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March 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which...
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 20, 2017
Letter: Utilities-related bill supports local democracy, innovation
By Ronald J. Schwartau, Federated Rural Electric Board President David A. Hansen, Nobles Cooperative Electric Board President Sandy Ludeman, Lyon-Lincoln Electric Co-Op Board President Mark Sandberg, South Central Electric Board President
March 20, 2017 - 5:05pm
February 2, 2017
MN Republican legislators take aim at reshaping state’s Public Utilities Commission
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans are taking early aim this legislative session at a little-discussed state commission that has a big say on energy issues.Republicans, who control the House and Senate, have introduced a half-dozen bills that would change the power and makeup of the...
February 2, 2017 - 10:11pm
April 4, 2016
Worthington Public Utilities recognized as very reliable
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities has been given the Certificate of Excellence in Reliability by the American Public Power Association. “It’s a big deal,” said Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain during the WPU Water & Light Commission meeting Monday....
April 4, 2016 - 9:31pm
October 19, 2015
Protecting, conserving drinking water
WORTHINGTON — A decade after completing its first wellhead protection plan, Worthington Public Utilities is in the process of updating not only the plan, but the areas around Worthington that are considered to be within the Drinking Water Supply Management Area (DWSMA). Sue Wojtkiewicz,...
October 19, 2015 - 7:59pm
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 21, 2015
Letter: Leave "net metering" law alone
By Mike Handzus, Lakefield Federated Rural Electric Richard Burud’s comments in his May 8 letter to the editor are obviously very biased toward the utilities. What he doesn’t mention is that the “net metering” law has been in effect for years and is for alternative energy...
May 21, 2015 - 5:31pm
April 27, 2015
In transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL — Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. “A preemptive strike is needed,” Frazee Mayor Hank...
April 27, 2015 - 7:36pm
September 15, 2014
City’s water and power rates average
WORTHINGTON — An Owatonna Public Utilities electric and water rate comparison study was presented Monday at the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. According to WPU General Manager Scott Hain, Worthington’s residential, commercial and industrial...
September 15, 2014 - 8:40pm
June 10, 2014
‘Still awful dry’
WORTHINGTON — Recent rains have helped raise the water levels in Worthington’s well field, but there’s still a long way to go before the...
June 10, 2014 - 8:46pm
June 20, 2012
Load management glitch cuts the cooling
WORTHINGTON -- Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Barb Fuerstenberg had sent the last of her daycare charges home and was starting to make supper when she noticed it had gotten quite warm in the house. "I was just sweating," she said about the indoor climate. "(Husband) Steve came...
June 20, 2012 - 11:54am
December 6, 2010
Data demonstrates WPU efficiency
WORTHINGTON -- Data compiled by the American Public Power Association (APPA) shows that Worthington Public Utilities is an efficiently run and competitive in costs and expenses with other public utilities across the nation. WPU General Manager Scott Hain presented the data Monday...
December 6, 2010 - 10:04pm
August 23, 2010
Council compares local utility rates to other cities
WORTHINGTON -- Just before approving the special street lighting utility charge, the Worthington City Council learned how Worthington's public...
August 23, 2010 - 9:32pm
Letter: A poem about the proposed street light tax
I've heard it all -- a street light tax Let's hope your street light stays on The next tax will be the J. Crapper tax He made the toilet seat that you sit upon! The criteria for this future tax will be how many times, how many flushes and will be measured through the sewer and...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Street lighting fees 'more fair'
WORTHINGTON -- Starting in October, the cost of street lighting would be shifted off the tax rolls and onto Worthington Public Utilities bills -- a change city officials say will make for a more equitable distribution of fees -- under a proposal to be considered by city councilmen...
July 9, 2010 - 9:34pm