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December 2, 2013
Electric rates to rise
WORTHINGTON —Electric bills for Worthington Public Utilities customers will be increasing in 2014. In its regular meeting Monday afternoon, the WPU Water and Light Commission decided to raise its electric rates, effective in January. The customer charge for all residential is...
December 2, 2013 - 11:05pm
November 1, 2013
Watering ban now in effect in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — A total ban on non-essential water usage is now in effect in the city of Worthington. According to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain on Friday, the water levels are at a point where the ban went into effect immediately and will remain in...
November 1, 2013 - 9:50pm
October 23, 2013
Editorial: A water wake-up call
Daily Globe We’re hopeful for a “yes” vote today on a $21.6 million 2014 construction budget for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. Don’t be surprised, though, at a “no” outcome. Scott Hain, manager of Worthington Public Utilities, plans to vote in support...
opinion / editorials
October 23, 2013 - 1:46pm
August 19, 2013
Worthington utility discloses financials
WORTHINGTON -- During Monday's Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting, the group was presented an update on the financials through the first seven months. The electric department had a net income of $230,956 through the first seven months of the year. That...
August 19, 2013 - 10:47pm
July 22, 2012
WPU recognized with safety award
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) is one of three Missouri River members to recently earn American Public Power Association (APPA) awards for outstanding safety practices over the past three-year period. Worthington received a first-place award in the category for...
news / business
July 22, 2012 - 7:26pm
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
May 14, 2010
New WPU system should lessen costs
WORTHINGTON -- Residents may notice lower utility bills during the coming years, but what they should not notice is any drastic temperature change when Worthington Public Utilities begins regulating their air conditioning units. The utility is implementing a load management system...
May 14, 2010 - 9:55pm
April 15, 2010
Editorial: Flowers will bloom once again
In March, the Worthington City Council -- as a result of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's plan to substantially reduce local government aid -- resolved to not have flowers lining downtown Worthington streets this year. A savings of $6,500 (not a large amount, but a savings nevertheless) would...
opinion / editorials
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 31, 2009
Former WPU manager dies
WORTHINGTON -- Don Habicht, who served as general manager of Worthington Public Utilities for 25 years, died early Friday morning after an illness. Habicht, 68, retired in July 2006 from the WPU post. A Worthington native, he grew up in the family business, Habicht's Department Store...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2008
Higher power rates may be on horizon
WORTHINGTON -- By 2011, Worthington residents could see higher electricity bills. Scott Hain, Worthington Public Utilities general manager, announced at a WPU Water and Light Commission meeting Monday that Missouri River Energy Services, the company that supplies electricity to the...
September 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 6, 2008
Editorial: Water system cut would dry up growth
Scott Hain, the general manager of Worthington Public Utilities, was incredulous when he learned President Bush's new budget allocates no new dollars for the Lewis and Clark regional water project. Last year, the project received almost $27 million in funding, a figure below the...
opinion / politics
February 6, 2008 - 12:00am