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August 31, 2017
Performance tests at Willmar Power Plant tonight
August 31, 2017 - 8:45pm
April 19, 2017
Wind turbines generating electricity
Minnesota wind power expands
April 19, 2017 - 5:52pm
April 7, 2017
A Minnesota House committee meets during the first half of the 2017 legislative session. Many decsions lawmakers make are not controversial. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Who says lawmakers can't agree?
April 7, 2017 - 3:05pm
April 5, 2017
The Robert W Scherer Power Plant, a coal-fired electricity plant operated by Georgia Power, a subsidiary of the Southern Company, in Juliette, Georgia, U.S. April 1, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
March 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 2, 2017
MN Republican legislators take aim at reshaping state's Public Utilities Commission
February 2, 2017 - 1:23pm
September 7, 2016
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

Crews work July 18 to replace broken power lines on the east side of Granite Falls after a severe storm July 16 took out power to the entire town. Disaster aid will be on its way to Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community for storm damage to public utilities.
Disaster aid coming to Chippewa, Yellow Medicine counties and Upper Sioux
September 7, 2016 - 7:55pm
July 28, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
July 28, 2016 - 12:00am
May 10, 2016
The present Municipal Power Plant was built in 1923, with the most recent addition in 1968. At minimum, it is staffed 24/7 by two workers: a system operator and a boiler operator. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Municipal Utilities celebrates a milestone anniversary
May 10, 2016 - 12:32am
April 19, 2016
New energy park to be constructed in Shakopee
April 19, 2016 - 8:13am
April 11, 2016
Spicer Mayor Denny Baker points to a segment of Lake Avenue that will be under construction this summer, which means the town’s Fourth of July parade and street dance will have to move this year. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Summer street work will relocate Spicer’s July 4 holiday activities
April 11, 2016 - 12:05am
January 19, 2016
Tim Hunstad
Tim Hunstad, finance director at Willmar Municipal Utilities, dies at work
January 19, 2016 - 4:10pm
December 21, 2015
Willmar Utilities hopes eastside water line is repaired by early afternoon
December 21, 2015 - 10:18am
October 3, 2015
Heartland accepting applications for heating assistance
October 3, 2015 - 12:16am
September 14, 2015
Willmar Utilities Commission OKs transfer payment of over $2M to city
September 14, 2015 - 8:16pm