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The Regional Report: National Guard lawsuit ends; council floats sales tax hike in Little Falls
Ideal Green Market hosts annual meeting
Backus fly-in pancake breakfast set
National Loon Center project garners $4 million grant
Pequot Lakes School: Board approves second teacher contract
Golf Results - July 19, 2018
PL fall sign-up meeting Aug. 6
Danecdotes: North Stars seeking mentor families for young athletes
Baseball: Lightning top Rebels, Steam - Nisswa advances to division title game
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
John Christian Ostenso
Donald R. Eckmann
Donald J. Watson
John Leslie Orr
Senior Menus: July 23-27, 2018
There's still plenty of planting season left
Card games: July 9-13, 2018
Southern Minnesota jet charter company flies stranded family home from Costa Rica
Access Essentia Health ER through front doors during renovations
From the Lefthand Corner: Big Trump and little Trump - Panderers both
Guest Column: Wisdom of the Plain Old Toastmaster
The Last Windrow: How did we survive with no warning labels?
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
Kindness can save lives
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
July 16, 2018
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
DULUTH—Enbridge Energy is giving landowners more time to decide if they want the old Line 3 oil pipeline removed from their property after regulators approved a replacement for the aging pipeline last month. The Calgary-based company filed proposals to comply with conditions...
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
June 28, 2018
Minnesota approves Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28, in a decision...
June 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
ST. PAUL — For some Northland residents, the approval of a new oil pipeline was reason to celebrate. For others, it was reason to grieve. As Public Utilities Commission members indicated their support for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28,...
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 23, 2018
Letter to the editor: Understand the pipeline replacement project
As the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearings are held later this month, it's important to understand what Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project is about: protecting communities and the environment and bringing economic opportunities to the region.
June 23, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Line 3 has operated for nearly 50 years, and Minnesota refiners count on it daily to move significant volumes of crude oil. Line 3 has maintenance challenges, yet is safely operated with reduced pressure and volume. However, the volume reductions have created challenges for Minnesota...
June 21, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 19, 2018
Commissioners frustrated with Minnesota pipeline options
ST. PAUL—Commissioners deciding whether to approve a proposed 340-mile oil pipeline across the state of Minnesota expressed frustration during a second day of hearings in St. Paul Tuesday.
June 19, 2018 - 10:47pm
June 14, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Approve Enbridge's Line 3 project
I was very happy that administrative law Judge O'Reilly recommended replacing Enbridge's Line 3. Pipelines remain the safest way to transport crude oil, much safer than by train or by truck. If the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission really cares about keeping our communities safe,...
June 14, 2018 - 7:30am
June 3, 2018
The Regional Report: Staples to see new apartment building, moves closer to another
AITKIN Next season, the baseball field at Aitkin High School will have lights thanks to a donation from the city of Crystal, the Aitkin Independent...
June 3, 2018 - 4:00am
June 1, 2018
Letter to the editor: Don't let companies buy legislation
Gov. Dayton recently vetoed a bill, passed by both the Minnesota House and Senate, that would have allowed Enbridge to build a controversial new oil pipeline without getting regulatory approval. Both my representatives, Josh Heintzeman and Carrie Ruud, voted in favor of the bill....
June 1, 2018 - 6:30am
May 16, 2018
Pipeline advocates visit Baxter amid statewide debate over Line 3
BAXTER—While it isn't "in our backyard" as members of the discussion noted, the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline stands as an issue with significant...
May 16, 2018 - 10:10am
May 11, 2018
Pipeline advocacy group to host event
BAXTER—The founder of Minnesotans for Line 3 will host a community event Tuesday, May 15, to share his perspective on the proposed Enbridge oil pipeline. The event will be 10:30 a.m. at Arrowwood Lodge at Brainerd Lakes in Baxter. Bob Schoneberger is the founder of the organization,...
May 11, 2018 - 10:30am
May 7, 2018
Minn. authorities prep for pipeline protests: St. Louis Co. sheriff: ‘It’s clearly on our minds’
DULUTH — The prospect of protests in Minnesota along the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline construction corridor is forcing officials to consider...
May 7, 2018 - 5:00am
April 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Clarification on Enbridge lobbying expenses
A recent letter on Enbridge lobbying expenses requires clarification for the benefit of your readers.
April 27, 2018 - 7:30am
April 23, 2018
Appeals court rules Minnesota pipeline protesters can use 'necessity defense'
BAGLEY, Minn.—The Minnesota Court of Appeals dismissed an appeal by state prosecutors Monday, April 23, paving the way for four anti-pipeline...
April 23, 2018 - 5:35pm
April 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
Read Matt Doll's post on the Minnesota Environmental Partnership website detailing lobbying efforts of Enbridge Energy. I'm stunned by the quoted $5.34 million Enbridge spent to buy influence. This corporate bribery and greed circumvents property owners, Minnesotans and our due process....
April 21, 2018 - 7:30am