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Wireless on the prairie
Used ag equipment values bounce back
Rural legislators prioritize care for the elderly, disabled
A 30-year-old Grove City tradition
Early start to flu season results in third death in Minnesota
NBA Roundup: Heat get best of LeBron
Area Holiday Tournament Schedules
College Football: Gophers carry higher standards into Citrus Bowl
NFL: Vikes' Tranquil Teddy not always able to temper his temper
Girls Basketball: Cards' Magnuson cool under fire
New London, Minn., Little Theatre gets a facelift
History-oriented films top SAG nominations
Christmas classic opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minnesota
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Editorial: A little bit of help goes a long way
December 23, 2014
Lower prices will please propane users
Minnesotans who heat their homes with propane may find the next few months a lot easier on their budgets than last winter, when a tight supply and high demand sent prices surging. Since January, when propane sold for a stratospheric $4.61 a gallon in Minnesota, the price has dropped...
December 23, 2014 - 10:59pm
December 22, 2014
Willmar Utilities Commission to consider rate-hike recommendations
WILLMAR — Members of the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will meet in January to further discuss a consultant’s recent recommendations for 2015 electricity and water rate increases and possible increases in 2017 and 2018. Utilities officials said the increases are needed...
December 22, 2014 - 10:54pm
December 10, 2014
Energy leaders hope polar vortex stays north
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is one polar vortex away from a winter energy crisis. With a warm-up predicted for coming days, bitter cold may be a memory, but experts say propane and wood for heating and coal for generating electricity could be in short supply if this winter begins to look...
December 10, 2014 - 11:06pm
December 3, 2014
Enbridge paves the way for new pipeline project
CLEARBROOK — Representatives from Canadian oil company Enbridge Energy met with residents in Clearbrook on Wednesday, the first in a series of open houses in December ahead of another planned massive pipeline project across northern Minnesota. The project discussed at the open...
December 3, 2014 - 11:48pm
November 14, 2014
Man pitches solar project to NLS
NEW LONDON — A proposal to use the rooftop of the New London-Spicer elementary school to capture solar energy, which would be used to offset the district’s electric bill, was presented Thursday to the school board. Arvind Auluck-Wilson, from Energy Technology Innovations...
November 14, 2014 - 8:35pm
September 26, 2014
Go renewable the right way: Granite Falls homeowner to open doors to showcase renewable energy
GRANITE FALLS — Ginger Homme turned to renewable energy to power and heat her new home for all the right reasons. She wanted to do what’s...
news / region
September 26, 2014 - 11:23pm
July 13, 2014
Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
ST. PAUL — The Renewable Fuels Association says major oil companies strong-arm retailers that sell gasoline under their brand names to avoid using any more plant-based ethanol than legally necessary.
news / state
July 13, 2014 - 11:26pm
June 16, 2014
Great River Energy elects Spicer man to board
MAPLE GROVE — Dale Anderson of Kandiyohi Power Cooperative of Spicer was one of 24 people elected to the Great River Energy’s board of directors during the annual meeting June 4 at the company’s headquarters in Maple Grove. Also during the annual meeting, Great River Energy...
June 16, 2014 - 11:38pm
June 9, 2014
Willmar Utilities Commission OKs becoming a transmission owner
By David Little firstname.lastname@example.org WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission voted Monday to become an owner in the region’s electrical transmission grid. The commission’s action will lead to Willmar becoming an owner in Midcontinent Independent System Operator....
news / local
June 9, 2014 - 11:04pm