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Data: April 22, 2019
DNR officer dies after being thrown from boat in Pine County
Man dies Saturday after falling between Green Line cars in Minneapolis
4 popular Minn. Democratic bills that may not become law this year
Windom bike recycling program returns
Blue Mound Figure Skaters take first place at Minneshowdown
Wolter/Hagen column: NFL draft full of dreams, opportunities, and potential pitfalls
Les Knutson: The Maris light still shines bright
College softball: New Lady Jays coach already looking ahead to next year
Scott Rall: Recycling options exist for old sporting stuff
Hunter Hanson PSC claims climb to $11.5 million
Gayle Siebenbruner joins Legacy Financial Partners
Simply Sweet Cheesecake is busy and booming in Lakefield
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
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Column: On farms and ranches, every day Is Earth Day
Column: Lowering insulin prices can be a matter of life and death for thousands of Minnesotans
Letter: A thank-you to the linemen crews
Column: Updates are planned and on the way for District 518
Letter: Time to ask for a Constitutional Convention
Janet V. Carrison
Douglas V. Lutterman
Local pool players take first in Mankato tourney
Disheveled Theologian: The last seven words of Christ -- reunion
Crosses on Ocheyedan Mound a symbol of the season
Refreshed condo satisfies Lowes
Kremer keeps building a successful business
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Robert (Bob) Shore
Emil & Betty Czepa
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
April 13, 2019
Left in the dark: Ice storm snaps poles, damages transmission lines across area
WORTHINGTON — Homes and businesses who have been on rolling blackouts since Thursday morning were expected to be back to full power restoration...
April 13, 2019 - 7:00am
January 4, 2019
Prairie Island Indian Community purchases land near Pine Island, Minn.
PINE ISLAND, Minn. -- The Prairie Island Indian Community has purchased a portion of vacant land near Pine Island as part of ongoing efforts...
January 4, 2019 - 2:36pm
October 12, 2018
Minnesota Cold Weather Rule begins Monday
ST. PAUL -- Starting Monday, a Minnesota law kicks in to provide warmth for residents who cannot pay their heating bills. Beginning Oct. 15 and running through April 15, Minnesota’s six coldest months, utility companies must provide residential customers with payment plans to avoid...
October 12, 2018 - 6:20pm
August 24, 2018
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress in Minnesota
RED WING, Minn. — Federal lawmakers voiced optimism Thursday, Aug. 23, about progress toward relocating the country's radioactive waste...
August 24, 2018 - 9:27am
August 13, 2018
Xcel ordered to refund consumers because of tax cut
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday ordered several of the state’s utility companies to return $200 million to consumers — including $130 million from Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy. That’s possible thanks to lower corporate tax rates following the...
August 13, 2018 - 2:31pm
January 2, 2018
Chippewa County in Minnesota is solar industry's latest frontier
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. - The latest frontier in the solar power industry's growth in Minnesota is found in Chippewa County, where workers are completing...
January 2, 2018 - 5:26am
June 12, 2017
Entire town still without power long after severe storms rip through central Minnesota
ATWATER, Minn. — The severe storms that blew through the east-central Minnesota region Sunday morning knocked out power for hundreds of...
June 12, 2017 - 6:06pm
April 19, 2017
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
February 28, 2017
Dayton signs bill allowing Xcel to switch coal plant to natural gas
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a measure allowing Xcel Energy to convert a coal-fired power plant to natural gas. In...
February 28, 2017 - 5:39pm
February 21, 2017
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
GRAND FORKS — A regional electricity provider will work with the Federal Aviation Administration to help form policies for inspecting...
February 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
October 2, 2015
Xcel Energy proposes strategy to cut carbon emissions 60 percent by 2030
MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy announced Friday a proposal to accelerate the company’s transition from coal-power to cleaner energy sources by retiring two units at its Sherburne County Generating Plant in Becker. The proposal would protect reliability, jobs and community investments...
October 2, 2015 - 9:12pm
March 5, 2015
Nuclear plant unit shut down; operators investigate fire alarm
RED WING — The Prairie Island nuclear power plant in southeast Minnesota filed a notification of an “unusual event” after a fire alarm sounded at 4:06 a.m. today. Operators had safely shut down one unit of the plant by 7:32 a.m. to investigate the alarm in the unit’s containment...
March 5, 2015 - 7:57pm
October 18, 2010
Nobles Wind Farm remains on schedule
WORTHINGTON -- More than half of the 134 wind turbines in the new Nobles Wind Farm are fully erected, and developer enXco says the project is...
October 18, 2010 - 9:04pm