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Post-oil boom, drug prices fall as gang trafficking increases
New Camp Ripley exhibit gives visitors a look at WWI
Exploration gaining steam: Rush of interest in Northland gold
Six children injured in ATV accident in Becker County
Local golfers compete at The Birchmont
Cubs defeat Sox for Little League title
DL Babe Ruth team wraps season at districts
Three-time champion Jack Rule to play in 2016 Pine to Palm
DCC 100 celebration Thursday at Pavilion
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Essentia Health hospitals work with local groups to identify health needs and improve community health
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
Apple Music buys ‘Carpool Karaoke’ TV series
Park Rapids Crazy Days July 28-29
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Cheers to young volunteers
Sound & fury drowns out the issues
ND should have left ‘Red Tomahawk’ image on its 4,000-plus highway signs
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
March 16, 2009
As interest in small wind grows, so does resistance
OLIVIA - Glen Rohlik is like a growing number of farmers these days.
March 16, 2009 - 12:09pm
Proposed wind farm in North Dakota gets boost in power
FARGO - The developer behind the proposed Rough Rider wind farm in North Dakota's Dickey County has increased the project's capacity from 150 megawatts to 175 megawatts. That anticipated boost, contemplated by NextEra Energy, might not sound like much.
March 16, 2009 - 12:05pm
February 27, 2009
Area timber waste being used for biomass
Rather than burning the waste from logged land, there's a new alternative coming to Becker County. The Becker County division of the Minnesota...
February 27, 2009 - 4:37pm
February 16, 2009
Church groups hoping congregants will conserve energy during Lent
FARGO - Cody Schuler decided he could get along without his clothes dryer during the Lenten period of self-denial that many Christians observe....
February 16, 2009 - 9:00am
February 8, 2009
Wind farms stir up worry in Glyndon
February 8, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
West Fargo mayor featured in New York Times report on wind energy
WEST FARGO - West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern is featured in a story in today's edition of The New York Times titled "Dark Days for Green Energy." In the story, Mattern talks about the city's plans for wind energy, despite the nation's credit crisis. DMI Industries of Fargo operates...
February 4, 2009 - 3:35pm
January 20, 2009
Speaker questions value of ethanol
FARGO - The U.S.
January 20, 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
November 17, 2008
Corn cobs could be the new 'green' fuel at Willmar plan
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities will test a new "recipe'' for producing energy: corn cobs and coal. The utility's power plant will conduct...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Task Force to talk energy
The Cormorant Community Energy Task Force sponsors an Energy Forum on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Cormorant Community Center in Cormorant. "We need to be informed about the future of energy," said Gerry Haukebo, task force member. "We're pleased to provide a forum...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
Minnesota couple putting bioenergy to the farm test
BENSON -- Mary Jo and Luverne Forbord took 30 acres of good cropland and decided it's time to find out: Are productive conservation and bioenergy for real, or are they just the buzz words of the day? So far the quest for that answer has been "frustrating," Luverne Forbord acknowledged...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Hummel Column: No energy shortage around here
I just read about a club in London, the Club 4 Climate, that has a dance floor designed to harness the energy of people dancing on it. The principle is called piezoelectricity. Piezo is Greek for pressure. The dance floor is spring lined with crystal blocks beneath it that, when...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Missouri River Energy dedicates wind energy project
Missouri River Energy Services -- which provides power to Detroit Lakes -- held dedication ceremonies May 29 for a wind energy project near Marshall. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who spoke at the event, congratulated the project developers and MRES on the successful completion of...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 30, 2008
MN Energy Resources makes donations
DETROIT LAKES - Minnesota Energy Resources serves 165 communities throughout the state of Minnesota, and last year over $120,000 in charitable contributions were given to 180 agencies, associations and worthwhile causes that needed financial assistance. The groups represented...
March 30, 2008 - 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