ST. PAUL, Minn. -- We will know who is taking Senator Al Franken's seat tomorrow. That is when Gov. Mark Dayton will announce his pick to serve in the Senate through next year's election. Voters will pick a candidate…
Federal Judge Asked to Block Work on Pipeline
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe wants a federal judge to temporarily stop work on parts of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The tribe says it’s to prevent the destruction of sacred and culturally significant sites near Lake Oahe.
A hearing on the tribe’s motion is set for Tuesday.
The tribe wants construction stopped on the pipeline route for a length of about two miles.
The tribe is challenging federal regulators’ decision to grant permits for the $3.8 billion pipeline that would carry crude daily from North Dakota to Illinois.