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Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
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Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
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Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
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Ban smoking in rental housing
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‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
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Becker County Fair Premium List
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September 24, 2014
Dayton wants North Dakota to make oil safer
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton latched onto a North Dakotan's suggestion about how to make oil safer to transport earlier this month and on Tuesday asked North Dakota leaders to take action. Dayton wrote to North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem...
September 24, 2014 - 8:07am
September 12, 2014
Minnesota will take time to study pipeline route alternatives
ST. PAUL — It all started with a crayon. At least that was the rhetoric used during Thursday’s Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearing regarding proposed alternate routes for the Sandpiper Pipeline project. The original route, along with the eight proposed “system alternatives”...
September 12, 2014 - 12:10pm
August 30, 2014
Demonstration: Honor the Earth rallies at Enbridge offices
An environmental group opposed to the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline held a rally Thursday at the Bemidji offices of the energy company planning...
August 30, 2014 - 1:30pm
August 27, 2014
No pipeline plans for Becker - yet
The proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline is not being rerouted through Becker County lake country, at least, not yet. Detroit Lakes and Becker...
August 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
August 16, 2014
N.D. Public Service Commission budget seeks staff for proposed oil pipeline, rail inspection programs
The North Dakota Public Service Commission is requesting more than half a dozen new employees in its 2015-17 budget to monitor the state’s growing number of oil pipelines and railroad traffic that has increased with oil-by-rail shipments. The three-member panel voted unanimously...
August 16, 2014 - 11:30am
August 12, 2014
Minnesota planning ‘Bakken awareness 101’
LITTLE CANADA, Minn. -- Minnesota emergency services personnel will be trained and equipped in a few years to deal with oil train disasters,...
August 12, 2014 - 7:59am
August 11, 2014
Politicians weigh in on Sandpiper crude oil system
BEMIDJI -- In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahead with Enbridge Energy's original proposed...
August 11, 2014 - 8:25am
August 8, 2014
Sandpiper hearing does little to clear up pipeline’s future
ST. PAUL -- The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline project got more complex Thursday as the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved moving...
August 8, 2014 - 8:14am
August 7, 2014
Honor the Earth keeps up pressure on pipeline route
Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach...
August 7, 2014 - 3:30pm
Hearing today on Sandpiper pipeline
ST.PAUL - The route for the controversial Sandpiper oil pipeline will be discussed today at a hearing before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. The Enbridge pipeline project would transport oil from near Tioga in western North Dakota more than 600 miles to an Enbridge terminal...
August 7, 2014 - 9:45am
July 25, 2014
Nolan wants Enbridge Sandpiper route moved south
BRAINERD, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan voiced opposition Thursday to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline route, which would cut...
July 25, 2014 - 8:01am
June 18, 2014
ND oil production hits 1 million barrels per day
North Dakota has surpassed the much-anticipated milestone of producing 1 million barrels of oil per day. The state produced an average of 1,001,149 barrels per day in April, according to preliminary figures released by the state Tuesday. North Dakota has been hovering around...
June 18, 2014 - 8:30am
May 30, 2014
Citizens group proposes alternative routes for Sandpiper pipeline
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A citizens group seeking to protect the region’s natural resources has come up with two alternative routes for Enbridge...
May 30, 2014 - 7:45am
May 14, 2014
Oil safety provisions avoid pipelines
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of considering a bill that would help prevent oil train disasters and respond better if they...
May 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
April 18, 2014
Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline
ST. PAUL -- An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline. Honor...
April 18, 2014 - 8:17am