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Public meetings to be held on new Minnkota Power transmission line project

The Rural Utilities Service is holding open house-format public scoping meetings this week on Minnkota Power Cooperative's Center to Grand Forks Transmission Line Project.

The Rural Utilities Service is holding open house-format public scoping meetings this week on Minnkota Power Cooperative's Center to Grand Forks Transmission Line Project.

The proposed project calls for a 260-mile, 345-kilovolt transmission line. Meetings around the region will provide information about the project, answer questions and collect comments about possible environmental concerns, used as part of an environmental assessment evaluating the proposal.

Upcoming meetings around North Dakota:

- Nov. 16: Grand Forks : 5 to 8 p.m. in Eagle Room 10 of the Alerus Center.

- Nov. 17: Cooperstown: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall, 611 9th St.

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- Nov. 17: Carrington: 5 to 8 p.m. in Tee Pee Room 60 of The Chieftain Conference Center, Fourth Avenue South and U.S. Highway 281.

- Nov. 18: McClusky: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McClusky Community Hall, 117 Ave. B N.

- Nov. 19: Center: 5 to 8 p.m. at Civic Center Building, 312 N. Lincoln Ave.

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