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November 23, 2016
Environmental activist LaDuke talks about fights against pipelines
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Winona LaDuke, head of environmental activist group Honor the Earth, spoke against several controversial crude oil pipeline...
November 23, 2016 - 10:48am
November 15, 2016
Their mission: Saving Minnesota's rare orchids before it's too late
Head slightly bent, David Remucal scanned the forest floor duff for a tiny, white-veined plant with the consistency of rattlesnake skin. An hour...
November 15, 2016 - 1:04pm
November 3, 2016
Virgin forest with trees up to 200 years old purchased from Will Steger
FINLAND, Minn. -- Global explorer Will Steger was hiking the North Shore ridge in 1996, at a vista along the Superior Hiking Trail, when he noticed...
November 3, 2016 - 1:00am
October 28, 2016
Building northland careers with deconstruction: Social enterprise provides jobs, teaches skills and saves resources
CASS LAKE—Seven years ago, Duane Fisher knew it was time to shake off city life for a quieter life in the country. So he moved from Minneapolis...
October 28, 2016 - 7:20pm
October 20, 2016
EQB hears request to add human health to environmental reviews
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Environmental Quality Board on Wednesday heard testimony on whether the state should amend its rules and require specific human-health analysis when conducting future environmental reviews of proposed copper mines. Lead by the Northeastern Minnesota chapter...
October 20, 2016 - 9:10am
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
Doctors try again for health study on copper mines: Environmental Quality Board will consider including health impacts in environmental review
ST. PAUL -- When state officials told concerned physicians last year that they wouldn’t conduct a specific study on human health impacts as part of the environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper mine, they offered some advice. If the doctors wanted human health more fully...
October 19, 2016 - 1:00am
October 14, 2016
Leech Lake Band recognized for clean energy plan
ST. PAUL -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is one of eight communities to be honored by the Minnesota Commerce Department for efforts in support of Minnesota’s clean energy goals by promoting energy efficiency, conservation and renewable energy generation. The 2016 Clean Energy Community...
October 14, 2016 - 5:23pm
October 11, 2016
Activists target five pipelines, including in Clearbrook, in solidarity with Dakota Access opponents
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — Activists who tampered Tuesday, Oct. 11, with five oil pipelines that carry Canadian crude into the United States said...
October 11, 2016 - 4:32pm
September 18, 2016
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
The effects of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota has reached most of us either by word of mouth, students, media and the internet. What does this really mean when thousands of native and non-native people gather to dispute corporate...
September 18, 2016 - 10:33am
September 1, 2016
Long after historic blowdown, wildfire danger remains: Intentional fires planned this autumn near Ely, Gunflint Trail
More than 17 years after a historic windstorm raked the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, downing millions of trees, wildfire experts say the danger of increased fires still exists from all that dead and drying wood. Superior National Forest officials on Wednesday said they will...
September 1, 2016 - 1:30am
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 30, 2016
Timber talks: Forestry business leaders meet with state DNR commissioner in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Forest industry representatives from across the northern Minnesota region gathered Tuesday at the Mayflower Building in Bemidji to discuss issues with the Department of Natural Resources. As part of the meeting, DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr was on hand to answer questions...
August 30, 2016 - 9:08pm
August 23, 2016
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings: State allows for administrative law judge oversight of permits
DULUTH, Minn. -- Duluth residents critical of the proposed PolyMet copper mine are asking the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to call in an administrative law judge to oversee independent hearings on the company’s application for a mining permit. Critics of the copper...
August 23, 2016 - 9:30pm