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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River Watershed Alliance to host annual meeting
Police Blotter - June 15, 2019
Sheriff's office places Pickar on paid administrative leave
Cass County Community Outreach Day set June 18
'A consummate professional': Longtime journalist Lew Hudson dies
Golf results - June 13, 2019
Auto Racing: Superbikes take on BIR's historic track for Double Sprints this weekend
Avon tips Lightning 6-5
'It was a fun ride. It ended way too quick': Gabriele Grunewald's father remembers her passion
Running: Registration open for Grandpa's Run for the Walleye
Wynefred D. Johnsen
Richard (Rick) David Markstrom
Jesse Allen Woods
Lowell Allan Bohlke
Senior Menus: June 17-21, 2019
Card games: June 3-7, 2019
Maple Hill Church to hold annual brat sale
Our Savior's offers free meal, free concert
Chef's Hat: Smells of the season: It's time to fire up the grill
Ask a Trooper: Across the line
Sheriff's Corner: ATV season is here, so be sure to ride safe
The Last Windrow: Corn field mistake acknowledged 30 years later
Vogt's Notes: Stop to offer up prayers for crash victims
Letter to the editor: Pride is not self-respect
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energy and mining
June 13, 2019
Documents show EPA concern over early draft of PolyMet permit
DULUTH -- Documents released Wednesday show the Environmental Protection Agency was concerned an earlier draft permit for PolyMet’s proposed...
June 13, 2019 - 8:30pm
April 25, 2019
Ruptured pipeline in western Minnesota may have been intentionally damaged
COTTONWOOD, Minn. — A broken pipeline that caused an undetermined amount of diesel fuel to flow into a drainage ditch and the Yellow Medicine...
April 25, 2019 - 6:03pm
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