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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Girl dies of apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Smartphone app helps fight crime in CWC
Area educators to be honored May 1
Police Blotter - April 29, 2017
Minnesota man survives crash but is fatally hit trying to cross interstate afterward
Hole in One at Emily Greens
Emily Greens to offer men's, women's leagues
PL Community Ed. offering two golf classes
Dan-ecdotes: Magnuson honored with Don Swanson Award
Ebnet, Bailey top shooters for Patriot trap team
Mixer to speak Sunday at Crosslake Christian Assembly of God
Calendar of events: April 28, 2017
Looking Back - April 27, 2017
Reminders-April 27, 2017
Crosslake Christian Assembly to host concert Sunday
Dan-ecdotes: Snow is gone; go check out the lakes area
The Last Windrow: Smell of coffee evokes memories
Letter to the Editor: Gun rights and schools
Faith column: Finding the peace of Christ at jail
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
letters to the editor
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
Betty Olson- Wolkenhauer- Lovegreen
Births-April 11, 2017
April 15, 2017
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
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