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September 16, 2014
Proposed pipeline route prompts concerns from many
This is in regard to the letter from Tim Neft of the Beltrami County Farm Bureau (Sept. 12) urging Pioneer readers to write the governor and legislators in support of the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline in order to reduce the transportation of crude oil via rail line; thus making more...
September 16, 2014 - 11:58pm
September 12, 2014
Letter: Pipeline would free up trains to transport grain
With the harvest just around the corner, I am concerned about the ability of the railroad companies to move our grain to market with all of this oil train traffic. I read recently that Minnesota farmers have lost more than $100 million waiting for trains that can move what’s sitting...
September 12, 2014 - 11:24pm
August 8, 2014
Sandpiper hearing does little to clear up pipeline’s future
By Robb Jeffries Forum News Service
August 8, 2014 - 10:47am
August 6, 2014
Hubbard County votes to ask Enbridge to reroute Sandpiper pipeline
PARK RAPIDS -- The Hubbard County Board voted 3-2 on Tuesday to ask Enbridge to route the proposed Sandpiper pipeline around the county. The commissioners signed -- to loud applause -- a resolution in support of the Friends of the Headwaters group asking the Canadian company to...
August 6, 2014 - 10:14am
May 17, 2014
Local emergency workers prepare for more rail traffic, spill risk
BEMIDJI -- Emergency workers in Beltrami County are preparing for more trains, including crude oil trains, to run through the area -- and with them, more risk of a spill emergency. Chris Muller, emergency management director for the the county, recently completed a countywide Railroad...
May 17, 2014 - 10:45pm
March 18, 2014
Public hearings set this week on Enbridge pipeline expansion
By John Myers Forum News Service
March 18, 2014 - 9:32am
October 21, 2013
Work begins on pipeline to Lake Superior
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Work begins this week on a pipeline that will bring water from Lake Superior to the Lutsen Mountains ski area. The...
October 21, 2013 - 10:04am
October 16, 2013
LaDuke plans to fight North Dakota ‘national sacrifice area’
ST. PAUL — Winona LaDuke plans to use her national notoriety to fight what she said are dangers caused by North Dakota’s oil boom, which also could affect Minnesota communities such as where she lives. “I don’t approve of creating a national sacrifice area in North Dakota,”...
October 16, 2013 - 12:55am
July 17, 2013
State OKs pipeline change over protests
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota state commission provided a key approval Wednesday to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline expansion as chants of "shame...
July 17, 2013 - 5:45pm
June 26, 2013
Environmental group leads tour to area oil sites
BEMIDJI — The protest over the handful of acres of Red Lake Indian Reservation land is catching environmental activists’ eyes across the...
June 26, 2013 - 10:53pm
May 8, 2013
Oil pipeline from North Dakota to northwest Minnesota restarted after leaks
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Enbridge Inc. has resumed shipping crude oil through a pipeline between western North Dakota and northern Minnesota after two shutdowns within a week due to leaks. Spokeswoman Katie Haarsager says about 10 gallons leaked between Knox and York in Benson...
May 8, 2013 - 9:31am