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Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
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Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
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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
January 24, 2015
Letters: Enbridge responds to pipe yard letter
A letter to the editor on Jan. 8 raised questions about pipe that has been stocked between Park Rapids and Bemidji. As the writer suggested, this pipe is related to Enbridge’s Sandpiper Pipeline Project. The writer questioned why the pipe was delivered now, prior to receiving regulatory...
January 24, 2015 - 3:16pm
January 21, 2015
Letter: Problem-free pipeline best for Enbridge
There is much controversy (pro and con) over the proposed Enbridge pipeline in our area. Based on the comments expressed at the public hearings I’ve attended and the letters to the editor I’ve read relative to this issue, most of the opponents’ comments appear to be based on...
January 21, 2015 - 11:47am
Development or danger: Enbridge pipelines discussed
By Sarah Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Presumptuous. That word kept coming up at an informational meeting for Enbridge Inc.’s...
January 21, 2015 - 11:17am
January 19, 2015
Stressed bat species could threaten MN pipeline
By John Enger / MPR As the snail darter did decades ago, a species of bat in northern Minnesota may pose a major obstacle to a controversial construction project. The proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, intended to carry crude from the North Dakota oilfields to Superior, Wis.,...
January 19, 2015 - 4:24pm
January 13, 2015
Sandpiper pipeline proponents, opponents converge on Crookston
By Brandi Jewett / Grand Forks Herald CROOKSTON, Minn. - An uneven split between proponents and opponents of the proposed Sandpiper pipeline didn't keep either side from getting their voices heard Monday at public hearing here. About 100 people turned out to testify in...
January 13, 2015 - 8:05am
January 10, 2015
Letter: We can read between the lines
How does Enbridge keep their pipelines safe? (per their own ad). Safe? Like they keep their oil storage tanks? On Friday, Jan. 2, eight out of 12 of these tanks exploded in Williston, N.D. and what is Enbridge’s plan? Let them burn until they are extinguished. Yes let all their...
January 10, 2015 - 1:40pm
January 8, 2015
Hundreds pack emotional Sandpiper oil pipeline hearing in Bemidji
By Zach Kayser oughly 500 people attended a hearing in Bemidji that may help decide the fate of the Sandpiper oil pipeline planned to cross...
January 8, 2015 - 9:00am
January 4, 2015
Letter: Enbridge actions don’t match rhetoric
If only Enbridge’s actions matched its rhetoric. Over and over you tell us “we learned our lesson from the Kalamazoo spill, we will do better.” Apparently not. Not in the Regina, Canada spill a few weeks ago nor the Grand Marsh, Wis. spill two years after Kalamazoo. We hear...
January 4, 2015 - 10:27am
Pipeline hearings held across state
BY john myers DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will take public testimony next week at five hearings across the state on the all-new Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline set to run from Beaver Lodge, N.D., to Superior, Wis. This round of hearings is...
January 4, 2015 - 10:13am