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Law officers call off search for Minn. elderly couple, grandson; all were located
Dead body found outside home in Naytahwaush in northwest Minn.
Minn. teacher licensing extension rejected
St. Paul student charged with gun possession
Minn. down 1,300 jobs in Feb.; jobless rate still drops to 3.2 percent
Twins to go with five outfielders to start season
Minnesotans crash puck party in Sioux Falls
College men's hockey preview: 2018 NCAA West Regional
Teague raises his level in Butler's absence: Point guard has been more assertive on offense since all-star's injury
Girls basketball: Thuringer, DeKam honored by MGBCA
Letter: Lawmaker’s bill would assist pig haulers
Letter: MNLARS fix moving forward in Minnesota House
Letter: Be sure to observe National Nutrition Month
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Theodora "Teddy" Christy Fujan
James "Jim" Fox
Ronald "Ron" Schilman
Irvin R. Swanson
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Sparkling wines are not created equally
'Singspiration' event is Saturday night
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
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Van't Hof 60th anniversary
Birth: Hailey Jean DeGroot
Holtrop 60th anniversary
Smit 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 15, 2018
Allete reports solid 2017, cost-cutting for 2018
DULUTH—Corporate leaders of Allete Inc., the Duluth-based parent company of Minnesota Power, said Thursday, Feb. 15, that they will take...
February 15, 2018 - 6:20pm
January 9, 2018
Enbridge says delaying Line 3 oil pipeline not a serious issue
ST. PAUL—A replacement crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota could be completed by the end of 2019, even with a delay approved by...
January 9, 2018 - 7:26pm
October 19, 2017
Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy
SILVER BAY, Minn.—The Silver Bay City Council has approved a motion that would allow members of the city's police department to wear well-groomed facial hair while on duty.
October 19, 2017 - 9:15pm
Minnesota wind power expands
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like neat hair may not like it, but the state blessed with strong winds is saving money by using it to create...
April 19, 2017 - 5:52pm
April 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators actually can work together. Sure, the media mostly covers things when Democrats and Republicans disagree....
April 7, 2017 - 3:05pm
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
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