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State lauds C.A.R.E. safety program
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Chapman joins Nelson Chiropractic
Willmar Electric Service earns Safety Award
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CURE worried mercury levels in fish near Monte, Granite Falls are from Big Stone power plant
MONTEVIDEO -- A local environmental organization is charging that mercury levels in fish sampled in the Granite Falls and Montevideo area are higher than in fish tested elsewhere in the...
Sat, Jan 05, 2008 - 12:00am
Willmar raises its Big Stone II request to 30 megawatts
WILLMAR -- Despite concerns about putting too many eggs in one basket, the Willmar Municipal Utilities is increasing its request for power from the Big Stone II power plant from...
Wed, Jan 02, 2008 - 12:00am
Utilities Commission still has questions about Big Stone II
WILLMAR -- Willmar Utilities Commission members say they need more questions answered before they commit to buying power from the proposed Big Stone II power plant. Commissioners again tabled a...
Wed, Dec 26, 2007 - 12:00am
Willmar MUC must decide soon on amount of energy to purchase from Big Stone II plant
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission must decide by Jan. 1 how much energy it wants to buy from the proposed Big Stone II power plant in eastern South...
Tue, Dec 11, 2007 - 12:00am
MUC weighing up options on buying power from Big Stone II
WILLMAR -- Willmar Municipal Utilities could buy more power than originally thought from the proposed Big Stone II power plant. But utility officials won't make a decision on buying more...
Wed, Nov 14, 2007 - 12:00am
Rising costs, climate change concerns shaping energy plans
WILLMAR -- Rising construction costs and concerns over global warming are leading utilities to drop plans for new coal plants in the United States. The Associated Press reported that proposals...
Sat, Oct 20, 2007 - 12:00am
Transmission line proceedings delayed possibly for six months
ST. PAUL -- A plan to build electric transmission lines in western Minnesota is static as utilities behind the project scale back their design for the related Big Stone II...
Fri, Oct 12, 2007 - 12:00am
Energy consultant says Big Stone II costs will rise after two owners leave project
WILLMAR -- An energy consultant thinks the cost of the proposed Big Stone II power plant will increase, now that two of seven owners have withdrawn from the project. "The...
Sat, Sep 22, 2007 - 12:00am
Great River Energy withdrawing from Big Stone II
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Great River Energy of Elk River is withdrawing as an owner of the $1.6 billion Big Stone II power plant, a new coal-fired power plant...
Tue, Sep 18, 2007 - 12:00am
Big Stone agreement 'falls short,' says local opponent
MONTEVIDEO -- A newly announced agreement requiring the partners in the Big Stone II power project to greatly reduce mercury emissions and to offset carbon dioxide emissions has not allayed...
Sat, Sep 01, 2007 - 12:00am
Judges provide their support to Big Stone II power lines
WILLMAR -- Two administrative law judges are recommending the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission allow transmission lines be built to carry power to Minnesota from the Big Stone II power plant...
Fri, Aug 17, 2007 - 12:00am
Judge upholds permit for Big Stone II
Sat, Mar 03, 2007 - 12:00am
DNR instructed to ask South Dakota to convene Boundary Waters Commission
MONTEVIDEO -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty has instructed the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to look into requests that the Boundary Waters Commission be reconvened to consider water appropriation requests for...
Tue, Jan 23, 2007 - 12:00am
Supporters and opponents of Big Stone II power lines await judges' recommendation
WILLMAR -- Supporters and opponents of the proposed Big Stone II power plant in eastern South Dakota are waiting to hear if construction will be recommended for new transmission lines...
Mon, Jan 22, 2007 - 12:00am
Both sides plead cases as Big Stone II hearings progressing
Wed, Dec 06, 2006 - 12:00am