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Despite bone discovery, Cramer says tour should give Corps confidence to issue final easement
Mills goes deeper into own pockets for 8th District race
Brrrr….polar vortex might be back
Faith briefs - Oct. 21
Blackduck Chamber wants to spice up Taco Night
Bemidji bowlers finish regular season in Wadena
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
Monte T. Olson
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
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
August 10, 2016
ENVIRONMENT: EPA proposes cleanup for decades old contamination
CASS LAKE -- Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School's gymnasium was a crowded site Wednesday evening as Environmental Protection Agency officials met...
August 10, 2016 - 9:28pm
ENVIRONMENT: DNR investigating invasive species in Turtle Lake
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have discovered an invasive species infesting Turtle Lake near Bemidji. According to...
August 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
August 2, 2016
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Officials seek state, federal funds for storm damage
BEMIDJI—The late July storms may have passed through Beltrami County but work remains for government officials, both on the ground and in the office. County officials are hoping for a state and federal disaster declaration to help offset costs associated with damages from the...
August 2, 2016 - 6:59pm
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