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March 19, 2019
DNR seeks comments on Enbridge Line 3 replacement
10 hours 51 min ago
March 14, 2019
Mikey Totleben, Hallock city councilman and owner of the Gateway Motel and Museum, is disappointed in the delay of the Enbridge line 3 oil pipeline and was counting on the economic impact to Hallock from the project. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Minnesota communities disappointed after pipeline delays
March 14, 2019 - 6:00am
March 13, 2019
Mikey Totleben, Hallock city councilman and owner of the Gateway Motel and Museum, is a strong supporter of the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline and is disappointed with the delay of the project. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Minnesota communities disappointed after pipeline delays
March 13, 2019 - 3:22pm
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Xcel issues tips to stay safe, report an outage
March 13, 2019 - 1:44pm
March 11, 2019
Line 3 delay a setback for industry: Analysts predict more oil by rail; Walz says permitting timeline had long been provided to Enbridge
March 11, 2019 - 6:05am
March 2, 2019
Enbridge Line 3 contractors were back to work after a protest at a site near Superior, Wis., in 2017. Brady Slater / Forum News Service
Enbridge announces year delay on Line 3 completion
March 2, 2019 - 9:59pm
January 31, 2019
Xcel says gas customers back online following statewide request to lower thermostats
January 31, 2019 - 3:33pm
December 27, 2018
An American flag flies on top of a Unit Drilling rig in the Bakken Formation outside Watford City, N.D., on March 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 21, 2018
Protesters set up a giant loon outside the Crosslake Community Center in 2017 where public hearings occurred about the Enbridge Line 3 expansion proposal. Frank Lee / Forum News Service file photo
With Minn. Gov’s backing, Commerce appeals Line 3
December 21, 2018 - 6:51pm
December 20, 2018
Bob Fryberger, left, and twin brother Jerry Fryberger fish for walleyes on Lac La Croix in Minnesota's Boundary waters Canoe Area earlier this month. The twin brothers celebrated their 75th birthdays on the annual trip.

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Feds propose renewing mining company’s leases near Boundary Waters
December 20, 2018 - 9:35pm
PolyMet will use rod mills, at right, to crush metal-bearing rock from 1/2-inch-sized pieces to small pieces of gravel as part of the process of extracting copper, nickel and other metals from the mine. The mills are part of the old LTV processing plant now owned by PolyMet. File photo by Bob King
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issues copper-nickel mine permits
December 20, 2018 - 5:53pm
December 19, 2018
Nancy Emerson of Moorhead fills her gas tank at M&H in Moorhead on Tuesday, Dec. 17.   Barry Amundson / The Forum
Holiday travelers see lowest gas prices of the year across the region
December 19, 2018 - 5:02pm
December 18, 2018
Brendon Ruppell, a first-year wind energy technician major, looks down nearly 300 feet from the top of Lake Region State College's wind turbine. He has climbed the tower more than a dozen times.  Forum News Service file photo
Wind, solar power increasing in region
December 18, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 14, 2018
Enbridge to remove existing Line 3 from tribal lands if new pipeline is built
December 14, 2018 - 5:39pm
December 12, 2018
Thick smoke pours from the fire at the Husky Enery oil refinery in Superior, Wis. Thursday afternoon on April 26. Bob King / Forum News Service
Safeguards ‘ineffective’ at preventing northwest Wis. refinery explosion
December 12, 2018 - 5:48pm