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Energy and Mining
September 21, 2018
ECE celebrates Cooperative Month with events
East Central Energy is recognizing Cooperative Month with events from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Braham Event Center, the Milaca and Finlayson service centers and the Superior Operations Center. A free meal, activities, drawings and giveaways will be available at each location.
September 21, 2018 - 7:50am
August 24, 2018
Smell stirs food safety concerns
With the wind from the northeast, the smell coming through the doors and windows last evening and night was that of refinery and sewerage, or so it seemed to me. With the refinery inoperable I got to thinking. With the ground bone dry, humid air and a well that we won't use to water...
August 24, 2018 - 8:08am
Dividends come from clean energy
I want my monthly dividend check. "What check?" you ask. The check that will be coming your way each month when the U.S. Congress passes Citizens' Climate Lobby's Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal. This legislation will put a steadily rising price on carbon pollution from burning fossil...
August 24, 2018 - 8:06am
August 10, 2018
Metallic mining regulations head to County Board
Douglas County is moving ahead with plans to regulate metallic sulfide mining after the state lifted a decades-long moratorium on the operations. Douglas County's Zoning Committee held its second public hearing on the matter Wednesday before approving a recommendation to the full...
August 10, 2018 - 8:00am
July 31, 2018
Help available for landowner protection
Canadian oil pipeline company Enbridge Inc. is awaiting approvals from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to begin replacement of its Line 3, which is so badly deteriorated that it is operating at only about half of its 760,000 barrels-per-day capacity. Construction on the...
July 31, 2018 - 7:49am
July 20, 2018
Residents question Council about Husky HF tank
Citing a 2011 report by the Center for Public Integrity, Kevin Swanberg of Duluth said it endangers 180,000 people living in the region.
July 20, 2018 - 9:34am
July 13, 2018
Metallic mining ordinance gets hearing
Douglas County is moving ahead with plans to regulate metallic sulfide mining after the state lifted a decades-long moratorium on the operations....
July 13, 2018 - 10:56am
June 22, 2018
Oliver Companies awarded for energy savings
When the Hampton Inn was built last year in Superior, energy efficiency was on the minds of designers and builders. Efforts to improve energy...
June 22, 2018 - 9:36am
June 12, 2018
Vandals damage equipment at Enbridge line replacement site
Trespassers broke into a secure worksite for the Line 3 replace project near the Wisconsin and Minnesota border. The incident was reported to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday morning, after crews arrived at the location. Crews observed anti-Enbridge graffiti, and damaged...
June 12, 2018 - 3:14pm
City officials need to act
In the six weeks since the Husky Refinery disaster, Superior citizens have questions about their safety and the role of the Husky Refinery in Superior moving forward. Silence from the city council has done nothing to answer these questions. It should be noted that the Husky Refinery...
June 12, 2018 - 7:59am
June 8, 2018
Husky officials meet with concerned residents
In an event resembling a science fair, Husky Energy officials and government agencies set up tables and poster boards full of information about the cleanup and response to the refinery's April 26 fire in the Superior Middle School event center Tuesday night. The public meeting gave...
June 8, 2018 - 7:52am
May 25, 2018
County honors public service
Douglas County Board Chairman Mark Liebaert was driving back from Hayward with a calf in tow when a seldom-turned-on phone rang. The calf was in for a bumpy ride after Liebaert learned of the fire at Husky Energy refinery and casualties April 26. Monday night, proud of the work done...
May 25, 2018 - 8:09am
May 18, 2018
Drinking water safe in Superior after Husky fire
Water supplied to customers by Superior, Water, Light and Power is safe, according to a release from the company today.
May 18, 2018 - 9:51pm
Warrants issued for pipeline protesters
Warrants have been issued for two men who were involved in a Nov. 15 protest of Enbridge pipeline construction in Superior.
May 18, 2018 - 8:57am
May 17, 2018
Stinson Avenue reopens after Husky fire
Stinson Avenue between Bardon and Hill Avenues reopened at 2 p.m. Thursday.
May 17, 2018 - 4:11pm