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Study: Republicans see 'misinformation' in media at twice the rate of Democrats
Missing person case under investigation at northwest Minnesota farm
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Replacing Line 3 is safest, best option
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A meditation for the Fourth of July
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November 3, 2017
Despite ND contract extension, Sandpiper Pipeline not moving forward
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Public Service Commission extended a contract Friday, Nov. 3, with a firm tasked with inspecting the Sandpiper...
November 3, 2017 - 12:15pm
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
September 11, 2016
ENERGY: Enbridge moves forward with Line 3
BEMIDJI—The proposed Sandpiper Pipeline through North Dakota and Minnesota may have been put on the back burner by energy company Enbridge, but another area pipeline project still is moving forward.
September 11, 2016 - 11:20am
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
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
June 5, 2015
Updated: Sandpiper pipeline receives one of two permits for construction
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday granted one of two necessary permits to Enbridge for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline, a project that has been met with repeated protests in Minnesota. The certificate of need unanimously granted by the commission...
June 5, 2015 - 7:37pm
June 2, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Pipeline will create jobs, benefit businesses
I am writing this letter in absolute support of the Sandpiper Pipeline project. I am pleased to see the process moving forward and fully support the Public Utilities Commission's granting of the certificate of need. This will create 1,600 good-paying, good-benefits jobs for our friends...
June 2, 2015 - 11:36pm
March 27, 2015
Minnesota a ‘critical part of the North American energy picture’
MINNEAPOLIS -- With a report on the Sandpiper pipeline project’s certificate of need coming in April, Enbridge CEO Al Monaco spoke on his company’s involvement in energy transportation in Minnesota here Friday. Monaco made a half-hour long presentation at the Minneapolis Club...
March 27, 2015 - 7:08pm
January 24, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are many ways to slow demand for oil
First of all, thank you for the comprehensive investigation of the trafficking issue facing North Dakota. The issue deserves attention. I found it interesting that a few short weeks after this informative piece an editorial from the same news forum wrote in support of the Sandpiper...
January 24, 2015 - 11:04pm
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let your voice be heard on pipeline project
On Jan. 7, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing in Bemidji regarding the Sandpiper Pipeline's Certificate of Need, which is an important step in the process to gain approval for this vital energy transportation project. The Sandpiper Pipeline will connect...
January 7, 2015 - 12:09am
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
September 30, 2014
Enbridge delays proposed Sandpiper completion
DULUTH — Enbridge Energy Inc. on Tuesday said its proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline between western North Dakota and Superior, Wis., won’t be completed until 2017, about a year behind the company’s original estimate. Enbridge announced the delay in a filing with the federal Securities...
September 30, 2014 - 8:06pm
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
March 26, 2014
Friends of the Headwaters wants Sandpiper route out of lakes country
Sarah Smith Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS — The group Friends of the Headwaters is taking a two-pronged approach to the Sandpiper Pipeline set to be built through part of Hubbard County. Foremost, the group wants the pipeline moved out of Minnesota’s pristine lakes country,...
March 26, 2014 - 1:18am