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West Nile Virus confirmed in Sibley County horse
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A 'peace' of Africa
City Council holds special meeting
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Relatable catch on Pickerel Lake
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Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
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'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Time to head back to school with your friends at the library
HSO to celebrate 40 years
It's party time!
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Lorraine Elizabeth Windels
Jerrold "Jerry" Joseph McDonald
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Roger W. Gottenborg
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
Grondahl says goodbye
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'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
May 14, 2014
Minnesota Power set to reach renewable-energy mandate 11 years early
DULUTH -- Talk about meeting a deadline early. This year, Minnesota Power will reach the state mandated-requirement of producing 25 percent...
May 14, 2014 - 11:00am
April 24, 2014
MN bucks national trend with gas prices
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in...
April 24, 2014 - 6:00am
April 23, 2014
U.S. District Court judge rules MN clean energy law unconstitutional
A federal judge on Friday ruled that the State of Minnesota cannot block utilities from entering into agreements for additional power from either new or existing coals plants and selling the electricity in Minnesota. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Richard Nelson of St. Paul ruled...
April 23, 2014 - 10:00am
March 31, 2014
Issues that led to propane shortage remain unresolved
ST. PAUL -- When state lawmakers rushed to approve $20 million in emergency heating aid in February, there was lots of talk about coming back to address the deeper structural issues that contributed to the severe propane shortage and consequent price spike. With two committee deadlines...
March 31, 2014 - 9:45am
March 23, 2014
CERT to host alternative energy session in DL on Wednesday
After this past winter we’re all still trying to climb out of, who’s not thinking of how to save a little money on heating costs? Well, the Central Clean Energy Resource Team can help with education and options. On Wednesday, various speakers will be presenting ways to keep...
March 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
March 6, 2014
Minnesota lawmaker seeks more state railroad oil safety oversight
ST. PAUL – Western North Dakota’s oil boom puts Minnesota in a dangerous position, a key Minnesota lawmaker says, and the state should increase...
March 6, 2014 - 9:30am
February 24, 2014
Red Lake Falls renews interest in biomass plant
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. -- Backers of a proposed $300 million, 30-megawatt biomass energy plant that could provide 70 jobs and produce electricity...
February 24, 2014 - 9:27am
February 11, 2014
Pipeline company increases flow of propane to Midwest, Northeast
WASHINGTON – A pipeline company promises it will ship more propane to the Midwest and Northeast. The action comes after the Obama administration responded to dozens of lawmakers and governors who demanded action as propane prices soared and temperatures plummeted. Enterprise...
February 11, 2014 - 8:04am
February 6, 2014
Gas prices in MN fall faster than nation
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.19/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the...
February 6, 2014 - 6:00pm
February 5, 2014
Dayton expands eligibility for heat assistance
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton has expanded a financial aid program to help more low-income Minnesotans to afford to heat their homes. An estimated 120,000 more Minnesota households will qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program under Dayton’s executive order. Dayton’s...
February 5, 2014 - 8:19am
January 31, 2014
Keystone XL report shows no need to delay pipeline
North Dakota’s congressional delegation urged President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline after the State Department released its final environmental impact statement today. “The U.S. State Department’s final EIS released today is a step forward in that it...
January 31, 2014 - 3:36pm
Plenty of propane, just not here
ST. PAUL — Millions of Midwesterners face the threat of not being able to buy enough propane to heat their homes and businesses at a time when the country has more of the fuel than ever. The propane just is not where it needs to be, the Propane Education and Research Council...
January 31, 2014 - 8:49am
January 29, 2014
Propane crisis becomes hot topic
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Minnesotans living in a quarter-million rural homes depend on propane for heat, but soaring prices and shortages that...
January 29, 2014 - 8:25am
January 19, 2014
DL may be part of ‘pumped storage’ project
A group of city-owned utilities in western Minnesota — including Detroit Lakes, Lake Park and Moorhead — is looking at an unusual source of new power: A “pumped storage” hydroelectric project along the Missouri River in south central South Dakota. “It’s a huge project...
January 19, 2014 - 11:00am
January 11, 2014
Wind energy blows onto White Earth
The White Earth Reservation is taking steps that’ll allow Mother Nature to amp up energy resources for residents living there. A new wind...
January 11, 2014 - 5:00pm