicles. As of 12:50 p.m., law enforcement said the detour would be in place for about another two hours.

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  9. Injuries Reported in Linn County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | KCRG

    The Iowa State Patrol responded to a two vehicle crash in Linn County early on Tuesday morning. Troopers were at the intersection of Highway 151 and Wright Brothers Blvd. near Fairfax around 7:00 a.m. Troopers tell TV9 a car driving on Wright Brothers Blvd. ran a stop sign and t-boned a vehicle on Highway 151.

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  10. Death noticesRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Post-Bulletin

    ... p.m. Dec. 17 at Autumn Ridge Church, Rochester. Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes, Rochester. Gary R. Gallagher , 57, of Fairfax, Iowa, died Friday at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, Iowa. He is survived by a son, Jerett Gallagher, ...

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  11. No one injured after fire at Amana golf courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Crews from Amana, Oxford, Norway, and Fairfax all arrived on scene. Fire crews first showed up at around 3:40 a.m. and the fire was put out around 5:30 a.m. Iowa County Ambulance was also on scene.

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  12. Space GiantRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Newswise

    ... the gathering. "It just seems funny, talking at an event in my own honor," says Gurnett, who grew up on a farm near Fairfax, Iowa. "I refused at first." The 75-year-old Gurnett doesn't have to worry about extolling his accomplishments; his invited ...

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  13. Man arrested following Linn County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office was called to the 4300 block of Linn/Benton Road, just northwest of Fairfax, at around 7:11 a.m. Tuesday for a two=vehicle accident. Deputies say 31-year-old Cory McGeough of Atkins was headed south and drifted into the northbound lane of the roadway, striking a northbound pick-up driven by 43-year-old William Heber of Walford.

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  14. Three fire departments battle Fairfax fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The fire is at 206 Prairie Avenue. The Linn County Sheriff's Office says crews from Fairfax, Norway and Atkins are all on scene this morning.

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