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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

Minneapolis girl attacked by otter: Minn. 12-year-old left injured, ‘traumatized’

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

It was a fun time at the lake — until the otter arrived.
After spending about an hour swimming with friends in Bone Lake near Luck, Wis., on Saturday, Rory Kliewer began to climb a ladder onto a dock when she suddenly felt something bite her backs…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Camper accused of public sex act pleads guilty

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

HUDSON, Wis. — A South Dakota woman who was accused of a performing a sex act in front of a crowd in the Apple River over the weekend has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors connected to the incident.
Two felony charges and two other misdemeanors w…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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Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin strikes down same-sex marriage ban

June 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

MILWAUKEE — A federal judge deemed Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional on Friday, prompting more than 120 gay couples to rush to county offices to wed and obtain marriage licenses as word of the ruling spread.
The ruling came t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com