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Trail derailment first responders honored
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U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D–La Crosse, center) presented a Congressional proclamation to Southwest Wisconsin emergency first responders who went into Illinois March 5 to help address the train derailment near Galena. Also pictured are (from left) Steve Tranel of the Cuba City Fire Department, Gerald Pitzen of the Dickeyville–Paris Fire Department, Jake Lindauer of Grant County Emergency Management, Ryan Simmons of the Platteville Fire Department, Steve Braun of Grant County Emergency Management, and Dave Niehaus of the Platteville Fire Department.