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Pine River Summerfest buttons on sale
Intro to Swim Team Clinics offered for youth
Sibley Lake Association picnic
Senior Menu: July 4-8, 2016
Bridges of Hope's Run For Hope early bird rate ends June 30
Trap Shooting: Patriots finish 22nd at state
Pequot Lakes shooters 22nd at MSHSL state tournament
Pequot Lakes 14U team takes first
Baseball: Lightning defeat Miners
Inside the Outdoors: Courage is valuable to wildlife, too
Florence Cecelia Grunewald
Lorraine T. Borgstrom
Father Raymond J. Cossette
John M. Diebold
Reading machine helps those with low vision: Nisswa man's creation gives gift of reading again
Reminders-June 30, 2016
Pages from the Past - June 30, 2016
CODA to perform Sunday at Longville church
Looking Back- June 30, 2016
MMBA Home Show
Vogt's Notes: It's a great time to live, work and play in lakes area
Letter to the editor: Be careful around fireworks
The Last Windrow: Recalling the Fourth of years past
Guest Column: A tribute to Orval Nelson
Letter to the editor: Gun control requirements are in place
letters to the editor
Births-June 16, 2016
Declaration of Independence to be read July 4 in Fairfield Township
80th Birthday: Evelyn Matthies
75th Birthday: Ron Juhl
60th Wedding Anniversary: Rawleigh and Ila Tougas
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
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
August 5, 2015
Sandpiper certificate of need approved
One more major step toward construction of the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline has been completed, but a route must still be approved. The Sandpiper, a proposed oil pipeline to transport Bakken crude through Minnesota, including through parts of Cass and Crow Wing counties, began...
August 5, 2015 - 9:34am
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
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 10, 2014
Informational session on Sandpiper oil pipeline slated Dec. 18 in Breezy Point
The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Pequot Lakes and Crosslake Chambers, will host a free informational presentation on the potential Sandpiper oil pipeline route through Crow Wing County from 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Minnesota Room at Breezy...
December 10, 2014 - 4:29pm
December 3, 2014
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
August 14, 2014
Sandpiper hearing does little to clear up pipeline's future
The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline project got more complex Thursday, Aug.
August 14, 2014 - 11:20am
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...
July 30, 2014 - 10:33am
July 2, 2014
Organizations respond to proposed Sandpiper route
Winona LaDuke and Michael Dahl of Honor the Earth will kick off the Stop the Sandpiper summer campaign Monday, July 7, with a horse ride along the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline corridor, including around the junction of Highways 371 and 87 near the Corner Store in Backus. The kickoff...
July 2, 2014 - 10:38am