Tag: protests

Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida monthly update on Pipeline portest, seasonal concerns

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Sheriff Dan Guida’s monthly conversation this month focused on activity at the various demonstration sites along the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline replacement within his jurisdiction while touching on seasonal messages and scams. Sheriff Guida says that as the weather continues to improve toward Spring, that…
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March 2, 2021 0

City of Hill City Council commends Officer heroics at February 9th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/11/21) (Hill City, MN) — The City of Hill City Council conducted their regular meeting Tuesday with business as usual other than recognition of heroic efforts from a Hill City Police officer, according to Mayor Lonnie Lee. Mayor Lee says the Department Reports opened up the future of the City’s Comprehensive…
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February 11, 2021 0

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 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

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

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