THE NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND black powder opener today
The 2013 black powder season opens up at 12noon today and runs through December 15. This years season allocated 1,166 for muzzleloader, down 116 from last year.
Restricted to antlered or antlerless w... Posted on 11/29/13 at 6:35 AM
THE NEW FORTY Stand for something...
I have been told before that I can be intimidating. The first few times I heard this comment I found it laughable. But I continued to hear it from time to time and I was forced to acknowledge that the... Posted on 9/30/13 at 8:24 PM
THE PERIPHERY Problems With Democracy
Once again, allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of o... Posted on 8/15/13 at 7:19 AM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS Add Home Curb Appeal with Pennies on the Dollar
When it comes to the exterior of your home, you never want to be that neighbor that has let their property go downhill. It does not have to cost you a fortune to improve your homes exterior. It real... Posted on 6/20/13 at 11:44 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years.
After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a gas ... Posted on 5/11/13 at 10:15 AM
It was just another hot August afternoon for New York electricity grid chief Rick Gonzales, as he sat in the control room helping to make sure the state's 8 million homes had enough power to keep the lights on and the air conditioning running.
Big energy companies have been trying for five years to tap the riches of the Marcellus Shale in southern New York, promising thousands of new jobs, economic salvation for a depressed region, and a cheap, abundant, clean-burning source of fuel close to power-hungry cities.
For President Barack Obama, the opening months of his second term have been a frustrating reminder of the limits of presidential power and the durability of the Washington political apparatus he disdains.
Iran and Syria condemned a U.S. plan to assist rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad on Saturday and signaled the Syrian leader intends to stay in power at least until 2014 presidential elections.
The always-busy McDonald’s restaurant on Gateway Drive and Interstate 29 had an unusual menu scotch-taped to its door this afternoon: “power out” with an apology, as customers drove up, then drove on.
After about three hours, all 2,183 customers who lost power had it restored by 3:45 p.m. today, Xcel Energy spokesman Mark Nisbet said.
Powerful thunderstorms rumbled through Minnesota on Sunday and Sunday night, pounding communities in the west and south of the state with strong wind and hail, damaging homes and cutting power in some areas.
North Dakota regulators have approved the state's largest electric power line project since the 1970s. Minnkota Power Cooperative wants to build a 250-mile line from Center, in west-central North Dakota, to Grand Forks.
A part of downtown and northern East Grand Forks lost power for more than an hour over lunch time Thursday. It happened at 11:35 a.m. “We had an explosion in one of our four substations, the Park sub, which is just south of Gateway Drive and behind the American Legion,” said Scott Gravseth, superintendent of the city’s water and light department.
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