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Crow Wing County road maintenance continues this week
The Regional Report: Aitkin group raising funds to update almost 70-year-old choir robes
March for Life in Brainerd set Jan. 22
Tech Savvy: Flying taxis and robots
Area Wrestling: Road Crew runs away with team title
PL 6th-graders 3rd in St. Cloud
Inside the Outdoors: Ice fishing shelters have evolved in new directions
Successful snowmobile rides start with safety mindset
Area Girls Basketball: Pirates prevail over W-DC. PL's Lane reaches 2,000 career points
James Norman Nelson
Stuart D. DeMenge
Hannah C. Call
Pine River United Methodist Church makes donation
Senior Menus: Jan. 21-25, 2019
Faith: Encouragement for a discouraged world
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
Card games: Jan. 7-11, 2019
The Cracker Barrel: 'Norwegian Wood'
The Last Windrow: An acre of dirt
Danecdotes: Weekend getaway a nice change of pace
Opinion: Foreign aid, adjust and repair
Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
letters to the editor
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
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
August 26, 2018
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
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
June 23, 2018
Letter to the editor: Understand the pipeline replacement project
As the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearings are held later this month, it's important to understand what Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project is about: protecting communities and the environment and bringing economic opportunities to the region.
June 23, 2018 - 12:30pm
June 14, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Approve Enbridge's Line 3 project
I was very happy that administrative law Judge O'Reilly recommended replacing Enbridge's Line 3. Pipelines remain the safest way to transport crude oil, much safer than by train or by truck. If the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission really cares about keeping our communities safe,...
June 14, 2018 - 7:30am
June 1, 2018
Letter to the editor: Don't let companies buy legislation
Gov. Dayton recently vetoed a bill, passed by both the Minnesota House and Senate, that would have allowed Enbridge to build a controversial new oil pipeline without getting regulatory approval. Both my representatives, Josh Heintzeman and Carrie Ruud, voted in favor of the bill....
June 1, 2018 - 6:30am
May 7, 2018
Minn. authorities prep for pipeline protests: St. Louis Co. sheriff: ‘It’s clearly on our minds’
DULUTH — The prospect of protests in Minnesota along the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline construction corridor is forcing officials to consider...
May 7, 2018 - 5:00am
April 27, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Clarification on Enbridge lobbying expenses
A recent letter on Enbridge lobbying expenses requires clarification for the benefit of your readers.
April 27, 2018 - 7:30am
April 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Enbridge pipeline bad for environment, economy
Read Matt Doll's post on the Minnesota Environmental Partnership website detailing lobbying efforts of Enbridge Energy. I'm stunned by the quoted $5.34 million Enbridge spent to buy influence. This corporate bribery and greed circumvents property owners, Minnesotans and our due process....
April 21, 2018 - 7:30am
March 27, 2018
Northern Minn. oil pipeline shortcut legislation draws fire
ST. PAUL—A Republican effort to short-circuit the approval process for the Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota drew fire...
March 27, 2018 - 9:07pm
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
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
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
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