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‘Ride for Mother Earth’ protests pipeline route: ‘Honor the Earth’ movement continues demonstrations

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Environmental activists on horseback passed through the Brainerd lakes area this week with the mission to raise awareness of what they say are the dangers associated with Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline.
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‘Ride for Mother Earth’ protests pipeline route: ‘Honor the Earth’ movement continues demonstrations

August 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Environmental activists on horseback passed through the Brainerd lakes area this week with the mission to raise awareness of what they say are the dangers associated with Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline.
Monday, more…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

The (pipe)line that divided the people: Politicians weigh in on Sandpiper crude oil system

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BEMIDJI, Minn. — In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Capturing the frontier, one shot at a time: Photographer featured in Wisconsin exhibit

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — It was an age when the camera was larger than a toaster oven. Images were captured on 8-by-10-inch cut glass, and the chemicals used to process those images — like cyanide — were deadly.
“Photographers did die just trying to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sandpiper pipeline route spares Oakville prairie: Plans approved North Dakota PSC avoids natural reserve area

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Academics at the University of North Dakota breathed a collective sigh of relief when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a Sandpiper oil pipeline route last week that skirts valuable research prairie.
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Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More oil leaving Superior by rail

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — It’s just a small piece of the North American oil bonanza pie, but Wisconsin’s only refinery quietly is moving more oil by rail.
In 2012, Calumet Superior LLC built a $10 million train-loading oil terminal across the street fr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com