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Bringing Bean Hole Days back to its roots - Area residents honored
Lakefront property owner wants vacation rentals regulated
SWCD to host annual photo contest
Clamshell and Bertha Lakes Association to host meeting
SUV and deer collide, injuring passenger
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Rodger F. Farber
John Bernard Rugloski
Marlene (Olk) Krantz
Harold Ray Peterson
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
As I See It: The America I believe we need
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
energy and mining
July 16, 2018
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
DULUTH—Enbridge Energy is giving landowners more time to decide if they want the old Line 3 oil pipeline removed from their property after regulators approved a replacement for the aging pipeline last month. The Calgary-based company filed proposals to comply with conditions...
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
June 28, 2018
Minnesota approves Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28, in a decision...
June 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
ST. PAUL — For some Northland residents, the approval of a new oil pipeline was reason to celebrate. For others, it was reason to grieve. As Public Utilities Commission members indicated their support for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28,...
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 14, 2018
PolyMet land swap to close June 28
DULUTH — PolyMet Mining Co. said Thursday it has received notice from the U.S. Forest Service that the land exchange for the company's proposed...
June 14, 2018 - 9:01pm
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
DULUTH—More than 170 businesses and outdoor groups signed letters opposing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to reinstate Twin Metals' expired mineral leases in May and the mining company's new plans released last week. The three separate letters were each signed...
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
DULUTH -- The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday, May 2, said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper mine southeast of Ely. The move is a reversal of a late Obama administration move that revoked the leases because of the...
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 14, 2018
Red Lake votes to remove Enbridge pipelines
RED LAKE, Minn.—The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Tuesday, March 13, to remove Enbridge-owned oil pipelines from its land. The unanimous...
March 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
March 7, 2018
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
DULUTH—Northland mining, paper and energy companies are giving a hard pass to Minnesota Power's proposed natural gas plant. What's more,...
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
February 10, 2018
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — The future is bright for the solar sector in Minnesota, state and industry leaders said this week. Minnesota...
February 10, 2018 - 2:40pm
February 6, 2018
Lawsuits, contested case hearings could decide final outcome for Polymet permit
DULUTH—After 13 years, millions of dollars and a winding path through regulatory scrutiny, Minnesota's first-ever copper mine might be on the verge of its last-ever public hearings. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pollution Control Agency will hold open-house...
February 6, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—The long-awaited restart of the former Magnetation operations just outside Grand Rapids could happen as soon as the summer, with more than 100 people back to work, months earlier than previously expected. New owner Tom Clarke said this week that he now has...
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
December 29, 2017
Grand Rapids serves as ground zero for Enbridge Line 3
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The story of how this mill and hockey town became the epicenter of the pipeline abandonment debate starts at St....
December 29, 2017 - 7:37am
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
BABBITT, Minn. — Whether it's $544 million in coverage suggested by PolyMet for the first year of mining or the reported $1 billion state...
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm