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Minnesota VA commissioner rules in favor of disabled veteran
Tigers Care: Quirky one-woman show kicks off event
22-year-old falls out of moving vehicle, suffers head injury
Celebrate 911 dispatchers week: They're here to help those in distress
Veterans town hall meeting planned in Brainerd
Six Patriots sign on for college sports
Lakeshore Club announces spring events
Girls Golf: Pequot third in season opener
Patriots have new trap team coach
Richard "Rick" Endres
Lois Mary Zavoral
Theodore Prescott Erickson
Grace United Methodist to serve Easter pancakes
Crosslake Christian AG shares Easter events
Our Savior's to host mother-daughter banquet April 24
Public invited to become Make It OK ambassador
Crosslake Lutheran to host monthly Caregiver Support Group
Danecdotes: This week in less-discussed history
Letter to the editor: Embracing the Word
Letter to the editor: Vote 'yes' on PR-B School referendum
Opinion: Easter - Think about it
The Cracker Barrel: Nature notes
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 30-March 7, 2019
Dr. Joy Harris - Zeno Rausa
Births: Jan. 1-15, 2019
Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births
energy and mining
April 3, 2019
Explosion-damaged Wisconsin refinery will keep using toxic chemical
Husky Energy said it will continue to use hydrogen fluoride at its Superior refinery. In an announcement posted to its website Wednesday morning,...
April 3, 2019 - 7:04pm
March 19, 2019
DNR seeks comments on Enbridge Line 3 replacement
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comments on applications for several different licenses and permits needed to...
March 19, 2019 - 2:41pm
December 10, 2018
100-megawatt wind farm proposed in Renville County, Minn.
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. -- One of the country’s largest wind power developers is proposing to build a 100-megawatt wind farm in Renville County,...
December 10, 2018 - 7:57pm
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Barring action in Washington, D.C., before the end of the year, Congressman-elect Pete Stauber plans to take up legislation...
December 10, 2018 - 6:32pm
December 6, 2018
Gas prices fall to lowest of the year in North Dakota, Minnesota, nation
FARGO — North Dakota and Minnesota gas prices have dropped sharply after sitting at their highest rates since 2014. The state’s gas prices...
December 6, 2018 - 8:05pm
September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
DULUTH — The Minnesota Department of Commerce formally requested the Minnesota Public Utilities Commision reconsider its decision to approve the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline replacement Tuesday, Sept. 25. The Department of Commerce, which has long opposed the pipeline project,...
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
Pipe dreams: With a new corridor secured, Enbridge has options for future projects
DULUTH — When Minnesota regulators signed off on the Line 3 replacement pipeline this summer, they may have reshaped the future of oil...
August 26, 2018 - 6:17am
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
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
ERP Iron Ore could lose Minnesota mineral leases
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—A day after earning back mineral leases for one of his proposed mining operations, Tom Clarke learned he could be losing the mineral leases for his other mining company. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent a notice of termination on Thursday,...
July 16, 2018 - 7:11pm
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 14, 2018
PolyMet land swap to close June 28
DULUTH — PolyMet Mining Co. said Thursday it has received notice from the U.S. Forest Service that the land exchange for the company's proposed...
June 14, 2018 - 9:01pm
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
DULUTH—More than 170 businesses and outdoor groups signed letters opposing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to reinstate Twin Metals' expired mineral leases in May and the mining company's new plans released last week. The three separate letters were each signed...
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 2, 2018
Twin Metals gets leases back from feds
DULUTH -- The U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday, May 2, said it has reinstated the mining exploration leases for the proposed Twin Metals underground copper mine southeast of Ely. The move is a reversal of a late Obama administration move that revoked the leases because of the...
May 2, 2018 - 7:35pm