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House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
Local high school juniors recognized for leadership and community service
Republican senators introduce legislation to support Minnesota mining and reduce household water costs
Police Blotter - March 17, 2018
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea for new maintenance facility location
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - March 15, 2018
Girls basketball: Rails eliminate Patriot girls
Turkeys trot along 210
North Stars fall to New Ulm
Wendy Jean Bassamore
Brian B. Eide
Gary Lee Gallagher
Virgil Frank Lundberg
Virgil Frank Lundberg
5 Irish-themed sweets for St. Patrick's Day
Card games: March 5-9, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Corks have significant impact on wine
The Last Windrow: Remembering the 'Rat Man'
Letter to the Editor: Popular vote should overrule Electoral College
Living longer means seniors often care for parents
Letter to the Editor: Thank you to loon center supporters
Vogt's Notes: Read your community newspaper to be an informed citizen
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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
January 17, 2018
Line 3 replacement meeting to be held in Backus
Enbridge Energy will hold a Line 3 replacement project meeting from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, a the Backus American Legion. The event will feature a question and answer session and presentation regarding the proposed Line 3 pipeline project currently being reviewed through...
January 17, 2018 - 3:30am
January 12, 2018
Red Lake Tribal Council votes against Enbridge land deal
RED LAKE, Minn.—The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Tuesday, Jan. 9, to rescind a resolution accepting a land swap agreement with Enbridge...
January 12, 2018 - 4:56pm
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 16, 2017
PUC: Line 3 environmental review needs more work
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission tapped the brakes on the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline permitting process Thursday, Dec. 7, saying the massive environmental review for the project is still missing a few fine points. With a 4-1 vote after a daylong meeting, the PUC instructed...
December 16, 2017 - 6:30am
December 8, 2017
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission tapped the brakes on the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline permitting process on Thursday, Dec. 8, saying the...
December 8, 2017 - 9:48am
November 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Nov. 19
AITKIN A new police officer has joined the force in Aitkin, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. Colter Riedel was sworn in Nov. 6 at the Aitkin...
November 19, 2017 - 5:00am
November 2, 2017
Pipeline public hearings draw hundreds to Crosslake - Meetings are mostly respectful
Two public hearings held Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Crosslake for a proposed oil pipeline replacement project were orderly under the guidance of...
November 2, 2017 - 4:00am
October 26, 2017
PUC: Enbridge must release previously classified data on Line 3 pipeline
ST. PAUL — Enbridge must release oil spill predictions for the proposed Line 3 pipeline replacement, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission...
October 26, 2017 - 7:04pm
Letter to the Editor: Tar sands oil not needed
French bank BNP Parabus recently joined other international lenders such as Dutch bank ING and the Royal Bank of Scotland in shutting down any investments in Canadian tar sands oil. Meanwhile, at least seven major oil producers, including Royal Dutch Shell, Marathon, Statoil and even...
October 26, 2017 - 6:30am
October 23, 2017
Guest editorial: Enbridge Line 3 replacement project vital for Minnesota
Wednesday, Oct. 25, lakes area residents will have the opportunity to offer testimony on the need for the Line 3 replacement project being proposed by Enbridge. A total of 18 meetings in nine locations are being held across the region. The closest will be in Crosslake on Wednesday,...
October 23, 2017 - 10:04pm
Guest Opinion: Crude oil pipelines or quality water?
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will be holding two hearings on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Crosslake Community Center regarding Enbridge Energy's application for a (1) certificate of need, and (2) routing permit if the certificate is approved. The hearings, conducted by...
October 23, 2017 - 9:51pm
October 18, 2017
More than 400 gather to offer views on replacing Enbridge pipeline in northern Minn.
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Conflicting priorities clashed during two meetings Tuesday, Oct. 17, to gather public input for Enbridge Energy's proposed...
October 18, 2017 - 9:03am
October 15, 2017
Crosslake Community Center offers classes, events
The following events will take place at the Crosslake Community Center. For more information, call 218-692-4271. • Zumba: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct.17. Day passes or a 10-visit punch card will be available. Denise Thompson is the instructor. • "Music of the Mississippi:" 1:30...
October 15, 2017 - 5:30am
October 11, 2017
Enbridge pushes back on need for Line 3 oil pipeline replacement
DULUTH, Minn. — In the tug-of-war over the proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, Enbridge on Wednesday, Oct....
October 11, 2017 - 6:22pm