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Richards joins RPI in group of nine new faces
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What your grandchild can teach you about Social Security
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Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent in May
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MSUM Summer Cinema Series opens July 10: Four summer Mondays to feature silent films and live music
Richwood Winery to host Summer Solstice Festival on Saturday
'A kind of merry war': Shakespeare in the Park's 'Much Ado' opens Thursday at DL's City Park
Duluth benefit concert to spotlight Native American artists
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Letter: Veteran supports raising tobacco age
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Eleven little mallards, swimming in a row
Who is the source of this hateful political climate?
Blane Klemek column: Discovering the scarlet tanager
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Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
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My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
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May 12, 2017
Residents look to join environmental groups in Enbridge dispute
DULUTH — Twenty northern Minnesota residents and tribal members will try to join environmental groups as parties directly impacted by the proposed Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project. The 20 have filed paperwork to join the contested case hearing set for November...
May 12, 2017 - 2:17pm
March 14, 2017
Winona LaDuke column: Enbridge pipeline is deteriorating, so what comes next?
Most Minnesotans don't realize that we boast the largest inland oil spill in U.S. history. On March 3, in 1991, the Line 3 pipeline ruptured...
March 14, 2017 - 10:00am
Activists asked to leave Enbridge pipeline community meeting
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A community meeting hosted by energy company Enbridge quickly dissolved Tuesday after a Bemidji police officer asked environmental...
December 14, 2016 - 2:32pm
October 11, 2016
5 Enbridge pipelines targeted in coordinated protests in MN, ND as environmental activists claim arrests
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — Activists protesting the movement of tar-sands oil from Canada into the U.S. have taken action today against five...
October 11, 2016 - 1:50pm
September 3, 2016
An end to the Sandpiper? Anron suspends plans for crude oil pipeline
Enbridge announced late Thursday it plans to suspend the Sandpiper Pipeline, citing changes in market conditions and Minnesota regulatory delays...
September 3, 2016 - 5:00am
August 7, 2016
Sandpiper pipeline future unclear as Enbridge buys into Dakota Access
Enbridge, which has been battling for approval of a Bakken crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, has announced it will invest in a different...
August 7, 2016 - 5:10am
July 23, 2016
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
A settlement between pipeline company Enbridge and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois could have an impact on another Enbridge project in Minnesota and North Dakota. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement Wednesday, which...
July 23, 2016 - 5:40am
April 8, 2016
No discipline for state worker’s anti-sandpiper bias
A state investigation into a regulatory employee whose emails appeared biased against the Sandpiper oil pipeline “did not produce any cause for disciplinary action,” Minnesota Pollution Control Agency commissioner John Linc Stine said by letter Monday. The investigation arose...
April 8, 2016 - 5:45am
Enbridge protestors found guilty of trespassing
A judge on Friday rejected the defense of three men who were arrested during an anti-pipeline demonstration inside Enbridge Energy’s downtown...
April 8, 2016 - 5:40am
February 21, 2016
Enbridge pushes back pipeline projects
Another delay on the time table of two oil pipeline projects in northern Minnesota has opponents of the projects declaring victory. Enbridge...
February 21, 2016 - 5:20am
February 12, 2016
Enbridge calls regulatory action on Sandpiper ‘unreasonable’
Enbridge Energy on Monday called an order by regulators in the Sandpiper pipeline permitting process “unlawful and unreasonable” and requested it be altered. The company’s complaint centers on when an Environmental Impact Statement, or environmental study of the proposed crude...
February 12, 2016 - 5:35am
January 13, 2016
Enbridge wins 1 on Sandpiper
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Monday sided with Enbridge Energy and rejoined the need and route permit proceedings for the proposed...
January 13, 2016 - 11:22am
September 18, 2015
Gov. Dayton backs Sandpiper pipeline, but won't interfere in process
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton said he supports a pipeline to carry North Dakota crude oil across northern Minnesota, but Thursday added it is not his role to get involved in the details. His comments came after House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, tried to link the Democratic governor...
September 18, 2015 - 8:49am
September 16, 2015
Not so fast: Court orders Sandpiper review
A judicial panel overturned a state commission decision that a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is needed, at least until the project’s environmental impact can be studied. It was not immediately clear what impact Monday’s Minnesota Appeals Court decision could have on construction...
September 16, 2015 - 10:12am
September 14, 2015
Minn. court orders environmental study before Sandpiper pipeline can proceed
ST. PAUL -- A judicial panel overturned a state commission decision that a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota is needed, at least until the project's environmental impact can be studied. It was not immediately clear what impact Monday's Minnesota Appeals Court decision could have...
September 14, 2015 - 2:37pm