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Soo Locks set to open, beginning 2018 Great Lakes shipping season
Dalbec to seek re-election in fall
School safety package, juvenile justice overhaul clears Wisconsin Legislature
Elderly couple found dead in Minn., grandson arrested
Wisconsin unemployment rate hits 2.9 percent in February
2018 All-Area Girls Basketball Team
DNR unveils updated format for renewal of boats, ATVs, snowmobiles
Guides offer veterans free fishing trip
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Progress on expo district continues next year
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School choirs seek 'Foreigner' fame
Students audition in UWS piano competition
All-black cast presents 'Fences' in Duluth, North Shore
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August 5, 2014
DNR seeks public input on proposed Enbridge pipeline project
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input at an August meeting to help determine the scope of an environmental impact statement for the Enbridge Sandpiper Pipeline construction and replacement project in northwestern Douglas County.
August 5, 2014 - 3:10pm
July 29, 2014
Federal government proposes railroads shipping crude replace tankers, go slower
The federal government has ordered railroads carrying crude oil from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota to slow down and replace tankers with safer models.
July 29, 2014 - 11:29am
July 22, 2014
Minnesota’s cheapest gas found in Hibbing
A heated gas war on parts of the Iron Range is a prime example of how gas price this summer have bucked the usual seasonal upward trend and instead moved downward.
July 22, 2014 - 9:46am
July 9, 2014
Railways transfer heavy loads of crude oil through Wisconsin about 45 times per week
Canadian Pacific and BNSF Railways are transferring substantial train loads of volatile Bakken crude oil through 18 Wisconsin counties at an average of 45 times per week, according to information that Wisconsin Public Radio News obtained through an open records request.
July 9, 2014 - 9:33am
July 2, 2014
Walker administration releases list of public assets it may sell
The Walker administration has released a list of state assets it might consider selling, including state-owned power plants throughout Wisconsin.
July 2, 2014 - 2:09pm
July 1, 2014
Proposed expansion of Enbridge pipeline sparks scrutiny
Groups and some local governments are still after state officials to take a closer look at the proposed expansion of an oil pipeline that's buried under much of Wisconsin.
July 1, 2014 - 8:33am
June 27, 2014
Energy Transfer proposes crude oil pipeline from N.D. to Illinois
Energy Transfer Partners announced this week it has commitments from shippers to move forward with an 1,100-mile crude oil pipeline from North Dakota to Patoka, Ill.
June 27, 2014 - 8:47am
June 13, 2014
Economist warns that growth of solar will lead to problems for power companies
A Wisconsin economist says that as more people and corporations add solar panels to generate their own electricity, big power companies will have to adapt or face a death spiral.
June 13, 2014 - 10:30am
ECE members lend support to communities
East Central Energy members contributed more than $17,000 to community projects this spring through Operation Round Up®.
June 13, 2014 - 7:00am
May 12, 2014
DOT starts requiring rail companies to disclose oil shipment info
Citing an increase in crude oil shipments and a rise in the number of rail accidents over the last year, the U.S. Department of Transportation is now requiring railway companies to disclose more information about its oil shipments.
May 12, 2014 - 9:21am
May 6, 2014
Environmentalists ask DNR to deny permit for Superior oil tanks
The Department of Natural Resources held a hearing in Superior on Monday to take public testimony on Enbridge Pipeline's proposal to build three five-story high oil tanks in the city.
May 6, 2014 - 2:56pm
April 16, 2014
State moratorium on heat shut-offs ends
It's the “day of reckoning” for those who haven't paid their utility bills this winter: The state's moratorium on heat shut-offs ended at midnight on Tuesday.
April 16, 2014 - 9:36am
April 8, 2014
Utilities can soon cut off those behind on heating bills; state assistance still available
Wisconsin's heating moratorium is ending next Wednesday, meaning utility companies can start disconnecting customers behind on their bills. Heating assistance programs are still available, however.
April 8, 2014 - 11:30am
April 3, 2014
Enbridge says Alberta Clipper expansion online by July 2015
Two expansion projects on Enbridge Energy partners' Alberta Clipper pipeline will be delayed until July 2015, company president Mark Maki said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday.
April 3, 2014 - 9:04am
March 28, 2014
Walker signs bill providing guaranteed loans for those struggling to pay high heating bills
Governor Scott Walker signed legislation Thursday to assist people struggling to pay high heating bills as a result of the propane shortage and bitter cold winter.
March 28, 2014 - 8:51am