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In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Don’t look past late season pheasants
Preliminary ‘13 deer harvest numbers released
Foltz Trucking coordinates local toy drive
Gervais moves stylist chair to Personal FX
Shoremaster names local dealer top pick
Solid U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook
Audubon neighbors find perfect business match
Our Opinion: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Letter: Thank you for support, kindness, generocity
Letter: GOP ‘Wrecking Crew’ should leave the Pope alone
Our Opinion: Too cold to enjoy Christmas?
'Anchorman 2' revives cult classic, but has Ron Burgundy sold out?
Longest Night Festival Saturday in NYM
Lonestar’s holiday show is Friday at Shooting Star
Rock & Roll Christmas Spectacular tonight at Historic Holmes Theatre
Travis Tritt, 2 other acts added to WE Fest lineup
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
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
December 4, 2008
Wadena native takes three horrifying accidents in stride
The first time Robert Tubandt III nearly lost his life was when the cable company lineman was high up on a power pole near Phoenix, Ariz. "The...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Otter Tail considered for wind farm OK in North Dakota
BISMARCK - The public has until Wednesday to ask the Public Service Commission to hold a public hearing on the Otter Tail Power portion of the Luverne Wind Farm. The PSC had an informal hearing on the case Thursday. Otter Tail will own and operate 49.5 megawatts of the 157-megawatt...
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November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Power up? Big Stone II may yet get long-delayed approval
The Big Stone II project may yet rise from the dead and provide power to this part of Minnesota. But not until 2014 at the earliest -- which means three years of having to buy expensive supplemental power on the open market. The original opening date of spring 2010 was designed...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Pickens sells wind belt plan today in Fargo
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Otter Tail rate request trimmed
ST. PAUL - Regulators gave Otter Tail Power Co.
July 11, 2008 - 12:00pm
July 9, 2008
Otter Tail requests rate increase
ST. PAUL - Minnesota regulators will decide whether to grant Otter Tail Power Co. its first electric utility rate increase in more than two decades. The Fergus Falls-based utility told regulators in a Tuesday hearing that it needs more revenue for the company to remain financially...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
A whole lot of 'quakin' going on
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Minnkota-Minnesota Power agreement means biggest N. Dakota?wind farm yet
Two power companies' pact this month to sell one existing North Dakota transmission line and build a new one includes a wind farm expansion at Center, N.D., larger than all the currently operating wind generation in the state. Or computed another way, Minnesota Power's wind farm...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 10, 2008
Lake Learning column: The tremendous power of lake ice
DETROIT LAKES -- Ice is a marvelous form of our most precious resource. We depend on it for winter fun, and our lakes depend on it for their natural seasonal cycles. Despite the joy we get from frozen lakes in the winter, the ice can also wreak havoc on lakeshore by pushing up the...
February 10, 2008 - 12:00am
January 29, 2008
Power out in and around Minnesota cities of Comstock, Sabin and Wolverton
A power outage this morning is affecting parts of southern Clay County, including city and rural residents in the Comstock, Sabin and Wolverton, Minn., county Emergency Manager Matt Siiro said. Xcel Energy indicated it could take three to four hours to restore electricity, Siiro...
January 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Power outages in White Earth, Glyndon
WHITE EARTH -- Residents in White Earth Village were left without power for several hours in subzero temperatures Tuesday morning after a main power line blew, according to the tribal public relations office. Heavy plastic sheeting covering one side of a new community center that...
January 29, 2008 - 12:00am