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Investing now means lower costs later
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I thought “No,” then I got educated
Chamber awards banquet well-attended
'The Gathering' returns to the PACC this weekend for the 18th annual event
February 24, 2015
Utilities Commission to hold public meetings on proposed pipeline project
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has four public information meetings scheduled across central Minnesota regarding a proposed oil pipeline expansion project. The Minnesota Pipe Line Company has proposed a renovation project on it’s Line 4 to increase the...
news / state
February 24, 2015 - 12:54pm
January 22, 2015
Minnesota must heed call of oil-safety report
In Minnesota, the week should not pass without residents taking note of a report on the state’s readiness for an oil-train or pipeline accident. Why? Because the public-safety workers themselves call their own readiness “below moderate,” and “none of the responders rated...
opinion / commentary
January 22, 2015 - 3:02pm
September 24, 2014
Dayton wants North Dakota to make oil safer
ST. PAUL – Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton latched onto a North Dakotan’s suggestion about how to make oil safer to transport earlier this month and on Tuesday asked North Dakota leaders to take action. Dayton wrote to North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Attorney General...
news / state
September 24, 2014 - 10:52am
April 2, 2014
Perham officials fear dangerous results from never-ending rail traffic
Every day, as many as 10 oil trains a day leave North Dakota and six to eight travel through Minnesota. They pass through places like Perham, a town of 3,000 in the heart of lakes country. The town may be small, but it is bustling with activity. On one side of the railroad tracks...
news / local
April 2, 2014 - 1:58pm
March 20, 2014
Committee moves toward oil disaster preparedness
ST. PAUL -- Plans to train first responders such as firefighters to battle oil disasters are gaining traction in the Minnesota Legislature. "It takes just one of these trains at the wrong place at the wrong time for a catastrophe," Rep. Jim Newberger, R-Becker, told fellow members...
news / state
March 20, 2014 - 12:19pm
January 8, 2014
Regulator: US will have answers in weeks on recent railroad mishaps
WASHINGTON - Officials should know within weeks whether oil companies in North Dakota are properly testing and labeling the kinds of crude-by-rail shipments involved in a recent string of explosive accidents, a U.S. regulator told Reuters. In recent weeks, regulators have sampled...
news / accidents
January 8, 2014 - 4:49pm
January 2, 2014
Federal agency issues safety alert on Bakken crude
A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil. The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration...
January 2, 2014 - 4:25pm
August 12, 2012
Comment on worker's boots got woman hired on the spot
August 12, 2012 - 12:53pm