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New Grand Forks skatepark construction underway
Minnesota priest has 'polkaed all the way to heaven'
Pilot identified in crash of plane into Missouri River in ND
Northern Minnesota city councilor found guilty of groping assault in bar
Murderer kills guard in Minnesota prison, officials say
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Minnesota's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema embraces luxury
After the Trump-Putin news conference, here's why people are talking about the Dixie Chicks
Anthony Bourdain unloaded on Bill Clinton and Trump in interview
He quit a State Department job to play video games. Now he's a star in NBA's 2K League.
The 'Downton Abbey' movie is happening: Here's what we know so far
Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
When it comes to politics, people are mad online like never before
A Virgin Mary statue has been 'weeping' olive oil. Church leaders can't explain it.
Cheery cherries: Galettes put in-season fruit into delicious individual pies
Salmonella Sandiego outbreak in Minnesota linked to Hy-Vee's Spring Pasta Salad
Focus is on kids at Wolves star's third Pro Camp
Minnesota United making a run in conference race
Lamoureux twins, Marvin win ESPY with Team USA for Best Game
Commentary: Hard to rank Valley high with a lack of depth at quarterback
Player has hunch for Fowler but dreams of Tiger triumph at British Open
Peter H. Mortenson
Angela Sue (David) Ackerland
Kristin E. Roth
Raphael "Ray" Tandeski
Distressed bear could cost taxpayers thousands
Memorial for Grand Forks bear appears in University Park
Good news falcon followers, Brad the Grand Forks peregrine chick is flying
Black bear sightings seem to be increasing in ND, so are they breeding here?
Doug Leier: As goes habitat, so goes wildlife populations in North Dakota
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s political allies hire actors to play stereotypical 'cranky' and 'trusting' North Dakotans with accents
Letter: Be mindful of the news we take in
Letter: The former UND Honors Program was outstanding
Our view: Pleased to see results of tax hike
Commentary: Fargo day care supporters dispute state's version of events
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April 21, 2018
10 simple ways to help save Earth
FARGO — When it comes to doing what's best for our planet, many of us assume that one person's actions don't amount to much. What's the...
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
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
December 24, 2013
Basin Electric signs power purchase deal with S.D. wind farm
BISMARCK -- Basin Electric signed a power purchase agreement last week associated with a wind project to be developed in South Dakota, the Bismarck-based electric transmission and generation cooperative announced Monday. The project is co-owned by Fagen Inc. of Granite Falls, Minn.,...
December 24, 2013 - 5:27pm
August 12, 2013
Ten years after NE blackout, U.S. power grid smarter, sturdier
NEW YORK (Reuters) - 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. While the temperature...
August 12, 2013 - 9:35pm
June 19, 2013
Xcel choppers inspecting power lines
Xcel Energy is using helicopters to inspect electrical transmissions lines in Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota over the next two to three weeks, the company said Wednesday. Trouble spots that could cause outages will be identified for future repair. The inspections began...
June 19, 2013 - 9:30pm
Power outage in northwest Grand Forks fixed
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. Traffic lights on Gateway at I-29 were not working at all, or only blinking red...
February 19, 2013 - 4:30pm
January 30, 2013
Minn. Power to stop burning coal at 3 generators
DULUTH, Minn. -- Minnesota Power says it will stop burning coal at three of its older generators. The Duluth-based electric utility plans to convert both coal-fired generators at its Laskin Energy Center in Hoyt Lakes to burn natural gas in 2015. The project will cost $15 million. The...
January 30, 2013 - 7:30pm
January 26, 2013
More than 1,300 without power in West Fargo
WEST FARGO - A Cass County Electric Cooperative crew is working to restore an outage in West Fargo Saturday morning. According to a news release, the area affected is east of Ninth Street East and west of 45th Street South, north of 17th Avenue South. The cause of the outage is...
January 26, 2013 - 12:49pm
March 15, 2012
Parts of East Grand Forks lose power from substation over lunch hour
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...
March 15, 2012 - 4:04pm
November 6, 2011
Transformer blows south of GF
An electrical power line transformer blew about 9:30 p.m., Sunday just south of Grand Forks, apparently putting at least one county resident out of power for a time. According to a dispatcher for the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department, a crew from Nodak Electric was working...
November 6, 2011 - 9:52pm
May 9, 2011
Q and A: Brand-new shocks likely not source of 'clunk'
QUESTION: I accidentally backed my 2004 Buick LeSabre into a concrete curb on the passenger side. While driving home, I heard a loud "clunk-clunk-clunk" at every bump in the road. My local shop inspected the undercarriage, said the shocks were leaking and replaced them. The "clunk-clunk-clunk"...
May 9, 2011 - 4:56am
April 20, 2011
Minnesota-Crookston on track to cut its electricity use by 17 percent
The University of Minnesota-Crookston is on track to cut its electricity consumption by 17 percent after campus members teamed up with the Otter Tail Power Company to reduce the university's environmental impact. The results of the Campus Energy Challenge were announced Tuesday,...
April 20, 2011 - 4:39pm
October 3, 2010
GF council to consider floating bonds
The Grand Forks City Council will consider floating two bonds worth a total $9 million at its meeting at 5:30 tonight at City Hall. One of the bonds is worth $4.2 million, paying for dike improvements. It'll be repaid by special assessments, a kind of property tax. The city has issued...
October 3, 2010 - 8:27pm
January 26, 2010
Crews able to begin repairing power lines in North Dakota
FARGO - About 5,000 rural North Dakota residents remained without power this morning, but a break in the weather has finally allowed crews to reach rural areas and begin repairing lines. Some residents haven't had power since Thursday and may not have service restored for up to 3...
January 26, 2010 - 12:06pm
October 19, 2009
Xcel settles with family in Fargo house explosion
FARGO Family members injured in a natural gas explosion that destroyed a south Fargo home last year have reached a settlement with Xcel Energy. Luul...
October 19, 2009 - 4:38am