Here’s an Update

Thanks for ALL of those lovely letters!  The PUC staff was kept very busy posting comments to the docket and you helped that to happen. So, now what?  Well, one thing we’re learning about this process is that nothing is ever terribly clear, but here is what we know: The Comment Period for the Route…

Revised Maps Have Been Filed

We’ve been waiting quite some time, but Enbridge has finally filed the amended route they promised.  We were expecting to see it in January and they filed late in the afternoon of the 31st.  By then it was too late for the PUC to make the all documents available to the public before closing time,…

Democracy in Action Forum

Last Thursday Carlton County Lands Stewards spoke at forums at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and the College of St. Scholastica.   Stewards Rita Vavrosky and Janaki Fisher-Merritt joined Randel Hanson, Atina Diffley, Tracy Smetana, and Becky Lourey to educate people about the Sandpiper route and why it is incompatible with farming in Carlton County.  Each speaker addressed a…

Caroline’s Family

Byron and I grew up on dairy farms here in Wrenshall.  We have been married for 30 years.  We have 3 wonderful sons and 5 beautiful grandkids.  We have always wanted our own farm and that happened the summer of 2012.  Our oldest son Adam, an Iraqi War Veteran, came home from Iraq, finished his…