A train excursion from North Judson to LaCrosse almost turned deadly yesterday when five cars of the train derailed. The cars were being pulled by the historic 765 steam engine when the cars suddenly left the track.
Mark Knebel from the Hoosier Valley Railroad Organization talked about the mishap.
NIPSCO has reported that 415 customers are without power in the Wanatah/LaCrosse area. The power reportedly went out around 10:17 a.m. CT. NIPSCO crews are investigating why the outage occurred and will restore power as quickly as possible. LaCrosse Schools will be dismissing at 1:00 p.m CT today (Tuesday, January 4th) and Wanatah schools will dismiss at 1:15 p.m.