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April 19, 2010
As others see it: The benefits of ethanol
Ethanol boosters are making quite an effort lately to tell Americans about the biofuel's worth to the nation. What a circuitous route this ag-based industry has traveled in just a few short years. ... What has happened? As some have predicted -- including The Daily Republic --...
April 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
Ethanol TV spots take on big oil
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 11, 2009
Pawlenty and Brazil talk fuel
ST. PAUL -- Brazil is one of Minnesota's major ethanol competitors, but Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty came away from a visit there saying the two...
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
Fergus Falls ethanol plant files for bankruptcy
FERGUS FALLS - Otter Tail Ag Enterprises ethanol plant in Fergus Falls has run into financial difficulties with a recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. But Otter Tail Ag CEO Anthony Hicks said that the filing should help the plant emerge with a good chance to succeed. He addressed...
December 9, 2009 - 3:30pm
October 13, 2009
Money in corn cobs? Research at Scotland seeks to prove there i
SCOTLAND -- There's ethanol, and hopefully money, in corn cobs. That's what Poet, the world's largest ethanol producer, is banking on with the help of $100 million in grants from the Department of Energy. Poet is rebuilding and expanding a plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa, that will use...
October 13, 2009 - 10:45am
August 12, 2009
Letter: Minnesota LGA is cut while ethanol awaits subsidy checks
As local units of state government reduce services for citizens truly in need, state lawmakers on Aug. 17 will deliver promised ethanol subsidy checks to Minnesota's most successful ethanol plants.
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2009
Political notes: Bachmann flexes fiscal muscle
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann appears to have appeal well outside her district. While her aides deny she is interested in running for governor, an analysis by the University of Minnesota's Smart Politics blog shows her financial reach extends outside of her 6th Congressional...
July 25, 2009 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Letter: 'Three Little Pigs' of Minnesota have spoken
Even with a $4.5 billion deficit to eliminate in 2009, our three "delivery pigs" of taxpayer waste who control the state's budget -- the governor, the House and the Senate -- have prevailed.
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Ethanol subsidies could be eliminated
ST. PAUL -- State payments to Minnesota ethanol producers have little impact on the industry anymore, so could be eliminated, an independent audit concluded. But lawmakers said corn-based ethanol producers, recipients of millions of dollars in taxpayer funds over the past two decades,...
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
March 19, 2009
Feds may up levels
ST. PAUL -- Federal officials have until year's end to decide whether gasoline may contain more than the common 10 percent ethanol. If that happens, ethanol supporters promise thousands of new jobs for the Minnesota economy and another step toward national energy independence. "We...
March 19, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Worker gets electric shock
CASSELTON, N.D. - A Tharaldson Ethanol Plant worker was taken to a local hospital Tuesday after receiving an electric shock near here. Authorities were called to the plant near Casselton, N.D., about 12:29 p.m. A private electrical company was doing some work when one of the employees...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00pm
February 24, 2009
Letter: Some interesting thoughts about ethanol
As Minnesota looks to decrease its reliance on foreign oil and increase its use on renewable fuels, ethanol is once again a hot topic of discussion at the State Capitol. Recently, ethanol producers testified in front of the House Agriculture Committee about the challenges facing...
February 24, 2009 - 9:21pm
January 30, 2009
Letter: End state ethanol subsidies
I ask all concerned citizens of Minnesota to view the facts on ethanol subsidies at www.congressionalchange.com and demand an immediate end to a subsidy program that has more than fulfilled its mission. As you can see at this site, we have already given these plants $300 million...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Letter: The economics of ethanol
I read with interest the Daily Globe reprint of the above noted editorial comment from the Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger. Over the last seven years, I have been involved in developing and finally helping to establish the Heron Lake BioEnergy LLC plant at Heron Lake. I have noticed through...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Minor fire flares up at Poet plant
LOOMIS -- Flames broke out on a drier at the Poet ethanol plant Wednesday, but the fire was contained within a couple of hours and business continued as usual. Crews battled frigid temperatures to extinguish the blaze; the temperature at the time of the fire was minus-6, with wind...
January 15, 2009 - 10:00am