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They were at the playground. Then everything changed: After a fleeing driver veered into a Minneapolis park, the Peltiers have known pain, anger and hope
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, considering 2020 White House bid, now says he supports assault weapons ban
Ag Commissioner warns of grain scam
Trump speechwriter fired amid scrutiny of appearance with white nationalists
Twitter CEO admits 'left-leaning' bias but says it doesn't influence company policy
crime and courts
Composer writes music to calm stressed-out shelter dogs
Ticket lottery offers chance to see ‘Hamilton’ for $10
‘Alone’ television show winner of $500,000 has North Dakota ties
The best films of the 2000s
Legendary musician, 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dead at 76
A rare genetic aversion to sweets could be key to fighting obesity
Public canneries help food lovers save the season. So why are they disappearing?
'Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery
When we have problems
A few small things
Snedeker holds on for second Wyndham title
Twins' Santana returns to DL with finger discomfort
Rosario lifts Twins to win over Tigers
Schatz sweeps WoO weekend with win at Red River Valley Speedway
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
Ruth E. Jones
Joseph O. Adsero
Beverly J. Gravelle
Mark D. Hoverson
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Devils Lake walleye bust rumor turns out to be overstated
Northstar Trail Alliance works to connect the dots in Beltrami Island State Forest in partnership with Minnesota DNR
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR sets deer hunting open house meetings, Ruffed grouse West Nile sampling etc.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: The week's news from the bird world
Turf fields: No hard data says they're unsafe
Cramer: Standing with ND farmers, ranchers
Zaleski: Do 'welfare queens' wear seed caps?
I Just Can't Trust Heidi Heitkamp on Trade
Cramer Will Defend Social Security
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Pastor Bill and Jill Reck
Michael & Michelle Schumacher
Anthony (Tony) and Sharon Kozojed
Rev. Terry and Jean Olson
James and Sharon Holter
August 15, 2018
After tax cut, rebate on electric bills for North Dakotans is undecided
FARGO — Minnesota utility customers will receive rebates as a result of federal legislation, but whether North Dakotans will get money back remains unclear. Utility companies across the country paid lower taxes after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 passed in December. Since...
August 15, 2018 - 7:29pm
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