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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
MnDOT asks Nisswa to vote on 20 ft. noise barrier for downtown
Small plane crashes near Pine River
Nisswa: Business owner shares concerns about possible railing during repairs
PR-B to host Kindergarten Roundup April 23
Pequot Lakes: School district looks into CEO Program
Pete's Point: Spring training remains popular in Florida
Felthous chosen team, conference MVP
Pequot Lakes' 8th graders 1-2 at Rogers
Pequot Lakes: Borleis, Struss honored
Pequot Lakes: Wiebolt chosen Patriots' MVP
Mark Alan Johnson
Cyril M. Nix
Leon "Tex" Hoemberg
Figure skaters go Into the Wild
Chef's Hat recipe: Rainbow Spring Salad
Chef's Hat recipe: Asparagus Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing
Chef's Hat recipe: Fresh Apple Salad with Grilled Chicken and Crumbled Cheddar
Chef's Hat: Those super salads
Dan-ecdotes: The highs and lows of owning a cat, continued
Letters to the Editor: Corporate greed or malfeasance or both?
Letters to the Editor:Teacher tenure
Letters to the Editor: A look at our problems
Letters to the Editor: Cass Sheriff's Department thanked
letters to the editor
Weiss 90th birthday
Births - March 19
Births - March 5
Births - February 26
Small plane crashes near Pine River
February 4, 2015
Oil pipeline safety addressed
Representatives from the Bemidji office of Enbridge, the company proposing installation of the Sandpiper oil pipeline that could go through part of the lakes area, spoke Jan.
February 4, 2015 - 12:48pm
January 8, 2015
Public hearing draws strong support for pro-, anti-Sandpiper camps
The first public hearing of a weeklong tour of the state regarding the proposed Sandpiper pipeline Monday afternoon, Jan. 5, had a very different feel to it than past Minnesota Public Utilities Commission meetings on the subject. The commission held the hearing in a ballroom at the...
January 8, 2015 - 10:30am
January 7, 2015
Public hearings taking place for Sandpiper oil pipeline
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is taking public testimony this week at five hearings across the state on the all-new Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline set to run from Beaver Lodge, N.D., to Superior, Wis. The proposed pipeline route would travel through McKinley, Bull...
January 7, 2015 - 12:52pm
December 31, 2014
Enbridge representatives meet with chamber members
Representatives of the Sandpiper oil pipeline project presented slides Dec.
December 31, 2014 - 1:29pm
December 17, 2014
Enbridge representatives hold open house for proposed Line 3 relocation
Area residents attended an open house Wednesday, Dec.
December 17, 2014 - 1:20pm
December 3, 2014
Enbridge to host Line 3 replacement project open house in Pine River
Enbridge is proposing a Line 3 replacement project, which will replace the existing 34-inch pipe with new 36-inch pipe, including 12 miles in North Dakota, 338 miles in Minnesota and 14 miles in Wisconsin. As part of Enbridge's public outreach for the project, Enbridge will host...
December 3, 2014 - 5:01pm
Oil boom, pipeline safety put Enbridge on the spot
Plans for a new oil pipeline across northern Minnesota are bringing increased scrutiny to Enbridge, the company that wants to build it. The Canadian-based company has more than 1,800 miles of pipeline in the state. It wants to build more than 600 miles more across North Dakota and...
December 3, 2014 - 10:35am
November 19, 2014
CLC pipeline forum rescheduled to Monday
The Rosenmeier Center for State and Local Government has rescheduled a forum to discuss the future of oil pipelines in Minnesota in general and the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline in particular. The forum, "Moving Canadian Tar Sands and Bakken Crude Oil to Market: The Minnesota Connection,"...
November 19, 2014 - 4:20pm
September 24, 2014
Enbridge talks Sandpiper pipeline safety
Officials from Enbridge Energy Company presented information on pipeline safety to two area water organizations Thursday. The boards of directors of the Whitefish Area Property Owners’ Association (WAPOA) and the Pine River Watershed Alliance (PRWA) hosted the energy company...
September 24, 2014 - 2:58pm
August 29, 2014
Love Water, Not Oil tour stops in Pine River
After beginning their journey Aug. 18 in the Rice Lake National Wildlife Management Area in Aitkin County, Honor the Earth founder Winona LaDuke and her fellow horse riders held an awareness meeting Wednesday, Aug. 20, in the Pine River-Backus School commons area. The Love...
August 29, 2014 - 10:52am
July 30, 2014
WAPOA hosts speaker on Sandpiper oil pipeline
Richard Smith is one of "a bunch of volunteers learning more than they ever wanted to know about pipelines." A member of Friends of the Headwaters (FOH), a Hubbard County-based group organized around opposition to the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, Smith spoke Tuesday, July 22,...
July 30, 2014 - 10:33am