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Federal Tipoffs Involving Wisconsin Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency: Soldier Accounted For From Korean War Morrison, E.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency issued the following news release: The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Army Pvt. Edward M. Morrison, 19, of Ashland, Wisconsin, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 31, 2019. (This identification was initially published on June 4, 2019.) In July 1950, Morrison was a member of 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Divis  more

Surface Transportation Board Issues Decision Involving Wisconsin Central
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Surface Transportation Board issued the following notice of exemption (Docket No. AB 303) entitled "Wisconsin Central Ltd. Discontinuance of Service Exemption in Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties, Wis.": Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 C.F.R. pt. 1152 subpart F--Exempt Abandonments and Discontinuances of Service to discontinue common carrier service over approximately 16.9 miles of rail   more

Surface Transportation Board Issues Notice Involving Watco Holdings
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Surface Transportation Board issued the following notice of exemption (Docket No. FD 36340) entitled "Watco Holdings, Inc. Continuance in Control Exemption Wisconsin Rapids Railroad, L.L.C.": Watco Holdings, Inc. (Watco), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 C.F.R. Sec. 1180.2(d)(2) to continue in control of Wisconsin Rapids Railroad, L.L.C. (WRR), a noncarrier controlled by Watco, upon WRR's becoming a Cl  more

Surface Transportation Board Issues Notice Involving Wisconsin Rapids Railroad
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Surface Transportation Board issued the following notice of exemption (Docket No. FD 36339) entitled "Wisconsin Rapids Railroad, L.L.C. Lease and Operation Exemption Line of Wisconsin Central Ltd.": Wisconsin Rapids Railroad, L.L.C. (WRR), a noncarrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 C.F.R. Sec. 1150.31 to lease from Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WCL) and operate approximately 1.1 miles of rail line (the Line), extendin  more

U.S. Air Force: Patriot Warrior - More Than an Exercise
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, Aug. 16 -- The U.S. Air Force Reserve Command issued the following news: By Christopher Morris More than 600 Reserve Citizen Airmen from 42 installations have descended upon three different military installations as Patriot Warrior 2019 kicks off, here. Fort McCoy, Wisconsin serves as the primary exercise site, while Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia and Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Air Reserve Station, Minnesota act as support locations. The exercise is the A  more