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willmar municipal utilities
June 20, 2017
Willmar's district heat ends in 2020
WILLMAR — Customers of the Willmar Municipal Utilities district heat program officially have three years to find a new heat source, as...
June 20, 2017 - 6:48am
June 12, 2017
Power back on for many after storm, Atwater still without power
ATWATER — The severe storms that blew through the region Sunday morning knocked out power for hundreds of residents and businesses. While...
June 12, 2017 - 5:14pm
June 9, 2017
Willmar City Council schedules district heat decommission hearing
WILLMAR — A public hearing will be conducted June 19, during the Willmar City Council meeting, to gather public comment regarding the decommissioning...
June 9, 2017 - 5:47am
May 19, 2017
Municipal Utilities will save more without district heat
WILLMAR — While Willmar Municipal Utilities will see a reduction in revenue if district heat is discontinued, Utilities General Manager...
May 19, 2017 - 8:11am
April 12, 2017
Willmar City Council weighs future of district heat
WILLMAR — The number of customers whose homes and businesses are heated by the city's district heat program has been steadily dropping...
April 12, 2017 - 10:45pm
County gears up to convert library, courthouse heating systems
WILLMAR — As Willmar Municipal Utilities prepares to pull the plug on its century-old district heating program, Kandiyohi County is moving...
April 12, 2017 - 10:44pm
March 10, 2017
Crews begin teardown of cooling tower at Willmar Municipal Utilities
WILLMAR — After 70 years of helping Willmar produce electricity, Cooling Tower 2 at the Willmar Power Plant is coming down. Crews started...
March 10, 2017 - 6:30am
February 14, 2017
Scheduled to the hour: Willmar works to meet its electrical demand
WILLMAR — The amount of power the city of Willmar needs to keep the lights on is constantly fluctuating, depending on the time of day and...
February 14, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 28, 2017
Willmar Utilities moves to end district heating
WILLMAR — After years of research and discussion, the Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission approved a motion Monday to begin the process...
January 28, 2017 - 7:00am
January 16, 2017
Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission elects new officers for 2017
WILLMAR — The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission elected new officers for the new year. Carol Laumer was chosen as the commission president,...
January 16, 2017 - 6:13am
December 14, 2016
Nearly a quarter of Willmar's power is renewable
WILLMAR — While the Willmar Municipal Utilities wind turbines are the most visible example of renewable energy in town, in fact nearly...
December 14, 2016 - 7:00am
November 29, 2016
Officials review security of Willmar power plant after intruder incident
WILLMAR — A recent intruder at the Willmar Power Plant has utilities staff and commissioners looking closely at plant security. Jon Folkedahl,...
November 29, 2016 - 9:35pm
September 26, 2016
Harren chosen as permanent GM for Willmar utility
WILLMAR — As the single finalist, the Willmar Municipal Utilities' interim general manager John Harren was chosen Monday to become the...
September 26, 2016 - 9:01pm
August 18, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities opts for iPad tablets
WILLMAR—The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has approved the purchase of iPads for the commissioners and select staff. Both an Apple...
August 18, 2016 - 12:56am
July 28, 2016
Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
WILLMAR—Like a squirrel and its winter stores, Willmar Municipal Utilities is starting to build a stockpile of coal, so it is ready when the winter winds blow. However, transportation lags are causing some concerns.
July 28, 2016 - 12:00am