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GIRLS HOCKEY: Prowlers complete season sweep of DL
Pins galore in Laker wrestlers first dual
Lakers rout Rebels in season-opener
Thielen paved the way for fellow MSU-Mankato alumnus
LP-A claims Fosston Holiday title
Want to be a snowbird?: Here’s what you should know before ‘taking flight’
In search of cultural identity in a new country
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
Reacting the christian way
Friends & Neighbors
Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Meet author Jerry Mevissen Sunday in Wadena
Bus trip to see Takei's 'Allegiance' on Tuesday, Dec. 13: One-night-only screening of Broadway play about Japanese-Americans’ ordeal during World War II to be held at West Acres Cinema
The power of music: Christmas Sing-Along fundraiser set for Sunday at Holmes Theatre
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Robert Alfred (Bob) Anderson
Helen C. Erickson
Jeanette M. Giesinger
Diana Lynn Aker
Diana Lynn Aker
Letter: Americans are right to worry about insurance quality
Pipeline protesters in ND win Pyrrhic victory
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Brad Laabs Column: It's almost ice fishing time--here's where to find the fish
Zebra mussel larvae confirmed in Leech Lake
Outdoors Column: With decurved beak and sweet song, the rarely-seen little brown creeper is unique
December is a good month for pheasant hunting
Towering trees of Itasca Park are from a bygone age
Men's Chorus Christmas concert set Sunday in Pelican Rapids
An explosion of everything Christmas: Detroit Lakes woman creates holiday wonderland in her home
MN children's book author coming to DLCCC Thursday
Tuxes & Tails: Rescued dogs, tuxedo’d handlers to strut their stuff on the runway this coming Friday
'An Andy and Bing Christmas': Former NFL player to bring classic Christmas show to DL
Pine to Palm
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