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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
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Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
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Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
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Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
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.
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.
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.
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
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper hearing is Wednesday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Enbridge Energy officials discussed this week's hearings on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to run through northern Minnesota -- including one in Bemidji Wednesday -- during an interview with the Pioneer on Tuesday. The hearings are part of an ongoing process...
January 6, 2015 - 9:09pm
October 3, 2014
Letter: Is anyone up for a compromise?
OK, so turn in your intelligent cell phone, tablet and pad, also turn in the keys to your SUV, your boat and the ATV, turn in your rolling ice house, the refrigerator, the dishwasher, the clothes washer and dryer, don't forget to turn in the chainsaw and the water heater. Oh, and...
October 3, 2014 - 10:53pm