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British-born UK parliament attacker ID'd, had been investigated over extremism concerns
State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit
Girl, 13, accused of leading SD police on high-speed chase in stolen SUV
Utah man killed in London attack, wife injured, relative says
Men had blood alcohol levels double legal limit in MN crash that killed friend, charges say
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 7, 2017
U.S. Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday, March 7, revoked a rule that aimed to give the public more input into federal land management decisions,...
March 7, 2017 - 4:14pm
March 6, 2017
Titans of oil world meet in Houston after two-year price war
HOUSTON -- The biggest names in the oil world come together this week for the largest industry gathering since the end of a two-year price war...
March 6, 2017 - 11:28am
March 1, 2017
Trump poised to lift federal coal ban, other green rules
U.S. President Donald Trump will target a handful of Obama-era green regulations, including a federal coal mining ban and an initiative forcing...
March 1, 2017 - 1:13pm
February 25, 2017
As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
CANNON BALL, N.D. - Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline who were pushed out of their protest camp this week have vowed to keep up efforts...
February 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
February 22, 2017
2 juveniles hurt, 10 people arrested as Dakota Access Pipeline camp closes
CANNON BALL, N.D. – Pipeline opponents sang prayer songs and exchanged tearful hugs as they vacated the main Dakota Access resistance camp...
February 22, 2017 - 9:01pm
February 15, 2017
Enbridge closes on $1.5 billion stake in Dakota Access Pipeline
DULUTH, Minn.—Enbridge has closed on its $1.5 billion purchase of a stake in the contentious Dakota Access pipeline. Enbridge Energy Partners...
February 15, 2017 - 8:41pm
February 10, 2017
Tribal summit in Duluth will target pipelines
DULUTH — About 70 representatives of Native American tribes in Canada, the Great Lakes region and North Dakota plan to gather in Duluth...
February 10, 2017 - 6:33pm
February 5, 2017
U.S. refiners face weakening demand at pump for first time in 5 years
NEW YORK—U.S. refiners are facing the prospects of weakening gasoline demand for the first time in five years, stoking fears that earnings...
February 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 3, 2017
Republicans ax disclosure, emissions rules on energy
WASHINGTON—U.S. Republicans on Friday repealed a securities disclosure rule aimed at curbing corruption at energy and mining companies...
February 3, 2017 - 5:22pm
January 31, 2017
U.S. House Republicans finalize list of rules, including one aimed at oil and gas, to kill in vote Wednesday
WASHINGTON — Republicans pressed ahead in their deregulatory push on Tuesday, Jan. 31, with the U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee...
January 31, 2017 - 5:26pm
January 20, 2017
Trump could take quick action on energy, environment and climate
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, a big supporter of the U.S. oil, gas and coal industries, has promised to get to work quickly after being sworn...
January 20, 2017 - 10:18pm
December 15, 2016
California adopts first U.S. energy-saving rules for computers
LOS ANGELES—California regulators on Wednesday, Dec. 14, adopted the nation's first mandatory energy efficiency rules for computers and...
December 15, 2016 - 7:59am
December 14, 2016
Nearly a quarter of Willmar's power is renewable
WILLMAR — While the Willmar Municipal Utilities wind turbines are the most visible example of renewable energy in town, in fact nearly...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
December 8, 2016
Solar garden planned north of Brainerd
BRAINERD — Thanks to green-minded cooperative members, Crow Wing Power plans to build a community solar garden along Minnesota Highway...
December 8, 2016 - 6:18pm
Spicer has seen the light
SPICER — The light is shining a little sharper, and a little cheaper, in Spicer after the city replaced old fluorescent light fixtures...
December 8, 2016 - 6:11am