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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
County Highway Engineering team awarded best in class from MnDOT
Crow Wing County Board: Supports creation of wildlife management area
'Star Wars' arrives
Culinary arts comes to the classroom in Pequot Lakes
Breakfast set Dec. 17 at Hackensack Legion
Bowling Scores - Dec. 15, 2017
Dance: Revolution takes third in Aitkin
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Crosslake archer takes 26th
Football: Schindel named MVP for Patriots
Jerome "Joe" Hines
George E. Schwagerl
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Adult & Teen Challenge Choir to sing at Swanburg church
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Letter to the editor: Money and politics
Letter to the editor: U.S. flag reminder
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
Letter to the editor: The old lamplighter
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
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
October 9, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Oct. 9
AITKIN COUNTY A letter of support for Enbridge's Line 3 replacement project was approved by the Aitkin County Board, the Aitkin Independent Age...
October 9, 2017 - 10:00am
September 11, 2017
Enbridge Line 3 replacement not needed, Minn. commerce department says
DULUTH, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Commerce has come out against the Enbridge Line 3 replacement, raising the stakes in an already...
September 11, 2017 - 7:04pm
August 17, 2017
Final environmental review released for Line 3 replacement
ST. PAUL — Despite a massive new document having "final" in its name, this pipeline permitting process is far from over. On Thursday, Aug....
August 17, 2017 - 7:24pm
August 15, 2017
Testimony: Group that tampered with northern Minnesota pipeline valve to claim 'necessity' defense
BAGLEY, Minn.—Four people accused of trespassing and tampering with Enbridge pipeline valves believed they had no choice but to disrupt...
August 15, 2017 - 4:22pm
August 3, 2017
Estimate for Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline replacement jumps 9 percent
DULUTH — Enbridge says its Line 3 replacement pipeline is getting more expensive in the wake of regulatory delays and changes to the project....
August 3, 2017 - 4:13pm