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October 13, 2016
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. markets near Clearbrook, Minnesota, in this image released on October 16.   Courtesy Climate Direct Action/Handout via REUTERS
Daring U.S. pipeline sabotage spawned by lobster boat coal protest
October 13, 2016 - 4:10pm
July 27, 2016
A Willmar Municipal Utilities worker in this October 2015 photo operates a front-end loader on the utilities' coal pile to make room for receiving more. Willmar Municipal Utilities is trying to stockpile coal for this winter, but railroad deliveries are lagging. (Tribune file photo)
Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
July 27, 2016 - 11:50pm
October 2, 2014
Jon Folkedahl, (left) director of electric production for the Willmar Municipal Utilities power plant, listens as David Thacker, (second from left) sales manager at the Tiffen, Ohio, company that manufactures the Carhoe coal-car unloader, discusses operational details with  coal handlers Wednesday. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
New machine brings efficiency and safety to unloading coal in Willmar
October 2, 2014 - 12:12am
October 1, 2014
Minnesota State Sen. Lyle Koenen of Clara City, right, is among about 40 lawmakers at a Tuesday legislative hearing about railroad delays. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Search for a rail congestion cure
October 1, 2014 - 12:00am
June 9, 2014
Commentary: Not much to lose in move from coal power
June 9, 2014 - 1:00am
May 27, 2014
New coal shipment arrives
May 27, 2014 - 11:59pm
May 12, 2014
Crews work to clear the debris at the scene of the BNSF derailment. No one was hurt and the incident did not involve any hazardous material or pose a threat to public safety, according to the Cass County MN Sheriff’s Department, when fifty train cars carrying coal derailed at about 11:48 p.m. Sunday in Sylvan Township, west of Pillager, Minn. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
50 coal train cars derail on BNSF Railway line near Pillager
May 12, 2014 - 12:42pm
March 29, 2014
Railroad cars carrying coal are unloaded Friday at the Willmar Municipal Utilities power plant. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar Municipal Utilities incurring more charges this year for detaining BNSF cars
March 29, 2014 - 6:00am
September 20, 2013
The American Electric Power Company's cooling tower at their Mountaineer plant is shown in New Haven, West Virginia October 27, 2009.
Credit: Reuters/Ayesha Rascoe
EPA expected to tighten curbs on new power plant pollution
September 20, 2013 - 7:51am
September 11, 2013
Letter: We need better energy policies
September 11, 2013 - 12:00am
December 10, 2012
Minnesota Opinion: On derailed railroad expansion bringing relief
December 10, 2012 - 12:00am
March 15, 2012
Rescue underway of bulldozer driver at Midwest Energy Terminal in Superior, Wis.
March 15, 2012 - 10:58am
August 27, 2010
Dustup over group's charge that coal ash from Big Stone plant contaminating area
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
July 12, 2010
BNSF cleaning up after coal train derailment near Bismarck
July 12, 2010 - 10:11am
April 10, 2010
4 missing W.Va. miners found dead; final toll at 29
April 10, 2010 - 12:59am