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Crime report for July 13 - 15
Trump Russian comments rile Minnesota elections leader
Trump offers little pushback to Putin's denial of interference
Man dies after tree falls on him north of Brainerd
Minnesota revises driver's licenses to be more secure
Carson Wentz gets married
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Mason bees are the busy builders
Fernando Rodney works early, then flies to Miami to become U.S. citizen
Sun cruise past Lynx with balanced attack
Twins top Rays thanks to Dozier's walk-off grand slam
Charles "Chas" Osmundson
Robert Roy Paine
Larry C Bahls
Louise J. Klasen
Pauline Jo Tolman
Commentary: It's gardening quiz time!
Tree emerging from silo found place in sun
Medical diagnosis is vital to determine steps for dementia care
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Moondance Jam starts rocking Wednesday in Walker
Art in the Park returns July 21-22
Arts and Entertainment briefs, July 13
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
Heck Epic next in gravel road bike series
Duluth Traverse trail nearing completion
Wet streak could adversely affect pheasants
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time to target some muskies
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Not all gloom and doom for musical bobolinks
Giant pork surplus awaits Americans as trade wars risk exports
Canada's biggest clothing store pulls Ivanka Trump's brand from its shelves
EPA released proposed biofuels volumes in RFS with mixed industry reaction
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
Nearly half of consumers avoid GMO foods, survey says
Place a Business Announcement
John "Jack " St. Martin
Gary and Eunice Pederson
Leslie and Janice Schippers
Pete and Sandy
Commentary: The subtle deception we all face
SUPPORT WITHIN REACH: Keep message simple and age appropriate
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: How does your garden grow?
Commentary: Summer 'movecation' is no holiday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Freedoms of democracy end when there is no free press
energy and mining
July 14, 2018
After Deepwater Horizon, a new BP emerges
Eight years ago, the oil giant BP was struggling to cap an out-of-control exploration well that was gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Tar...
July 14, 2018 - 5:05pm
July 12, 2018
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
PIERRE — Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has received approval to build a $380 million, 72-turbine wind farm in northeast South Dakota....
July 12, 2018 - 5:21pm
July 6, 2018
SD pipeline leak likely caused by damage during installation, report says
WASHINGTON -- A November of 2017 Keystone Pipeline spill that leaked about 407,000 gallons of crude oil in over South Dakota farmland near the...
July 6, 2018 - 3:04pm
June 30, 2018
Chippewa submits $900M financial plan to state
NASHWAUK, Minn. — Chippewa Capital Partners said Friday, June 29, that it submitted a financial agreement worth $900 million to cover the debt and equity financing to complete the former Essar Steel Minnesota pellet plant in Nashwauk.
June 30, 2018 - 3:13pm
June 28, 2018
Minnesota approves Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28, in a decision...
June 28, 2018 - 8:27pm
Mixed emotions on Line 3 decision
ST. PAUL — For some Northland residents, the approval of a new oil pipeline was reason to celebrate. For others, it was reason to grieve. As Public Utilities Commission members indicated their support for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline Thursday afternoon, June 28,...
June 28, 2018 - 8:19pm
June 17, 2018
Closing arguments for and against Line 3
"This is an upgrade. We are renewing infrastructure, and if anybody wanted to renew a road, airport, bridge or building, most people would say...
June 17, 2018 - 7:35am
PUC decision on Line 3 expected by end of June
DULUTH—By the end of the month, the fate of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline should finally be known. After years of technical...
June 17, 2018 - 7:30am
June 15, 2018
Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs
The Trump administration's plan for reviving coal power plants is unlikely to resurrect mining jobs but may boost the president's support among...
June 15, 2018 - 5:15am
June 14, 2018
PolyMet land swap to close June 28
DULUTH — PolyMet Mining Co. said Thursday it has received notice from the U.S. Forest Service that the land exchange for the company's proposed...
June 14, 2018 - 9:01pm
June 13, 2018
Trump renews his criticism of OPEC for 'too high' oil prices
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump took fresh aim at the OPEC oil cartel on Wednesday, June 13. "Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again....
June 13, 2018 - 10:41am
June 8, 2018
Senate amendment would push PolyMet land exchange
WASHINGTON—A proposed amendment to a U.S. Senate bill funding military spending would bypass ongoing court cases and approve the land swap proposed between PolyMet Mining Co. and the U.S. Forest Service. Senate Amendment 2523 to the National Defense Authorization Act, apparently...
June 8, 2018 - 11:22pm
June 5, 2018
U.S. said to ask OPEC for 1 million barrel a day output hike
The U.S. government has quietly asked Saudi Arabia and some other OPEC producers to increase oil production by about 1 million barrels a day,...
June 5, 2018 - 8:08am
May 31, 2018
Coalition signs letters opposing Twin Metals' mineral leases
DULUTH—More than 170 businesses and outdoor groups signed letters opposing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to reinstate Twin Metals' expired mineral leases in May and the mining company's new plans released last week. The three separate letters were each signed...
May 31, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 15, 2018
Pipeline advocates visit Baxter amid statewide debate over Line 3
BAXTER, Minn.—Representatives of Minnesotans for Line 3 stopped in Baxter Tuesday, May 15, to present their side of a debate that's been...
May 15, 2018 - 10:30pm