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Hermantown skier wins Minn. high school Alpine skiing championship
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December 8, 2017
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission tapped the brakes on the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline permitting process on Thursday, Dec. 8, saying the...
December 8, 2017 - 9:48am
November 29, 2017
Energy assistance now available in Beltrami, Cass Counties
BEMIDJI—Funds are now available to help low-income Beltrami and Cass County residents pay for their heating bills this winter. According to a release from Bi-County Community Actions Programs, Inc., the Minnesota's Energy Assistance Program helps homeowners and renters who earn...
November 29, 2017 - 7:30am
November 21, 2017
Comments on controversial oil pipeline due Wednesday; decision expected in spring
DULUTH — After thousands of noisy exhales and concerted keystrokes, Wednesday, Nov. 22, is the deadline to submit public comments on the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement. If everything stays on schedule, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will decide by the end of...
November 21, 2017 - 5:40pm
January 7, 2015
Hundreds pack Sandpiper hearing in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Roughly 500 people attended a hearing in Bemidji that may help decide the fate of the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to cross...
January 7, 2015 - 8:20pm
January 6, 2015
Sandpiper hearing is Wednesday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Enbridge Energy officials discussed this week's hearings on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to run through northern Minnesota -- including one in Bemidji Wednesday -- during an interview with the Pioneer on Tuesday. The hearings are part of an ongoing process...
January 6, 2015 - 9:09pm
October 3, 2014
Letter: Is anyone up for a compromise?
OK, so turn in your intelligent cell phone, tablet and pad, also turn in the keys to your SUV, your boat and the ATV, turn in your rolling ice house, the refrigerator, the dishwasher, the clothes washer and dryer, don't forget to turn in the chainsaw and the water heater. Oh, and...
October 3, 2014 - 10:53pm
November 19, 2013
Xcel Energy printing error releases personal info
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. says account information from thousands of customers in Minnesota and South Dakota was inadvertently shared on other customers' bills. The Minneapolis-based utility said Tuesday a printing error placed customers' names, addresses, account...
November 19, 2013 - 2:58pm
November 13, 2013
Cleaning up with clean energy
BEMIDJI -- Seventy-six percent of Americans believe the country should place a higher priority on solar energy, according to a February study...
November 13, 2013 - 8:55pm
November 5, 2013
Closed Minn. ethanol plant sold
FAIRMONT, Minn. (AP) — Green Plains Renewable Energy says it has bought the BioFuel Energy facility in Fairmont. The ethanol plant has been closed for nearly 14 months. Omaha, Neb.- based-Green Plains also purchased the BioFuel plant in Wood River, Neb. The company says...
November 5, 2013 - 2:43pm
August 19, 2013
Energy audit gets the green light
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday approved initiating an energy audit of city facilities. That audit will be performed by Honeywell,...
August 19, 2013 - 10:17pm
May 3, 2013
Solar plane leaves California on cross-country trip
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane left Northern California on Friday for the first leg of a planned cross-country trip...
May 3, 2013 - 2:00pm
April 9, 2013
Moniz backs natural gas 'revolution'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ernest Moniz, chosen by President Barack Obama to lead the Energy Department, says he will push to increase use of natural gas as a way to combat climate change even as the nation seeks to boost domestic energy production. Moniz, a physics professor at the Massachusetts...
April 9, 2013 - 12:44pm
March 5, 2013
US power grid costs rise, but service slips
NEW YORK (AP) — America's power grid is like an old car. It gets the job done, even if its performance is slipping. But the repair bills go up every year and experts say only a major overhaul will reverse its decline.
March 5, 2013 - 5:00pm
Xcel plans to tap more wind power
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy plans to capitalize on what could be a buyer's market for wind energy this year. The Minneapolis-based utility has told regulators in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas that it will look for up to 200 megawatts of wind power by April 1. The federal...
February 5, 2013 - 9:16am
December 13, 2012
Xcel Energy granted rate hike; $9 month on average
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy has been granted a rate hike that will have the average customer paying $9 more per month starting in January. The Public Utilities Commission approved the interim rate hike on Thursday, the Star Tribune reported (http://bit.ly/TXAs4V). The overall...
December 13, 2012 - 2:19pm