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Trump ready to ‘get out of the way’ of oil industry, would approve Keystone pipeline
Trump seeks tweets over solutions, Obama says
Honeymoon’s over: Rules for U.N. climate pact may take two years
Microsoft, Facebook to build transatlantic subsea cable
State reaches decision on ‘lie detector’ test, ruling doesn’t change results for convicted sex offender
Section 3A golf: Herding, Will shoot low scores
Scott Rall: New water is always interesting
Amateur baseball: Heron Lake tops Windom
Section 3AA golf: Area teams do well on first day
Section 3A team boys tennis: Luverne makes state for seventh year in row
Column: Honoring our fallen heroes, respecting our veterans
Column: A Trump too far?
Editorial: Order, please, in St. Paul
Column: What are the tax tricks Trump's hiding?
Letter: Enough with the lies about immigration
Michael David Walters
Dale E. Taubert
Ret. Major Garry D. Berndt
Harriet Vander Plaats
Michael David Walters
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Looking Back: 1991 -- Worthington's Rogers wins national award
Class of 2016: Campillo considers career as physician’s assistant
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May 8, 2016
New Minnkota headquarters in Grand Forks project progressing
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A flurry of construction activity in southwest Grand Forks has transformed a vacant parcel of land into the outline of Minnkota Power Cooperative’s future headquarters. “I think people are surprised when they go down 32nd Avenue and see how far we’ve come,”...
May 8, 2016 - 7:34pm
May 2, 2016
S-O students rise to a Kidwind challenge, prepare for national competition
SIBLEY, Iowa — Students from Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School and their teacher, Dave Johnson, will board a plane later this month bound for...
May 2, 2016 - 8:37pm
April 26, 2016
As others see it: Power is blowin' in the wind
Announcement last week of a $3.6 billion plan by MidAmerican Energy for 1,000 more wind turbines in the state provides fresh evidence of Iowa’s strength as a national leader in clean, renewable energy. If approved by the state Utilities Board, the largest economic development project...
opinion / editorials
April 26, 2016 - 4:32pm
April 5, 2016
Ethanol, biodiesel added to rail report: Expanded reporting started April 4
WASHINGTON — As of Monday, the federal government’s Petroleum Supply Monthly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration included...
April 5, 2016 - 9:52pm
February 9, 2016
Green with energy: Osceola County Board moves forward with solar power project
SIBLEY, Iowa — After a lengthy debate, the Osceola County Board of Supervisors made a pledge to go green during Tuesday morning’s regular meeting. Osceola Electric Cooperative (REC) is in the process of creating a community solar park near Hawkeye Point, north of Sibley. REC...
February 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
December 14, 2015
Paris climate pact sinks coal stocks, renewable energy on the rise
PARIS — A landmark deal to curb global warming dented shares of fossil fuel companies and lifted renewable energy stocks Monday, although some...
December 14, 2015 - 7:44pm
November 8, 2015
Environmental report released on Minnesota transmission line
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has released an environmental report on a proposed electric transmission line expected to run through the northwest region of the state. The final environmental impact statement for the Great Northern Transmission Line, proposed by Duluth-based Minnesota Power,...
November 8, 2015 - 8:53pm
November 6, 2015
Obama says no to Keystone
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada in a victory for environmentalists who campaigned against the project for more than seven years. “The pipeline would not make a meaningful long-term contribution to our...
News / politics
November 6, 2015 - 10:04pm
October 28, 2015
Blue Line Travel Center awarded REAP grant
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Blue Line Travel Center of Worthington was awarded a $47,097 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to address energy efficiency. REAP helps farmers and rural business owners reduce their costs by providing...
October 28, 2015 - 9:43pm
August 6, 2015
Free water conservation kits offered
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Energy Resources is once again offering free water conservation kits to residents who purchase their natural gas through the company. The kits include low-flow shower heads and kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators. Jeff Larson, senior external affairs...
August 6, 2015 - 8:33pm
July 28, 2015
Column: Let's not mess with renewables
WASHINGTON — Iowans know there’s no use messing with Mother Nature during a summer thunderstorm. The occasional power outage triggered by severe weather requires households to ride out the storm without electricity. Some families may welcome a reprieve from so-called screen time....
opinion / columns
July 28, 2015 - 9:08pm
July 22, 2015
Walz staff visits Worthington to discuss energy future
WORTHINGTON — Two staff members of U.S. Rep. Tim Walz paid a visit Wednesday to Worthington City Hall, meeting with two local officials to...
July 22, 2015 - 10:02pm
‘Oil above the ground’: Algonquin Power Company, Geronimo Energy break ground on wind farm
WINDOM — With a slight breeze creating a rustling of the leaves in a nearby soybean field, leaders from Algonquin Power Co. and Geronimo Energy,...
July 22, 2015 - 9:56pm
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...
opinion / columns
June 9, 2015 - 5:16pm
June 5, 2015
Commission OKs first of two Sandpiper pipeline permits
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday granted one of two necessary permits to Enbridge for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline, a project that has been met with repeated protests in Minnesota. The certificate of need unanimously granted by the commission verifies...
June 5, 2015 - 9:17pm