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Cougar that killed biker, injured another near Seattle was emaciated
ND secretary of state candidate drops out, raising questions about GOP's next steps
Former longtime Jamestown city councilman, mayor dies
Child, father die after kayak overturns in Hart Lake in northern Minn.
One home destroyed, another heavily damaged after fire in Ada, Minn.
crime and courts
'Celtic Woman' coming to the Fritz in June
'The Watson Intelligence' is whimsical, complex, funny, thought-provoking
Toby Keith to play Fargo's Scheels Arena in September
Casting Crowns to come to Alerus
Norwegian heritage takes center stage as Syttende Mai approaches
Eatbeat: To the Moon and back
Commentary: Am I the only one plagued by comedic bad luck? Maybe.
Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect
Small-town care just what the doctor ordered
Grafton pilot and WWII veteran reflects on a lifelong love of aviation
McGarry brothers helping Central golf to bright future
Warriors rout Rockets in Game 3
Jutanugarn birdies playoff holes, wins LPGA tourney
Sunday's local scoreboard
Best in the West
Alfred D. Knutson
Richard A. Zaruba
Allen T. Myrvik
Dennis A. Lyons
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Fishing runs hot and cold for Lake of the Woods crew
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Mike Jacobs: Cowbirds add spice to a spring evening
Brad Dokken: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies on the eve of Minnesota Fishing Opener
Lloyd Omdahl: Ethics of 1900s no longer good enough
Commentary: The NDGOP cannot stand behind a convicted peeping Tom
House candidates differ on ACA, corporate farming
Commentary: Voter ID issue deserves something better than Democratic rhetoric
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
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Roger & Sharon Gustafson
Larry & Ruby Roy
50th Wedding Anniversary
Aeson Laverneous Koprince
March 26, 2018
Logging industry in limbo: Possible biomass shutdowns loom $27 million loss for Minnesota loggers
DULUTH — The logging industry in Minnesota has seen a lot of changes over the past year that could negatively affect it in a big way....
March 26, 2018 - 6:00am
February 28, 2018
Letter: Bring true customer choice to Grand Forks
To the editor, Columnist Mike Jacobs' inadvertent dropping of "not" in a recent column ("State, Xcel have much to discuss," Feb. 13) has done...
February 28, 2018 - 6:52am
February 13, 2018
Mike Jacobs: State, Xcel have much to discuss
Appearances are important in politics, but not everything. Access is important, too. These two came into conflict at this year's Super Bowl....
February 13, 2018 - 7:46am
July 2, 2017
Sun power on tap: Minnesota solar project complete and producing renewable energy
PAYNESVILLE, Minn. — Crews were finishing up the final details and getting ready to demobilize equipment Wednesday afternoon at a 108-acre...
July 2, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 25, 2017
Schlossman: Target Center or Xcel for Frozen Faceoff?
It’s Day 2 of NCHC meetings in Naples, Fla., and one of the topics that will generate plenty of conversation is the future of the NCHC Frozen...
April 25, 2017 - 8:23am
June 28, 2016
Xcel presents $5.3 million plan to improve North Dakota power reliability
BISMARCK – After being criticized for a series of power outages last spring in Fargo, Xcel Energy has unveiled a $5.3 million plan for improving reliability to its North Dakota customers, but is still debating how to recover the cost from customers. Xcel presented the plan Wednesday...
June 28, 2016 - 9:00am
May 5, 2016
After five outages in two weeks, Xcel assures PSC of efforts to improve Grand Forks, Fargo reliability
BISMARCK – Xcel Energy assured North Dakota regulators Thursday that it’s taking steps to improve reliability for Fargo customers after...
May 5, 2016 - 3:37pm
7,000 Xcel customers in Fargo lose power
FARGO—A major power outage south of North Dakota State University is affecting about 7,000 customers of Xcel Energy. The outage in the Madison-Unicorn Park neighborhood started at 2:19 p.m. and was expected to be fixed by 5:19 p.m., Xcel Energy stated on its website. It state 6,985...
May 5, 2016 - 3:19pm
August 25, 2015
UPDATE: Power restored after multiple outages leave almost 2,700 customers in the dark
More than 40 power outages scattered throughout Grand Forks have affected almost 2,700 customers, according to Xcel Energy's website. Xcel Energy spokeswoman Judi Paukert said crews are investigating the problem, but they still aren't sure of the cause.
August 25, 2015 - 3:33pm
August 12, 2015
Hot summer weather could peak this week, NWS says
High summer temperatures will likely reach their peak this week, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks. August weather...
August 12, 2015 - 9:01pm
January 27, 2014
Xcel ends gas restrictions; OK to turn up heat
Xcel Energy has lifted its plea for residential customers to lower their thermostats as a pipeline supplying natural gas reached capacity today. “They can go back to a heat setting that’s more comfortable,” Mark Nisbet, Xcel’s principal manager in North Dakota, said at...
January 27, 2014 - 11:29am
January 7, 2014
Sticking point for N.D. regulators emerges in proposed Xcel rate hike
BISMARCK - A meeting between Xcel Energy officials and North Dakota utility regulators here on Tuesday shed light on a major point of contention...
January 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
February 19, 2013
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
November 17, 2011
Blackout hits downtown GF for a half minute; power quickly comes back
Downtown Grand Forks blacked out for 20 to 30 seconds at about 10:10 p.m. today as a power outage hit. Power came back on within the 20 to 30 second period. Computers, radios, TVs and lights blinked out suddenly during the outage. A dispatcher for the Grand Forks police department...
November 17, 2011 - 10:41pm
June 8, 2011
Wind farm with no buyer gets N.D. approval
Wind developer EnXco won approval Wednesday from North Dakota regulators to build its latest 150-turbine wind farm. But the company still doesn't have a customer for the project, after the intended buyer Xcel Energy dropped in April, citing issues with protecting two endangered birds. EnXco...
June 8, 2011 - 9:12pm