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Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
'We must speak': MLK Day event shares vitality of King's legacy
Breast-feeding advocates: Chick-fil-A flap exposes inadequacies of ND law
Northeast Minn. historians plan events marking 1918 fires that killed hundreds
Dayton, Smith criticize 'savages,' Trump during MLK Day event
crime and courts
Lead singer of the Cranberries dies at age 46
Mark Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million salary to anti-sexual harassment group #TimesUp
Mystic Lake cancels Super Bowl pop-up nightclub: shows planned for space will move inside casino
Zac Brown Band coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis
Jamestown library plans Louis L'Amour display
Is that yogurt really healthy? Here's what to know.
Giant chocolate chip cookies and the lessons kids learn on the farm
Labor of love: Couple puts sweat equity into new kitchen addition
Jessie Veeder: How to define a good life
Roth finds scoring touch in UMD's sweep of Colorado College
Monday's local scoreboard
Vikings' Mike Zimmer was long gone when Case Keenum ended game on a knee
Minnesota erupts in OT to win at Penn State
Vikings stay up late to watch replays of Diggs' miraculous catch
Esther Mae Egeland Doble
Irene A. Elshaug
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota Game and Fish to offer 502 nonresident archery tags
A stringer of success: Longtime Devils Lake fishing tourney organizer will reel in 34th year
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: Siskins may be plain birds, but they're never dull
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Commentary: Environmentalists move the goal posts on North Dakota refinery
Letter: Westward expansion needs more research
Letter: Not everyone finds a partner in Zinke
Lloyd Omdahl : Will medical pot go up in smoke?
Letter: Still disappointed by course closure
Severe Weather Announcements (2)
January 3, 2018
America's power grid shows signs of strain amid deep freeze
America's power grid is starting to show signs of fatigue as the nation grapples with a record-breaking cold snap. In the Midwest, some natural...
January 3, 2018 - 3:45pm
November 24, 2017
What your Christmas lights will do to your electricity bill
Starting around Black Friday every year, the light intensity in American suburbs increases by 30 to 50 percent, and it doesn't return to normal...
November 24, 2017 - 2:53pm
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on
For the sprawling effort to restore Puerto Rico's crippled electrical grid, the territory's state-owned utility has turned to a two-year-old...
October 24, 2017 - 11:01am
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
February 21, 2017
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
A regional electricity provider will work with the Federal Aviation Administration to help form policies for inspecting electrical infrastructure...
February 21, 2017 - 2:47pm
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
GRAND FORKS — A regional electricity provider will work with the Federal Aviation Administration to help form policies for inspecting...
February 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
December 22, 2016
Downsized N.D. wind farm approved on split vote
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission issued a permit that has downsized what had been planned as the largest wind farm...
December 22, 2016 - 5:46pm
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL—Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importing electricity...
August 22, 2016 - 4:58pm
July 5, 2016
4 Minnesota schools get solar panels
Four Farmington, Minn., schools should have solar panels on their roofs by the end of September. The school board on Monday approved a contract...
July 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
February 4, 2016
Man convicted of stealing more than $10,000 in electricity over 4 years
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Spicer, Minn., man has been convicted of bypassing his electricity meter to steal more than $10,000 worth of electricity during the course of four years. Terry Dean Johnson, 67, pleaded guilty last month to a felony for the theft of services and was sentenced...
February 4, 2016 - 9:38pm
November 6, 2015
Environmental report on northwest Minnesota transmission line released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota has released an environmental report on a proposed electric transmission line expected to run through the northwest region of the state. The final environmental impact statement for the Great Northern Transmission Line, proposed by Duluth-based Minnesota...
November 6, 2015 - 7:45pm
October 24, 2015
North Dakota plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions will cause 'major changes'
As North Dakota begins drafting a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 45 percent in the state as recently mandated by the U.S. Environmental...
October 24, 2015 - 8:30pm
October 20, 2015
Minnesota, North Dakota in appeals court over coal-generated electricity
ST. PAUL -- North Dakota and Minnesota continue to duke out a dispute over coal-generated electricity in a Wednesday federal appeals court hearing. The 8th Circuit Court, meeting in St. Paul, hears Minnesota's appeal after a Minnesota-based federal judge declared unconstitutional...
October 20, 2015 - 7:15pm
October 14, 2015
U.S. justices question Obama administration electricity markets rule
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday expressed doubt about whether the Obama administration had the authority...
October 14, 2015 - 9:45pm
October 12, 2015
Williston getting its first 345 kilovolt line
WILLISTON, N.D. — There’s an electric super avenue coming to Williston, and it’s expected to pave the way to bring substantially more power and increased reliability for the western North Dakota oil region. Basin Electric is bringing a 345 kilovolt line to the...
October 12, 2015 - 11:15pm