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'We need to stay ahead': Duluth police recruits will test ‘customer service’ training
Former New York Mills teacher acquitted of charge alleging sexual contact with student
Inmate recaptured after walking away from Clay County Jail annex
What we know about the Al Franken accusations and responses
Three arrested following shooting in Fergus Falls
Hibbing native Perunovich leads UMD in scoring from defenseman position
Princeton gets payback, earns series split with Bemidji
Wild have had Blues rematch 'circled on the calendar'
Vikings' Zimmer says blocked kicks weren't Forbath's fault
Wild rally, beat Avalanche in shootout
Letter: Specific details lacking on tax reform plan
Column: Forty-percent ag bond credit starts in 2018
Column: There’s plenty to celebrate on Thanksgiving
Column: Hospice care includes many non-cancer diagnoses
Letter: Let’s be honest about MinnesotaCare expansion costs
Jerome (Jerry) Nikle
Mildred R. Robinson
James "Jim" W. Kinsman
Douglas Dale Kleve
'Tis the season for wine bargains
Solts get new fence thanks to help from neighbors, friends
Talking turkey: St. Mary’s youths offer cooking tips
The great canned pumpkin hunt: Fans won't let Festal go
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February 17, 2012
Growth of wind energy industry in limbo
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota Sen. Al Franken took the floor of the Senate this week to urge his fellow lawmakers to extend the renewable energy production...
February 17, 2012 - 9:04pm
January 15, 2012
With a technician outside the craft, a helicopter approaches the power line Saturday along Interstate 90 near Rushmore as aerial work on the...
January 15, 2012 - 9:20pm
November 4, 2011
Editorial: Renewables offer multiple opportunities
A new report issued recently by The Pew Charitable Trusts states that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is "accelerating clean energy innovations in an effort to reduce risks to America's military, enhance energy security and save money." The report adds that DoD investments in...
November 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 1, 2011
Column: Retrofitting - Jobs and energy for Minnesota
WASHINGTON -- When Scott County partnered with Honeywell to upgrade insulation, lighting, windows and energy-management systems in six government...
November 1, 2011 - 12:00am
October 21, 2011
Capital Chatter: Voter photo ID law faces court fight
ST. PAUL -- A law Republicans in Minnesota and other states want badly faces a Wisconsin court challenge. Requiring voters to produce photographic identifications before voting is a fundamental Republican principle nationwide these days, but the League of Women Voters has sued to...
October 21, 2011 - 10:03pm
August 4, 2011
Column: Fighting for the future of Minnesota's farmers
WASHINGTON -- Even as a kid growing up in the Minneapolis suburbs, I knew that farms were important to our state's identity--and to its economy....
August 4, 2011 - 12:00am
July 29, 2011
WPU energy saving effort easing pinch in pocketbooks
WORTHINGTON -- In an effort to reduce costs for consumers, Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) has been working on implementing an energy saving program this past year. According to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain, purchase power and transmission costs contribute...
July 29, 2011 - 9:27pm
July 5, 2011
As others see it: End ethanol aid
Federal lawmakers never do things easily or simply, something proven true again with recent proposals to eliminate, redirect or in some way reduce about $6 billion in federal ethanol subsidies. While the House and Senate remain far from implementing definitive change, there is merit...
July 5, 2011 - 12:00am
June 21, 2011
County's energy audit warrants more discussion
WORTHINGTON -- Representatives from Energy Service Group (ESG), who have been working with Nobles County for nearly a year on an energy audit, said the county could see an annual savings of $103,000 by making changes in building control systems, using energy-efficient lighting, installing...
June 21, 2011 - 9:39pm
June 2, 2011
Column: Let's work together to control our energy future
WASHINGTON -- A few summers ago, when gas prices were soaring, a group of members of the House of Representatives -- equally divided between...
June 2, 2011 - 12:00am
May 11, 2011
Letter: NextGen change would bring regional boost
Is Minnesota's next best energy source being developed right here in southwestern Minnesota? This could actually be the case, as I recently supported a measure in the Minnesota House Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance Committee that would add biobutanol to the list...
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 29, 2011
Worthington Public Utilities planning new above-ground power lines
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain appeared before the Nobles County Planning Commission Wednesday night for the first of several hearings regarding plans to add a new 115,000-volt, above-ground electric transmission line to connect two substations in Worthington....
April 29, 2011 - 9:45pm
April 20, 2011
As others see it: Higher gas prices impact everyone
It is still six weeks to Memorial Day, yet the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is now at $3.82. West central Minnesota gas prices are a bit higher, ranging toward $3.85. This certainly pushes a normal refill of the average car to more than $50, or closer to $100...
April 20, 2011 - 12:00am
April 8, 2011
Breaking new ground: Agri-Energy's purchase by Gevo leads to innovation
LUVERNE -- Yeast and corn, two common kitchen ingredients, may help reduce dependence on fossil fuels through an innovative process being utilized...
April 8, 2011 - 12:00am
March 25, 2011
As others see it: Minnesota senators battling high gas prices
If one U.S. senator has a shot at reining in the sort of speculating that artificially inflates and drives up gas prices -- to $4 and maybe even...
March 25, 2011 - 12:00am