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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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Births: May 3-15, 2019
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April 17, 2019
Cass County Board: Utility tax case settlements represent 'concerning trend,' auditor says
BACKUS—Chief Financial Officer Sandra Norikane reported Tuesday, April 16, the Minnesota Department of Revenue negotiated settlements with...
April 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
March 28, 2019
Letter to the editor: Contact legislators on oil pipeline
According to the March 19, 2019, Minneapolis StarTribune: "Calgary-based energy company Enbridge was Minnesota's biggest spender on lobbying in 2018, according to a new report." "The company spent nearly $11.1 million, with most of the money used to advocate in front of the Public...
March 28, 2019 - 2:30am
March 22, 2019
Crow Wing County attorney talks Line 3 pipeline project
A proposed crude oil pipeline replacement project may cross just the northwest corner of Crow Wing County, but the controversy around the project...
March 22, 2019 - 3:00am
March 21, 2019
Coming Friday: Enbridge Line 3 pipeline is a hot potato
The Enbridge Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement project has been dogged by controversy, with its proponents claiming it will create jobs and...
March 21, 2019 - 9:30am
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
February 13, 2019
Lakes area politicos blast Walz decision to appeal Enbridge Line 3
Gov. Tim Walz ruled Tuesday, Feb. 12, on the Enbridge Line 3 issue after months of speculation—directing state government to pursue an...
February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
January 6, 2019
The Regional Report: Walker preps for pipeline workers
January 6, 2019 - 3:00am
December 3, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Paying someone else's taxes
Economics rules our modern, "civilized" lives. We've allowed this system to become so complex, it's not understandable. This allows abuses to slide through like crazy. Ask economists a question, you'll get opposite answers, sometimes from the same economist. They'll give an answer,...
December 3, 2018 - 2:30am
December 1, 2018
Letter to the editor: Paid advertising pitches alternative facts
An economic legacy in progress. A brand-new, relocated oil pipeline, rerouted right through our central lakes area. More than 8,600 new jobs. Millions in tax dollars. Meeting Minnesota's future energy needs. Really good for our community. Local businesses catering meals-to-go for...
December 1, 2018 - 2:30am
November 8, 2018
Facebook tip highlights Willow Creek restoration
A tip submitted through Facebook messages uncovered a large stream bank restoration project that could improve both Willow Creek and the bodies...
November 8, 2018 - 4:00am
Enbridge 'necessity defense' trial begins in Minnesota
BAGLEY, Minn.—The jury trial for three defendants charged with property damage to an oil pipeline in 2016 started Monday in the Clearwater...
October 8, 2018 - 7:23pm
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
Blue, green or both: 8th District DFLers spar on mining, environment
As people left the Chalberg Theatre Monday night, July 23, after two hours of debate among five DFLers vying for the 8th Congressional District...
July 26, 2018 - 3:54pm
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