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October 19, 2017
Opponents of the proposed replacement of Enbridge’s Line 3 oil pipeline enter the DECC before the evening session of Wednesday’s public hearing. Steve Kuchera /
Groups respond to Line 3 hearing shutdown
9 hours 38 min ago
October 18, 2017
A group of men supporting the proposed replacement of Enbridge’s Line 3 oil pipeline listen to a speaker during the evening session of Wednesday’s public hearing at the DECC. Steve Kuchera /
Northland residents sound off on Enbridge’s Line 3
October 18, 2017 - 9:13pm
From left: Jeff Sheldon, manager of energy services & business development, LCP;  Matthew Blackler, CEO of ZEF Energy; Fran Crotty, the electric vehicle state program administrator with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Jimmy Kroon, owner of Doc’s Sports Bar & Grill (cutting the ribbon); David Ranallo, leader of marketing & member services at Great River Energy.
New electric vehicle charger opens along I-35
October 18, 2017 - 5:13pm
A wolf moves through forested country in winter. (National Park Service photo)
Federal wolf trapping program runs out of money
October 18, 2017 - 4:53pm
October 17, 2017
A football field-sized floating bog collided with the Family Fun Lot Owners dock overnight Friday, causing damage on southeast shore of North Long Lake's Merrifield Bay near Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Big bog crumples docks on Minnesota lake
October 17, 2017 - 9:20pm
Two men harvest wild rice. (News Tribune file photo)
Mining industry, Iron Range groups rally opposition to wild rice rule
October 17, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 16, 2017
Rich Las holds a large male freshwater prawn at his home on Pelican Lake west of Orr. The species of prawn that Las raises is the giant river prawn, or macrobrachium rosenbergii, and is one of the biggest freshwater prawns in the world.  (Clint Austin /
Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in the Northland
October 16, 2017 - 6:13pm
Local View: Stand up for local economy at pipeline hearing Wednesday
October 16, 2017 - 6:05pm
October 15, 2017
Students walk to their classes inside the glass window-lined Labovitz School of Business and Economics on the UMD campus. (News Tribune file photo)
UMD offers new sustainability minor
October 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
October 14, 2017
Is it needed? A look at Line 3, the law and the PUC's impending decision
October 14, 2017 - 9:00pm
Tribal leader urges Wisconsin lawmakers to drop mining bill
October 14, 2017 - 9:25am
October 13, 2017
Chippewa bands launch own review of Enbridge's proposed Line 3 replacement
October 13, 2017 - 8:46pm
Environmentalists' comments on miners draw fire from Iron Range
October 13, 2017 - 8:02pm
Mining supporters carry signs during a march to a public hearing at Virginia High School in July 2017 after a rally organized by people supporting copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters. (Clint Austin /
Comments about miners in New York Times Magazine article draw fire, prompt apology
October 13, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 11, 2017
Sediments and mud at the mouth of the Poplar River in 2008. (St. Louis County Soil and Water Conservation District photo)
Poplar River improves, but state's impaired waters list grows
October 11, 2017 - 7:30pm