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Northern Township road project to last six weeks
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
VIDEO: Runabout boat catches fire on Minnesota lake
Minnesota Housing Rental Rehabilitation Deferred Loan Program
Resurfacing project began Wednesday
PREP SOCCER: Newcomers already fitting in well for Bemidji boys
TENNIS: BHS girls win two of three in home-opening quad meet
PREP SOCCER: Bemidji girls look to defense as season begins
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Joan Iris Pope
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
Tracy Keith Gross
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
February 27, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton's speech at water summit
ST. PAUL -- Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 27, 2016 - 8:37pm
October 16, 2015
Enbridge, PUC ask Minnesota Supreme Court to take up Sandpiper case
ST. PAUL - Attorneys for both Enbridge Energy and state regulators have asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to take up a ruling that overturned a permit for the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline. In September, the Minnesota Court of Appeals overturned the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission's...
October 16, 2015 - 5:27pm
September 2, 2015
Environmental group holds session about pipeline: Enbridge plans to replace Line 3 that runs through area
BEMIDJI—The future, or non-future in this case, of an oil pipeline running through Minnesota was the subject of an educational meeting sponsored by an environmental group Wednesday in Bemidji. The planned deactivation of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline was the main topic the group...
September 2, 2015 - 5:39pm
August 7, 2015
Love Water Not Oil spirit run preview begins Saturday
BENA—Motorists travelling along Highway 2 east of Bemidji will see something extra among the scenery this weekend as "Love Water Not Oil" horseback riders set out on a 30 mile jaunt to raise awareness of oil practices. The ride will begin this morning in Ball Club.
August 7, 2015 - 7:17pm
July 22, 2015
Pipeline expo highlights jobs, infrastructure, safety
BEMIDJI—A group of Minnesota pipeline workers visited Bemidji on Wednesday as part of traveling expo to show how the industry operates...
July 22, 2015 - 5:55pm
July 10, 2015
Oil leak scare in Hubbard County
HUBBARD COUNTY—Residents of Hubbard County had an oil leak scare for about an hour Wednesday morning. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call at 10:25 a.m. of a possible pipeline leak with oil on the ground in Farden Township, near Grace Lake, according to a release...
July 10, 2015 - 7:05pm
June 4, 2015
White Earth voices concerns about Sandpiper: State commission to deliberate on pipeline Friday in St. Paul
WHITE EARTH RESERVATION -- The White Earth Tribal Council held a public hearing Thursday regarding Enbridge’s plan to place the Sandpiper Pipeline through land and water areas impacting tribal lands. If the company’s certificate of need and the route are approved by the Minnesota...
June 4, 2015 - 9:48pm
June 1, 2015
White Earth to hold public hearing on Sandpiper Pipeline
WHITE EARTH -- The White Earth Nation plans a public hearing Thursday on the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline that will carry oil through the area. The public hearing is set for 5 p.m. at the Rice Lake Community Center, a release said. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission...
June 1, 2015 - 6:04pm
May 6, 2015
UPDATE: Oil train cars on fire, city evacuated after North Dakota train derailment (with video)
HEIMDAL, N.D. -- The small North Dakota community of Heimdal and surrounding farmsteads were evacuated after an oil tanker train derailed Wednesday...
May 6, 2015 - 3:57pm
April 25, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Editorial leaves a lot to be desired
The Pioneer Sandpiper editorial (April 18) leaves a lot to be desired. Yes, we all use and need oil. Does that mean that the oil industry can place pipelines across our country anyplace they want? Does the industry know something we do not? They must, because Enbridge stockpiled pipe...
April 25, 2015 - 1:41am
January 3, 2015
Public hearings this week for Sandpiper oil pipeline; Bemidji meeting Wednesday
DULUTH -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will take public testimony this week at five hearings across the state, including in Bemidji on Wednesday, on the all-new Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline set to run from Beaver Lodge, N.D., to Superior, Wis. This round of...
January 3, 2015 - 11:13pm
Public hearings next week for Sandpiper oil pipeline; Bemidji meeting Wednesday
January 3, 2015 - 11:05pm
December 16, 2014
Sandpiper pipeline hearing to take place in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A state regulatory agency plans to hold a new round of public hearings on the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, including a meeting in Bemidji. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission aims to traverse Minnesota in order to hold five meetings over as many days...
December 16, 2014 - 9:26pm
December 3, 2014
Enbridge paves the way for another pipeline project
CLEARBROOK -- Representatives from Canadian oil company Enbridge Energy met with residents in Clearbrook, Minn., on Wednesday, the first in a...
December 3, 2014 - 8:53pm
November 22, 2014
Oil boom, pipeline safety put Enbridge on the spot
Dan Gunderson MPR.org/91.3 FM MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Plans for a new oil pipeline across northern Minnesota are bringing increased scrutiny to Enbridge, the company that wants to build it. The Canadian-based company has more than 1,800 miles of pipeline in the state.
November 22, 2014 - 2:18am