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After governor's visit, Grand Forks leaders turn to the road ahead
Iron Range reacts to distribution of white nationalist flyers, hate speech
Former St. Paul college student charged with setting fires on campus
ND's first blue alert exposes flaws in the state's public alert system
McConnell announces vote in last-ditch effort to avert government shutdown
crime and courts
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Beer and bacon take center stage at annual Happy Harry's festival
A men's rights activist edits 'The Last Jedi' to remove the women
Afraid of getting sick? Six things you can do at home
A costume designer repaired a baby butterfly's wing, then watched in delight as it flew away
It's National Popcorn Day and here are 2 ways you can celebrate
Why do dogs eat poop? New research suggests an ancient answer.
Marilyn Hagerty: Cheer squad Hawks
McFeely: Long before Carson Wentz, Pete Retzlaff went from ND farm kid to Philly legend
Remmers revels in his late-blossoming career
The evolution of Vikings fans' fatalism is no theory
Forbath not bothered by Vikings' wobbly kicking history
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
Shelby H. Loftsgard
N. Stanely Olson
Melissa L. (Smestad) Halvorson
Max Bert Johnson
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
A unique contraption for the ice angler
Outdoor report: Fishing steady on region's lakes
Doug Leier: A short look back at what made news in the outdoors in 2017
Outdoors Notebook: North Dakota Game and Fish to offer 502 nonresident archery tags
Commentary: North Dakota does not need primary enforcement for seat belt use
Our view: 'Fake' or just a mistake? KVLY helps us explain
Letter: Omdahl's idea of an abortion truce isn't good
Letter: U.S. leaders should model better behavior
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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