Tag: Line 3

Arrests made near Hill City construction site of Line 3 Pipeline

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/11/21) (Hill City, MN) — Arrests were made over the weekend in conjunction with protests at the construction site of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline just south of Hill City. According to a press release obtained from the Northern Lights Task Force, approximately 100 persons showed up first to the pipeline…
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January 11, 2021 0

Enbridge Line 3 Tripod Protestor Identified

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch identified the protester who dangled from a wooden tripod for several hours before being taken down and arrested Monday, Dec. 28, outside of Backus at a pipe storage yard on County Road 113 in protest of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement project. Identified as Emma Harrison in a news release, Burch…
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January 3, 2021 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida recaps 2020, Line 3 protests in monthly conversation

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/31/20) (Aitkin County, MN) — The End of 2020 could not come soon enough for Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida, as we had the opportunity to speak with him for his monthly update and a chance to recap a year’s worth of enforcement. After another significant snowfall this week which led…
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December 31, 2020 0

District 10B Representative Dale Lueck preparing for 2021 Session

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/30/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Less than one week away from the start of the 2021 Legislative Session, we spoke with District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck and his plans going into the Session. Representative Lueck first spoke about the local impact of Governor Tim Walz’s shutdown of bars and restaurants. The…
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December 30, 2020 0

District 10B Representative Dale Lueck talks Line 3 Protests, COVID-19 shutdowns and relief

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/21/20) (Aitkin, MN) — The news of Governor Tim Walz’s extension of bar and restaurant shutdowns and continued protest at the Line 3 Pipeline construction site in the Palisade area were the main topics of discussion with District 10B State Representative Dale Lueck and his weekly conversation. Representative Lueck had the…
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December 21, 2020 0

Aitkin County Board approves “No Parking” near Line 3 Construction site

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/18/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida spoke before the Board of Commissioners at Tuesday’s meeting to discuss recent troubles at the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline and access to the building site that has encountered protestors in weeks. Sheriff Guida recapped the issues at the building site in the…
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December 18, 2020 0

Enbridge Hosts Virtual Kickoff to Line 3 Project

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/15/20) Clearbrook, MN — After years of legal battles and waiting on approval of permits, Enbridge was able to introduce a virtual “kickoff’ of the Line 3 Pipeline Construction with comments from Enbridge employees and members of the communities that will see impacts from the Pipeline. While the project is just…
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December 15, 2020 0

Protests continue at Line 3 Pipeline Site near Palisade

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/15/20) (Palisade, MN) — Push back among Environmental Conservationists and the Native Indigenous populations continues as construction of the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline begins in Aitkin County. Over the weekend, protestors from the RISE (Resilient Indigenous Sisters Engaging with our Allies) Coalition, Honor the Earth, and other groups against the building…
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December 14, 2020 0

Enbridge kicks off Line 3 Pipeline Construction

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/14/20) (Minnesota) — After years of legal battles and waiting on approval of permits, Enbridge was able to introduce a virtual “kickoff’ of the Line 3 Pipeline Construction with comments from Enbridge employees and members of the communities that will see impacts from the Pipeline. Line 3 Project Vice President Leo…
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December 14, 2020 0

Aitkin County Sheriff Prepared for Line 3 Protests

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/3/20) Aitkin, MN — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency approved a construction stormwater permit for Enbridge on Monday, the final permit needed before they can begin construction on the Line 3 replacement in northern Minnesota. The new pipeline will replace their current pipeline that stretches from Canada to Superior, Wisconsin. The…
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December 3, 2020 0