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Minnesota gym coach charged with tattooing minors without consent
DL man rescued from car in Pelican River
Hastings attorney suspended for misconduct
Crew members hurt in Minnesota derailment remain hospitalized
LED holiday lights save energy, money
LP-A Girls Basketball Preview: Raiders to be senior laden
Hornets will use strong frontcourt to generate points
MSHSL decides on TCF Stadium as site for state Prep Bowl in 2015
Jackets shut out Wild
MMA fight card scheduled
In the Zone
Life after retirement: Retirees face financial, emotional challenges
Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Rylee Sue Fingalson
Niilo Adam Tervola Hultberg
Friends & Neighbors
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
12 lakes open to spearing
Brad Laabs: New technology makes ice fishing more enjoyable
Blane Klemek: Spinning some yarns about wildlife myths
Shevlin 93-year-old takes doe with grandfather’s 146-year-old rifle
Unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Old bar turns into new, cozy ‘Event 34’
Gas prices in MN dip faster than nation
Creative Mix hires new personal stylist
Canola event being held for area farmers
Our Opinion: Quit putting off that flu vaccine
Lynn Hummel: Imagination and a pile of junk
Steve Green: Promises of Obamacare in MN failing taxpayers
LETTER: Caregivers keep having to do more and more with less
Our Opinion: We don’t miss the dysfunction
Danell Haspel: A Homemade Christmas
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
Saana Ensemble in NYM Friday
This Week in Entertainment
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BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
May 16, 2013
Is your TV or computer sucking up too much energy?
Televisions, DVD players, and computers are common household devices that can use a lot of electricity, even when turned off. Some older TVs, for instance, can use up to 40 percent of the full “on” power when turned off, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce. It...
May 16, 2013 - 2:32pm
August 23, 2012
Keep coal-based electricity in the mix
The lignite industry in North Dakota provides affordable and reliable electricity to about 2 million people in the Upper Midwest, many of them in northern and western Minnesota. The state’s four lignite mines are known for excellent reclamation of mined lands and North Dakota is...
opinion / letters
August 23, 2012 - 12:36am
June 9, 2011
Battling the heat and the bill
Rising summer temperatures set the stage for a battle between you and your energy bills. There is hope for victory in the form of tips that will...
June 9, 2011 - 8:41am
February 8, 2009
Wind farms stir up worry in Glyndon
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Big Stone approval has strings attached
An electric transmission project in western Minnesota can go forward -- with conditions aimed at protecting ratepayers and the environment --...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Regulators approve Big Stone II lines
ST. PAUL - Utility regulators backed a controversial plan today to build large electric transmission lines in western Minnesota, but required...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Big Stone II plant may be approved by regulators next week
ALEXANDRIA - After years of delays and debating, state regulators may clear the air next week on a pending western Minnesota electric transmission project related to the Big Stone II coal-fired power plant. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday plans to decide whether...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Big Stone II case centers on projections
ST. PAUL - The fate of an electric transmission line project in western Minnesota may rest on who regulators decide has better predictions. Utility companies seeking to build a power plant in South Dakota and boost electric transmission capacity in western Minnesota say a coal-fired...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am