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By Jana Peterson
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Pipeline protesters target bank

Wells Fargo tied to Enbridge Line 3


March 15, 2019

Photos by Jana Peterson / Pine Knot News

A group of about 15 protesters gather outside the Cloquet Wells Fargo Bank branch Friday afternoon, to protest the bank's investments in oil and Enbridge Energy.

Carrying signs denouncing Wells Fargo bank's investments in oil and pipelines - particularly the Enbridge Energy Line 3 replacement pipeline slated to go through Carlton County - a group of about 15, mostly Native American, protestors gathered outside the Cloquet bank branch Friday afternoon.

Before the protesters gathered on the frontage road near the bank exit, bank employees locked the doors to anyone not doing business there. Many of them watched the protesters through the windows or the glass doors.

It was a largely peaceful event, although there were some verbal exchanges between pro...

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