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U of M researcher will share status of bee health
A need in northwest Minnesota: Senate majority leader visits Bemidji to talk veterans home initiative
Hubbard County urges use of free watercraft decontamination
Zebra mussel larvae found in Garfield Lake
How to deal with the yearly fall nuisance of yellowjackets
Tigers defeat Verndale in Section 5A battle
Steffel, Moses lead Panthers at Bagley
Kinkel captures conference crown
Depth helps Panthers coast past Crookston
Panthers control Pirates in Section 8AA match
Robert John Ramstorf
Ardis G. Christen
Gerald L. "Jerry" Willet
Hazel Nanny Schleicher
Eva Della Fritz
Charitable giving by Citizens National Bank
Park Rapids Lions contribute to local, national, international needs
Park Theater receives local gift
Basic Business Cents: Managership vs. Leadership
Krautkremers purchase Beds Plus
'Stately Spirits': Learn about Minnesota's haunted places
Tour artist studios this weekend during Art Leap
Two local programs examine '21st Century Propaganda'
Music in the park planned Sept. 23
Annie Humphrey performing in Park Rapids Sept. 29
Hunters can send grouse, prairie chicken samples
State pheasant index down 26 percent from last year
Kents team up to win Fall Slam fishing title
Think pink: Father welcomes hunting season with daughters, son
Public input sought on fishing regulations at Itasca State Park
August in Minnesota: What I learned across the state
Letter to Editor: Thinking realistically about the future
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Letter to Editor: Enterprise keeps readers well-informed
Mystery plant has edible berries
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
April 15, 2015
Administrative judge backs Sandpiper pipeline
By DON DAVIS FORUM NEWS SERVICE A Minnesota official who took five days of testimony and received 2,000 letters about the proposed Sandpiper...
April 15, 2015 - 12:01pm
April 14, 2015
ALJ gives approval to Sandpiper certificate of need; route to be determined next
A proposed 610-mile pipeline that would move crude oil from North Dakota through northern Minnesota cleared a step in the regulatory process Monday. Administrative Law Judge Eric Lipman recommended the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission grant Enbridge Energy a certificate of...
April 14, 2015 - 7:49am
April 11, 2015
Vizenor: Pipeline endangers tribe’s resources
Citizens of the White Earth Nation gathered at the Shooting Star Casino Thursday for the annual State of the White Earth Union address. ...
April 11, 2015 - 10:19am
April 1, 2015
Letter: Influence of the oil lobbyists
Regarding the March 28, 2015 Enterprise headline, "Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13": During the last decade, oil industry lobbyists who anticipated the Bakken boom convinced the Minnesota Legislature to shift the pipeline approval process from the...
April 1, 2015 - 5:58pm
March 28, 2015
Certificate of Need ruling on Sandpiper pipeline expected April 13
BY Sarah smith firstname.lastname@example.org As the clock ticks and energy prices remain low, need for the Sandpiper pipeline seems to...
March 28, 2015 - 1:25pm
March 19, 2015
Pipeline company responsible for ND's largest saltwater spill offers reassurances with new project
By Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service WILLISTON, N.D. – The company responsible for the largest saltwater pipeline spill in North Dakota’s...
March 19, 2015 - 8:37am
March 18, 2015
Letter: ‘Burying our heads in the sand’
I respond to John Clauer’s letter of March 4 regarding the Keystone Pipeline and his take on the “morally right thing to do.” This is pursuant to a letter I wrote this past year regarding the same. Let’s speak of this dirty Canadian tar sand oil and how Enbridge cannot get...
March 18, 2015 - 9:09am
Commentary: Recent letter on oil spills misleading
By RAY W. WUOLO In his letter of Feb. 18, Willis Mattison opines on the fate and transport of leaked crude oil and its dissolved constituents in the subsurface, providing a contrasts on the conditions at the Pinewood oil spill site near Bemidji with groundwater-flow conditions...
March 18, 2015 - 9:05am
March 1, 2015
MPL4 receives a heated reception in Park Rapids
BY Sarah smith email@example.com Officially it’s called MPL 4, for Minnesota Pipe Line 4, a 2008 model that owners want to...
March 1, 2015 - 9:01am
February 11, 2015
Letter: Pipelines a lower cost solution
A couple of recent letters have inspired me to respond. In as much as I really feel the writers’ angst, fear, and emotion on this subject, I cannot help but think it has more to do with what they do not know about pipelines and the various online emotional and factless diatribes...
February 11, 2015 - 1:15pm
February 4, 2015
Letter: Clarifications on oil spill site
This is in response to John Weber’s article on oil spills being a concern. We continue to be baffled by complex rhetoric on effects of oil spills on the Minnesota environment. Mr. Weber’s article leads one to believe that the 1979 spill near Bemidji has caused irreparable harm...
February 4, 2015 - 3:53pm
January 31, 2015
Letter: Oil spills are a concern
There is already one oil spill study site in northern Minnesota: Pinewood near Bemidji. Back in 1979 a spill happened in a shallow, glacial aquifer there. After all these years it has only been partially cleaned up. Still two feet of oil under 20 feet of water. The spill site has...
January 31, 2015 - 4:36pm
January 28, 2015
Letter: Opposition to Sandpiper pipeline
We write in opposition to the oil pipeline corridor, known as the Sandpiper, proposed by the Enbridge Corporation. We believe that the company has demonstrated neither the need nor the appropriateness of its preferred corridor. Enbridge has marshaled its abundant resources to argue...
January 28, 2015 - 11:27am
Letter: Pipeline spill could have repercussions
Regarding the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline: Ground freezes. Pipelines break. Oil Spills. Water is rendered undrinkable. Bottled water will arrive sometime tomorrow. Environment is compromised. Children stop swimming in lakes. Tourism ends. Businesses close. People leave... Will...
January 28, 2015 - 11:25am
Sandpiper pipeline could be in jeopardy if original route not followed
By Robb Jeffries/ Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Regardless of environmental feasibility, the Sandpiper pipeline project might not happen if the originally proposed route is not followed. Paul Eberth, Sandpiper’s project manager, testified Tuesday at an evidentiary hearing for...
January 28, 2015 - 8:18am