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8 arrested in northwest Iowa while protesting Dakota Access pipeline

Link to original article: http://www.omaha.com/news/iowa/arrested-in-northwest-iowa-while-protesting-dakota-access-pipeline/article_44b9a5e9-e975-506d-baaf-ebd43abeaa18.html Coverage by Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska, October 30, 2016 In northwest Iowa, eight people protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline through the Hawkeye State were arrested on Saturday for trespassing. The arrests came at a farm near Rockwell City, Iowa, where protesters were allowed to set up a “Farmers Dissent Camp” a week ago to object to the pipeline and the use of eminent domain to obtain sections of the route. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office officials confirmed that Continue reading →

Protesters take to Bakken pipeline construction site in Calhoun County

Link to original article: http://whotv.com/2016/10/15/protesters-take-to-bakken-pipeline-construction-site-in-calhoun-county/ Coverage by WHO, Des Moines, Iowa, October 15, 2016 Bakken Pipeline protesters took action Saturday at a construction site just east of Rockwell City in Calhoun County. “There were maybe 20 of us who maybe went out to the field near the caterpillar just to make a point that this is as far as it should go” said Nancy Huising The group stood in front of the bulldozer for about 15 minutes, halting construction. “They knew we were coming, that’s Continue reading →