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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Wild for Minnesota Orchids presentation set
Local students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean's List
Crow Wing Soil & Water to host Summer Apprentice - Accepting applications through March 2
Minnesota Starwatch for March 2018
Pequot Lakes students raise over $25,000 with Glow Run
Outdoor Notes for Feb. 25
Area Female Athlete: Pequot's Skog sets stage for success
What's Up Outdoors: Switching gears
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Gordon N. Danielson
Steven Carl Heins
Edna M. Isle
Larry D. Johnson
Elizabeth "Betty" C. Hyde
Lipstick and the memories that remain of loved ones
Senior Menus: Feb. 26-Mar. 2, 2018
Faith: In midst of tragedy, God shows up
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
Card games: Feb. 24, 2018
Opinion: Billy Graham - Shaking his hand
As I See It: Easy or difficult
Opinion: Guns, opioids, alcohol, bad judgment and balance
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
Danecdotes: Lenten sacrifice should be tough
letters to the editor
Supporting Denny McNamara
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
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
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
November 21, 2017
Crosslake: Resolution supporting alternate pipeline route fails
An attempt by Crosslake Mayor Patty Norgaard to sign a resolution on behalf of the city of Crosslake supporting an alternate route for Enbridge...
November 21, 2017 - 4:00am
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 14, 2017
Crosslake to host hearings on Enbridge Line 3 proposal
Two public hearings on Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 oil pipeline expansion and replacement project will take place from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m....
October 14, 2017 - 5:00am
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
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
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