Minnesota regulators released the final environmental review of Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline. Line 3 carries Canadian crude oil across northern Minnesota into Wisconsin.
Business confidence in the Northland remains positive, but some people in the region think the economy is slowing. Those are some of the key findings presented at the seventh Regional Economic Indicators Forum on Tuesday.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for the Hanka family. Ginnie Hanka died in a fire last Friday. Her husband is still recovering in the hospital. And her son, who was burned, has been released from the hospital.
The Northland K-9 Foundation helps support the dogs that do so much for our communities, law enforcement agencies and officers. City and county law enforcement receive financial support from the foundation to support what can be expensive K-9 programs.
The list issued Tuesday by Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, includes a plush elephant pillow the group says poses a suffocation hazard, projectile-shooting toys that could lead to eye injuries and toys with small pieces that could choke a child.
Minnesota Power is seeking regulatory approval for a rate increase that would affect all customers. The company said the increase for residences would amount to an average of $6 per month as of Jan. 1, 2017, and $15 per month in early 2018.
More than 50,000 received a letter from the City of Duluth on Monday informing them of possible identity theft after a worker in the City Clerk's office fell for an online scam. Duluth Chief Administrative Officer Dave Montgomery said no information has been changed or altered in any way that would affect voting.
On the St. Louis River, ongoing cleanup efforts have improved water near the Twin Ports that was once badly contaminated, and now local leaders are working to clean up the river's reputation too. A team of city, county and community members from both Minnesota and Wisconsin are about a year into an effort to map out the St. Louis River estuary's next chapter.