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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
October 13, 2010
CAPX line expansion on the fast track, YM board told
GRANITE FALLS -- A new and larger power line could be humming with wind-generated electricity through west central Minnesota in 2015. Permits are in place for the 240-mile-long CAPX 2020 electrical transmission line to run from Brookings, S.D., to the Hampton substation in Scott...
news / region
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
CAPX route plan attracts a little bit of resistance
GRANITE FALLS -- The first in a series of formal hearings to be held on plans for the southern route of the CAPX electric transmission project attracted some resistance from residents along its path. About two dozen people attended the hearings during the afternoon and evening Monday...
news / region
December 1, 2009 - 12:00am
November 17, 2009
Residents get up close look at tall project
GRANITE FALLS -- A handful of people came out to pore over maps and see how plans to invest $700 million and build a high-voltage line from Brookings,...
news / region
November 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
WCCO-TV to test digital signal Wednesday
Bemidji/Walker/Alex Viewers to Get Preview WCCO-TV will perform a "test run" of its digital transmission Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on its northern transmitter serving viewers of KCCO Channel 7 and KCCW Channel 12. The traditional analog transmission will not be available...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Big wires would flow from big wind farm
A mammoth wind farm proposed for northwestern North Dakota could anchor an electrical "transmission superhighway" if a concept from a major utility is found to be viable. American Electric Power announced that it is exploring the feasibility of an "extra-high voltage" transmission...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
September 20, 2008
Editorial: Need for system for power is important
Minnesota and four other states have partnered to seek a regional electric transmission system to help develop future wind power development. The Upper Midwest Transmission Development Initiative partners also include South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and North Dakota. This is a positive...
September 20, 2008 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Big Stone II case centers on projections
ST. PAUL -- The fate of an electric transmission line project in western Minnesota may rest on who regulators decide has better predictions. Utility companies seeking to build a power plant in South Dakota and boost electric transmission capacity in western Minnesota say a coal-fired...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am
January 22, 2007
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 to serve the power plant. Administrative law judges Steve Milhalchick and Barbara Neilson will recommend...
January 22, 2007 - 12:00am