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Zoo in Minnesota to raise two more rare snow leopards
Girls on flight to Minneapolis barred for wearing leggings without dresses
Chapulis gives back to community through help with swim team, multiple boards
After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax
SD forum planned this week on protecting Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian communities
MW Baseball: Bluejays win four in first home stand
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Athanasiou converts in OT as Red Wings nip Wild
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
Sylvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Harlan D. Harthun
William J. Wintz
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
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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
May 28, 2015
PACE to encourage clean energy
SLAYTON — After helping three businesses with energy-saving retrofit projects, the Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC) Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program is now reaching out to crop and livestock producers interested in implementing energy conservation practices...
May 28, 2015 - 8:49pm
May 18, 2015
Letter: Keep small wind, solar production going in state
By Charles Grell, Gone2Green Energy, St. Cloud Sen. Lyle Koenen, along with Sen. David Brown and Sen. Bill Weber, has sponsored an energy bill that will stop small wind and solar production in our state. They are siding with Big Energy to replace the law that states than any production...
May 18, 2015 - 2:50pm
May 12, 2015
Heitkamp co-sponsors bill to lift ban on U.S. crude oil exports
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D.-N.D., and Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska plan to introduce a bipartisan bill today to lift...
May 12, 2015 - 8:33pm
April 9, 2015
Aurora: Pipestone part of state’s largest solar project
PIPESTONE — A large-scale solar project, known as the Aurora Project, will set up one of its sites in Pipestone. The proposed photovoltaic (PV) installations will be installed at 24 sites across 16 counties, with the Pipestone location being the only one located in southwest...
April 9, 2015 - 3:23pm
Klobuchar visits Chandler wind energy plant
CHANDLER — Sen. Amy Klobuchar took time to learn more about wind energy Wednesday afternoon at the EDF Renewable Energy plant in Chandler. Klobuchar...
April 9, 2015 - 11:00am
April 2, 2015
Area leaders address need for renewable energy bill
Local leaders from the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign called on area lawmakers to support the Minnesota Clean Energy Plan Thursday at the Nobles...
April 2, 2015 - 9:31pm
April 1, 2015
Local area leaders to call on Worthington area lawmakers to support clean energy plan
WORTHINGTON — Local and area leaders from the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign will call on area lawmakers to support a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan at 1 p.m. today at the Nobles County Library, 407 12th St. The plan includes changing the state’s Renewable Energy Standard...
April 1, 2015 - 9:07pm
March 26, 2015
Letter: U.S. energy policies are misguided
By John F. Elskamp, Fulda It appears the EPA is caught in a crossfire. It encourages us to avoid fossil fuels and not cause pollution by burning wood in our stoves and fireplaces, and use other renewable fuels. To comply with new regulations, our wood burners will need some form...
March 26, 2015 - 4:15pm
March 8, 2015
GOP hopefuls Bush, Walker change their tune on ethanol
DES MOINES, Iowa — Potential Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Scott Walker told Iowa voters on Saturday that they supported...
March 8, 2015 - 9:15pm
February 16, 2015
Clean Energy Jobs Forum comes to town Friday
WORTHINGTON — A Minnesota Clean Energy Jobs Forum is coming to the Bioscience Advancement Center for a 1 p.m. program Friday. The forum will be led by Joe Sullivan of the Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment and Mike Franklin of Weber Johnson Public Affairs. The forum,...
February 16, 2015 - 9:37pm
February 5, 2015
As others see it: Time for Minnesota senators to support Keystone
President Barack Obama showed last week that he’ll reverse course on an issue when key people from his own party tell him that the time has come. Now, Minnesota’s senators should join the chorus of Democrats who are sending exactly that message on the Keystone XL pipeline. As...
February 5, 2015 - 3:47pm
January 27, 2015
Letter: A common-sense approach to energy policy
By District 5A Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji An electron is an electron is an electron. For the folks using the energy, there’s no difference between a coal-generated electron and one generated by a resource like wind or solar. For a utility, deciding which of those kinds of...
January 27, 2015 - 5:07pm
January 22, 2015
Wind Energy Production Tax brings $27.9 million to Worthington and surrounding counties
WORTHINGTON — Wind development has grown into a significant industry for the Nobles and Jackson County area. Revenue from the Wind Energy Production Tax this year was already 10 times higher than it was a decade earlier. Over that same period, more than $27.9 million has been paid...
January 22, 2015 - 7:53pm
January 14, 2015
MinWind files for bankruptcy
LUVERNE — The 360 investors in a rural Rock County wind energy company stand to lose thousands of dollars after MinWind Energy, LLC., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week in Minnesota Bankruptcy Court. A voluntary petition was filed with the court Jan. 6 seeking reorganization...
January 14, 2015 - 8:56pm