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` killed, another injured after van collides with semi
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
May 10, 2017
84-gallon spill reported on Dakota Access Pipeline in northern SD
TULARE, S.D.—An estimated 84 gallons of crude oil spilled at a Dakota Access Pipeline pump station in South Dakota last month, an incident...
May 10, 2017 - 5:25pm
May 2, 2017
Conflicting questions arise at meeting over proposed new refinery on edge of national park
BELFIELD, N.D. —The Belfield Theatre didn't have a movie playing on Tuesday night, but the room was still filled with people drinking soda...
May 2, 2017 - 10:05pm
April 28, 2017
U.S. pipeline regulator raises penalties for safety violations
HOUSTON - The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) on Friday said it increased the maximum civil penalties that...
April 28, 2017 - 2:28pm
April 19, 2017
Minnesota wind power expands
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like neat hair may not like it, but the state blessed with strong winds is saving money by using it to create...
April 19, 2017 - 5:52pm
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 24, 2017
Pipeline opponents vow fight as Trump approves Keystone XL
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Friday the United States has issued a presidential permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline,...
March 24, 2017 - 1:39pm
March 7, 2017
U.S. Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, March 7, revoked a rule that aimed to give the public more input into federal land management decisions,...
March 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
March 6, 2017
Titans of oil world meet in Houston after two-year price war
HOUSTON -- The biggest names in the oil world come together this week for the largest industry gathering since the end of a two-year price war...
March 6, 2017 - 11:28am
March 1, 2017
Trump poised to lift federal coal ban, other green rules
U.S. President Donald Trump will target a handful of Obama-era green regulations, including a federal coal mining ban and an initiative forcing...
March 1, 2017 - 1:13pm
February 25, 2017
As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
CANNON BALL, N.D. - Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline who were pushed out of their protest camp this week have vowed to keep up efforts...
February 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
February 22, 2017
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
CANNON BALL, N.D. – Pipeline opponents sang prayer songs and exchanged tearful hugs as they vacated the main Dakota Access resistance camp...
February 22, 2017 - 9:01pm
February 15, 2017
Enbridge closes on $1.5 billion stake in Dakota Access Pipeline
DULUTH, Minn.—Enbridge has closed on its $1.5 billion purchase of a stake in the contentious Dakota Access pipeline. Enbridge Energy Partners...
February 15, 2017 - 8:41pm
February 10, 2017
Tribal summit in Duluth will target pipelines
DULUTH — About 70 representatives of Native American tribes in Canada, the Great Lakes region and North Dakota plan to gather in Duluth...
February 10, 2017 - 6:33pm
February 5, 2017
U.S. refiners face weakening demand at pump for first time in 5 years
NEW YORK—U.S. refiners are facing the prospects of weakening gasoline demand for the first time in five years, stoking fears that earnings...
February 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 3, 2017
Republicans ax disclosure, emissions rules on energy
WASHINGTON—U.S. Republicans on Friday repealed a securities disclosure rule aimed at curbing corruption at energy and mining companies...
February 3, 2017 - 5:22pm