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Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
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Keith Wayne Littler
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KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
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Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
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Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
October 25, 2016
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be ‘removed from the land’
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline called for a “national day of action” on Tuesday, Oct. 25, by asking supporters...
18 hours 25 min ago
October 22, 2016
Enbridge to lay off 50 workers in Twin Ports
DULUTH, Minn. -- Enbridge Inc. reported Wednesday that it is laying off 5 percent of its workforce after an organizational review — including about 50 employees in Duluth-Superior. In total, the oil pipeline company said the cuts will total 530 people, affecting 370 positions in...
October 22, 2016 - 4:00am
October 19, 2016
Solid support: Local trees from Cloquet harvested for North Dakota protest
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Working on slopes thick with red pine outside Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet on Tuesday, a crew armed...
October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 1, 2016
Eight arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
BISMARCK – Eight people were arrested Wednesday, Aug. 31, after protesters descended on a construction site for the Dakota Access Pipeline...
September 1, 2016 - 1:00am
August 31, 2016
At least one arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
BISMARCK – One woman was arrested and two additional arrests were possible Wednesday morning, Aug. 31, after protesters descended on a construction site for the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota, with two men binding themselves to construction equipment, authorities...
August 31, 2016 - 11:38am
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act, passed in 2007, and...
August 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
July 27, 2016
Environmental groups question federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — Representatives of local environmental groups remain skeptical at the inclusion of Minnesota oil pipelines in a $172 million...
July 27, 2016 - 10:30pm
July 20, 2016
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill: Company also directed to replace Minnesota’s Line 3
WASHINGTON -- 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...
July 20, 2016 - 6:49pm
May 2, 2016
ENERGY: Meeting brings out those in favor, those opposed to pipelines
BEMIDJI—Area residents were able to share their opinions Monday on two proposed oil pipelines designed to pass through northern Minnesota....
May 2, 2016 - 9:44pm
April 21, 2016
A Green community: Sustainability groups to celebrate progress Saturday
BEMIDJI -- With Bemidji and the surrounding area on a more sustainable trajectory than a year ago, some of the groups that made it happen are planning to celebrate. On Saturday evening, Northwest Clean Energy Resource Teams, in collaboration with the Bemidji Sustainability Committee...
April 21, 2016 - 6:19pm
March 11, 2016
Echternach named new CEO at Beltrami Electric
BEMIDJI -- Jared Echternach has been named general manager and CEO of Beltrami Electric Cooperative in Bemidji. The cooperative’s board of...
March 11, 2016 - 5:21pm
March 3, 2016
Energy assistance still available in Beltrami, Cass counties
BEMIDJI -- There is still time to apply for Energy Assistance Funding this winter season if you live in Beltrami or Cass county, officials said in a release.Funds are available for help with heating and electric bills to assist households that meet income guidelines. The following...
March 3, 2016 - 7:58pm
February 27, 2016
Proposed Great Northern power line clears another hurdle
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday unanimously approved a route permit for Minnesota Power's proposed Great Northern Transmission Line across the northern part of the state. With that major hurdle cleared, the project -- a 500-kilovolt, 220-mile line from...
February 27, 2016 - 2:16pm
May 23, 2015
Phil Kerpen: EPA plan to ban coal hits major roadblock
The EPA proposal to impose a de facto ban on new coal-fired power plants received more than two million comments from the public — but it looks like it was just one five-page comment from the Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) that sent EPA scrambling back to...
May 23, 2015 - 10:53pm
January 7, 2015
Hundreds pack Sandpiper hearing in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Roughly 500 people attended a hearing in Bemidji that may help decide the fate of the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to cross...
January 7, 2015 - 8:20pm