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Brainerd City Council: City contends with multiuse trail problem
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Tech Savvy: The problem of planned obsolescence
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
MMBA Builder Member of the Year
5 lessons from lottery winners on how to manage a financial windfall
Applicants wanted for Crow Wing County dairy princesses and ambassadors
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Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Wentz going to Super Bowl while, Thielen can only watch
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
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A February without a full moon
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Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Outdoor Notes for Jan. 20
What's Up Outdoors: Experiencing what Lake of the Woods has to offer
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
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Denny Hecker's former Cross Lake home provides glimpse of top-end market
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
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Local actors to hit the red carpet
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Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
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January 18, 2018
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
TransCanada Corp. has enough customer interest to go forward with the Keystone XL oil pipeline, if the company decides to build it. The Calgary-based...
January 18, 2018 - 11:32am
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Oilfield-service providers, happy to close the book on a largely unforgiving 2017, are eyeing a rebirth with higher crude prices sowing the seeds...
January 18, 2018 - 10:35am
January 16, 2018
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Amid the bogs and forests of northern Alberta, the heart of the Canadian oil patch, lie some of the largest waste dumps of the global energy...
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
January 12, 2018
Duluth protesters call for Wells Fargo to divest from Enbridge, fossil fuels; 3 arrested
DULUTH — Protesters shut down the Wells Fargo bank in downtown Duluth on Friday morning, Jan. 12, when three men in a crowd of about three-dozen...
January 12, 2018 - 8:38pm
Enbridge Line 3 protesters block entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth
Protesters blocked entrances to Wells Fargo in downtown Duluth on Friday, Jan. 12, including the security gate, preventing the bank from opening....
January 12, 2018 - 3:15pm
January 5, 2018
A tax on oil companies was used to clean up oil spills. That tax just expired.
WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans allowed a tax on oil companies that generated hundreds of millions of dollars annually for federal oil-spill response efforts to expire this week - a move that amounts to another corporate break in the wake of lawmakers' sweeping tax overhaul...
January 5, 2018 - 8:05am
January 2, 2018
Oil ticks down as violent Iran clashes fail to disrupt supplies
Oil dropped from a 30-month high after days of civil unrest in Iran failed to interrupt supplies from OPEC's third-biggest crude producer. Futures declined 0.3 percent in New York. Even as the death toll mounted in Iran amid violent clashes between security forces and protesters,...
January 2, 2018 - 1:39pm
December 29, 2017
Cement weight on Keystone pipeline may have led to huge oil spill
AMHERST, S.D.—Although studies are continuing, a preliminary report said a problem that started during construction of the Keystone pipeline...
December 29, 2017 - 4:16pm
December 28, 2017
Trump rolls back offshore safety rules born from BP oil spill
The Trump administration is rolling back offshore drilling rules put in place after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster killed 11 workers and...
December 28, 2017 - 8:03pm
December 11, 2017
Protesters march across rural Carlton County
AUTOMBA, Minn., — A rally in rural Carlton County on Monday, Dec. 11, drew a parade of protesters marching down the center of a county...
December 11, 2017 - 10:57pm
November 20, 2017
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
TransCanada's $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline got the go-ahead from the Nebraska Public Service Commission on Monday, clearing the last regulatory...
November 20, 2017 - 11:22am
February 5, 2017
Reader Opinion: Day of rest
Things will really be peaceful Friday sundown to Saturday sundown if God decides to enforce Exodus 35:3 authorized KJV: "Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your habitation upon the Sabbath Day." That means no power plants, no vehicles, no furnaces, cookstoves, ships, airplanes, trains,...
February 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
December 18, 2016
Reader Opinion: Don't stop progress
Regarding standing together—oil comes out of the ground, put in a pipe. How does that change the taste of drinking water? Pipeline is safer and cheaper than rail. I like rail, I made my living on the railroad. I just hope when the price of gas gets back up to $4 per gallon you...
December 18, 2016 - 3:50pm
September 29, 2016
Reader Opinion: Big oil
Humans are a funny animal. We all want to be number one but so many are completely unwilling to put forth the effort required to get there. We look for that magic pill that makes us thinner, stronger, younger, better in bed, you name it. There are no magic pills.
September 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
January 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: All about the oil
I have to commend the Jan. 6 letter writer on his latest article, depicting the situation in the Middle East and the consequence of our dependence on oil. It's all about oil and money, always! Until Americans become intelligent enough to adopt alternatives, even at higher costs, we'll...
January 7, 2016 - 10:12pm