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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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March 25, 2019
Layman advocates for broadband, Line 3 and roads
This session, I'm privileged to serve on the Greater Minnesota Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division. This assignment provides me the opportunity to advocate for infrastructure and other improvements to continue developing the economies in our area and other rural parts of...
March 25, 2019 - 7:30am
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
March 15, 2019
Letter to the editor: Put an end to Line 3
Enbridge's proposed Line 3 would carry tar sands oil through some of Minnesota's most water-rich land. This huge pipeline project would go through treaty lands and cross over 200 lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands. The Minnesota Department of Commerce's analysis shows that the risks...
March 15, 2019 - 2:30am
February 12, 2019
Walz administration to petition for reconsideration, let Line 3 pipeline appeal advance
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Department of Commerce will continue to appeal Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 oil pipeline, Gov. Tim Walz announced...
February 12, 2019 - 8:38am
February 11, 2019
Area legislators urge Walz to support Line 3, drop legal challenges
On Friday, 76 legislators from the Minnesota House and Senate sent a bipartisan letter to Gov. Tim Walz urging support for the Line 3 replacement...
February 11, 2019 - 5:00am
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
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
August 29, 2018
26 activists cited in downtown Bemidji during oil pipeline protest
BEMIDJI, Minn.—More than two dozen people were cited as about 100 people gathered and blocked streets in downtown Bemidji on Wednesday,...
August 29, 2018 - 7:32pm
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
August 8, 2018
Groups challenge northern Minnesota pipeline environmental impact statement
ST. PAUL—Two groups filed court documents Wednesday arguing the state's environmental review of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline was insufficient. Honor the Earth and Friends of the Headwaters claim the environmental impact statement, or EIS, failed to look at potential...
August 8, 2018 - 10:14pm
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
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 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 21, 2018
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Line 3 has operated for nearly 50 years, and Minnesota refiners count on it daily to move significant volumes of crude oil. Line 3 has maintenance challenges, yet is safely operated with reduced pressure and volume. However, the volume reductions have created challenges for Minnesota...
June 21, 2018 - 12:30pm