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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
GUMC to host annual rummage sale
Mayor's Notebook: Events, resolutions important to Crosslake
Fifty Lakes: Council vacates Northland Drive right of way
Small nonprofits must be innovative to succeed
Highway 371: One detour ends; another begins
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
Sergent, Rudbeck coach in All-Star Game
Will this be the year the Wolves match the hype?
15 Minnesotans selected in NHL draft
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Dr. William John Dehning
Julene 'Julie' (Jensen) Mondloch
Louie G. Amaral
Richard E. Anderson
'Legally Blonde The Musical' cast announced
Cass County Fair to feature new attractions - June 29-July 2 in Pine River
PR-B Family Center: Make a difference; donate to food shelf
Kinship Partners: PR-B fifth-grader seeks male mentor
Card games: June 25, 2017
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
The Last Windrow: 'Walking the fields' built character
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
The Cracker Barrel: 'On Being Human'
From the Lefthand Corner: Poorest Minnesotans get even poorer
letters to the editor
Births-June 15, 2017
Births-June 8, 2017
Bob and Phyllis Jones
Births: May 17, 2017
June 26, 2017
Minn. counties prepare for the worst over tax mistake that could cost them millions
POLK COUNTY, Minn.—A big oil company says they're owed millions and millions of dollars and it could be up to local counties to make it right....
23 hours 14 min ago
June 23, 2017
Minnesota counties could owe Enbridge millions
Polk County, Minn. - The state of Minnesota may have made a big mistake, and now you may have to pay for it. A big oil company says they're owed...
June 23, 2017 - 7:54am
June 10, 2017
Meeting on Line 3 project draws crowd
BRAINERD — A large crowd filled the cafeteria at Central Lakes College Thursday night to share views on a proposed oil pipeline replacement...
June 10, 2017 - 4:53pm
May 15, 2017
Environmental review released on proposed northern Minnesota pipeline replacement project
ST. PAUL.—Minnesota regulators on Monday released the long-awaited environmental review of Enbridge's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, kicking off months of public meetings and comments on the proposed line and the new route it would take across northern Minnesota....
May 15, 2017 - 9:17pm
Enbridge tax dispute could hit Minnesota counties with big bill
A tax dispute between Enbridge and the Minnesota Department of Revenue could end up costing counties in the state millions of dollars. The company...
April 15, 2017 - 8:26am
April 11, 2017
Manuevering soggy swamp land, activists inspect controversial northern Minn. pipelines
CASS LAKE—About 3 miles from the Cass Lake Rest Area, multiple oil pipelines lie partially buried beneath reeds, cattails and water. Every...
April 11, 2017 - 8:11am
September 9, 2016
Enbridge withdraws Sandpiper application, waits on Line 3
Enbridge Energy, a Canadian company specializing in transportation of petroleum, announced it is withdrawing its application for the construction of its Sandpiper oil pipeline through a controversial Minnesota route that crosses just north of Pine River and south of Backus. Enbridge's...
September 9, 2016 - 11:28am
December 26, 2015
PUC resumes Enbridge pipeline permit process
Now that the potential for a Minnesota Supreme Court showdown is out of the question, two proposed Enbridge oil pipelines will resume their trips through the regulatory approval journey. The state Public Utilities Commission (PUC) voted Thursday, Dec. 17, to instruct government organizations...
December 26, 2015 - 8:00am
December 20, 2015
Enbridge pipeline projects stuck in regulatory 'quagmire'
Small-town coffee shops. State commission hearings.
December 20, 2015 - 8:00am
September 18, 2015
Court overturns initial state Sandpiper approval
Minnesota regulators must rewind their work on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline after a state Appeals Court panel Monday, Sept.
September 18, 2015 - 5:30pm
September 4, 2015
Pipeline opinions aired
Both those in support of and opposed to proposed area pipeline projects voiced their opinions Monday at a public meeting at Pine River-Backus...
September 4, 2015 - 11:27am
August 27, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Preserve our tourism economy
As you now probably know, Enbridge is planning on building a pipeline (the Sandpiper) right through our most precious assets — our lakes and wetlands. If constructed, the pipeline would go through Itasca State Park (second oldest such park in the nation), under both the Mississippi...
opinion/letters to the editor
August 27, 2015 - 2:17pm
Sandpiper Pipeline opinions aired in lengthy meeting
Both those in support of and opposed to proposed area pipeline projects voiced their opinions Monday, Aug. 24, at a public meeting at Pine River-Backus...
August 27, 2015 - 11:18am
June 10, 2015
Commission approves first of two permits for Sandpiper pipeline project
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday, June 5, granted one of two necessary permits to Enbridge for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline, a project that has been met with repeated protests in Minnesota and that is proposed to run through the northern lakes area. The certificate...
June 10, 2015 - 12:11pm
May 12, 2015
Enbridge's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement comment periods announced
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has announced an open public comment period for discussion of the Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership Line 3 pipeline replacement project certificate of need and routing permit following the proposed Sandpiper pipeline route. The initial...
May 12, 2015 - 2:41pm