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Faculty union sues Minnesota State over unpaid wages
Phone threat from cellphone in Moorhead area forces Benson tournament to end
Man found dead in Maplewood park identified
Cohasset man dies in vehicle accident in drainage ditch near Hector
Man dead in St. Paul cemetery vehicle fire
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
Minnesotan's move from wide receiver to cornerback pays off for NDSU
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Friday prep roundup: Adrian boy cagers top HL-O
Les Knutson: Sometimes, greatness doesn't get its due
Column: District 518 explains proposed property tax statements
No need to plan kindness this season
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Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Marian Maebelle Hanson
Beth M. Bargfrede
Column: Eugene McCarthy sat on his bed, listening to us
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Open house set for restored Farwell church
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
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Birth: Nolan Lee Knutson
Knigge 50th anniversary
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Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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September 10, 2017
EPA: Thumbs-up to 'energy beet' idea
WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Environmental Protection Agency predicted it might take six months to do an initial evaluation of "energy beets"...
September 10, 2017 - 2:48pm
August 6, 2017
Biofuel fraudster faces 2 to 22 years
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — It will likely be November before an Iowa biofuels promoter is sentenced after ultimately pleading guilty to federal fraud charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
August 6, 2017 - 2:46pm
July 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Trump biofuel decision draws mixed reaction
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans in Congress generally applauded the Trump administration's announcement about the amount of biofuels that must be...
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
July 5, 2017
U.S. is said to favor Midwest corn farmers in biofuels quota
The Trump administration will propose a requirement that refiners use 15 billion gallons of conventional renewable fuels in 2018, while lowering targets for advanced alternatives that oil refiners have described as unattainable, according to people familiar with the decision.
July 5, 2017 - 1:52pm
May 12, 2017
Biofuels promoter to remain jailed until federal trial, judge orders
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A federal judge in Iowa has refused to allow a biofuels promoter out of jail before his trial on fraud charges, saying...
May 12, 2017 - 7:23am
January 20, 2017
Successful Minnesota biofuels industry awaits Trump
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's plant-based fuel industries of ethanol and biodiesel are success stories, but their future depends on the new Trump administration. "We are a little nervous," Assistant Commissioner Andrea Vaubel of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture said, not knowing...
January 20, 2017 - 9:01pm
June 9, 2015
Column: Biofuels under attack -- it's the same old story
WASHINGTON — It’s been a familiar few weeks for biofuels. First, chain restaurants and chicken producers blamed ethanol for raising food prices. Then, the federal government’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) caved to the oil industry in proposing weak requirements for...
June 9, 2015 - 5:16pm
October 2, 2014
Column: Fuel standard good for U.S. economic engine
By U.S. Rep. Tim Walz WASHINGTON — Imagine a future where America controls its own energy destiny — a future in which we stop spending $1 billion per day on foreign oil and start investing those funds to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure and help pay down the debt, all while...
October 2, 2014 - 1:56pm
July 21, 2014
Column: Don't let big oil bully biofuels
By U.S. Sen Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley WASHINGTON — It’s vacation season across America. That means family road trips are under way and the traveling public is paying even closer attention when they pull up to the pump. America’s road warriors have long cherished...
July 21, 2014 - 4:46pm
October 10, 2012
Letter: Keep Renewable Fuel Standard the way it is
Later this fall, the Environmental Protection Agency will decide on a waiver request for the Renewable Fuel Standard -- the country's most successful energy policy in more than 40 years. If the EPA goes forward with the waiver it will drastically impact not only the direction of...
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Peterson questions federal biofuels plan
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's senior congressman fears the Obama administration has fired a shot over the ethanol industry's bow in seeking a home-grown fuel for the Navy. "I think that is a big a problem," said U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who serves most of western Minnesota.
August 17, 2011 - 9:46pm
August 16, 2011
Navy poised to consume more biofuels
August 16, 2011 - 9:06pm
January 24, 2011
MnSP receives nearly $400k in USDA funds
BREWSTER -- Minnesota Soybean Processors of Brewster has been awarded nearly $400,000 in U.S. Department of Agriculture funds to help offset the cost of soybeans used in the production of biodiesel. The funds, authorized by the 2008 Farm Bill, are funded through the USDA's bioenergy...
January 24, 2011 - 8:11pm
August 7, 2008
Debating the impact of biofuels on food, other prices
REDWOOD FALLS -- Emotions are rising nationally as leaders debate the question about whether biofuels such as ethanol are driving up food and other prices. Those at FarmFest Wednesday heard national and state experts deliver a definitive "it depends" answer to the question that is...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Letter: Don't blame farmers for high prices
In a world of finger pointing, farmers have had to shoulder the blame for the increased costs of food, when in reality, the facts point to other influences that contribute to the rising costs. I would like to share some statistics with you: The biofuels industry is reducing gas...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am