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National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment

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October 5, 2009
Xcel Energy is looking at the possibility of removing its Minnesota Falls dam on the Minnesota River. The dam was built in 1905 to house one of the state's earliest hydroelectric facilities. It also provided a reservoir of cooling water for a coal-fired power plant built in the 1930s. Tribune photo
Xcel Energy taps Minnesota River dam for removal
October 5, 2009 - 12:00am
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