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Senate adjourns without deal to end government shutdown; vote postponed until noon Monday
A fifth-grader thought she brought gummy candies to school, but they were laced with THC
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
Upgren receives professional engineer's license
First Lutheran Church donates to Wolfe Center
Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Wentz going to Super Bowl while Thielen can only watch
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
Mabel A. (Oien) Hilliard
Patricia "Patt" Marilyn Rall
Randall Earl Fellman
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
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
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Learn the tricks to identify that bird
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Adjust your fishing habits to the conditions
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Delbert & Linda Olson
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mom cherished kind words from Pioneer readers
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Amazing Vikings facts to wow your friends
Hockey Day is coming to Bemidji; 13th annual event set for winter 2019
October 26, 2017
Crosslake, Minn. public hearings regarding Enbridge project attract hundreds
CROSSLAKE—It's not every day a giant papier-mache loon is seen on the grounds of the Crosslake Community Center, but Wednesday was anything...
October 26, 2017 - 1:48pm
June 8, 2017
Minnesota Power plans $700 million natural gas plant
SUPERIOR, Wis.—Minnesota Power is partnering with another utility to build a $700 million natural gas power plant in Superior as part of...
June 8, 2017 - 3:55pm
June 2, 2017
Attorney General adds to backlash over Minnesota Power's rate hike request
DULUTH, Minn. — For the second time in as many days, a state agency has weighed in loudly against Minnesota Power's proposal to raise...
June 2, 2017 - 4:28pm
May 14, 2017
Duluth-based Allete thrives as it renews focus on all things energy
A wide swath of Minnesotans interact with a homegrown, billion-dollar business every day — without leaving the house, without turning...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
April 13, 2017
Minnesota Power dedicates 60-acre solar farm at Camp Ripley
CAMP RIPLEY — There was more wind than sun at this National Guard base near Brainerd on Thursday morning, but the state's newest solar...
April 13, 2017 - 8:25pm
November 2, 2016
Minnesota Power asks for another rate increase: State regulators will decide request for additional 18 percent hike
DULUTH, Minn. -- It’s almost certain your Minnesota Power monthly electric bill will go up in 2017. How much will depend on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Duluth-based Minnesota Power on Wednesday filed a request for a general rate increase, asking the PUC to approve...
November 2, 2016 - 4:55pm
September 8, 2016
Severe weather tears off roofs, damages new solar array at Camp Ripley
CAMP RIPLEY -- A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota National...
September 8, 2016 - 7:59pm
July 25, 2016
Thousands remain without power in Duluth area
DULUTH -- Several thousand homes and businesses remain without power in the Northland as of Monday morning, four days after severe storms caused widespread damage to trees, power lines and buildings across the region. As of 7:45 a.m. Monday, Minnesota Power and Lake Country Power...
July 25, 2016 - 10:12am
February 27, 2016
Proposed Great Northern power line clears another hurdle
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday unanimously approved a route permit for Minnesota Power's proposed Great Northern Transmission Line across the northern part of the state.
February 27, 2016 - 2:16pm
April 23, 2015
Minnesota Power open houses scheduled for transmission line project
Minnesota Power is holding a series of open house meetings over a planned transmission line through northwest Minnesota. The company wants to build a 220-mile transmission line from the Canadian border in northwest Minnesota to near Grand Rapids, Minn. The open house...
April 23, 2015 - 10:27am
July 19, 2014
Landowners riled up by Minnesota power line
Trent Opstedahl Forum News Service ROSEAU — The first of eight public meetings regarding the routing of a proposed 220-mile power line has left Stuart Rice and other farmers and landowners in northern Minnesota irritated and asking more questions. Moving into the last leg of...
July 19, 2014 - 10:46pm
Minnesota Power seeks permits for new line
John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH — Minnesota Power officials Wednesday said they have formally applied for state and federal permits to build the proposed 220-mile Great Northern high voltage electric transmission line across northern Minnesota. The Duluth-based utility,...
April 19, 2014 - 12:38am
May 10, 2013
Flood damage to raise power bills in northeast Minnesota
THOMSON, Minn. -- Damage from last year’s historic flooding in the northeastern Minnesota will likely mean an increase in electric bills for Minnesota Power customers to cover $35 million to $44 million in repairs at its dam in Thomson.
May 10, 2013 - 2:16pm
December 19, 2012
Former utility official pleads guilty to theft
By Mark Stodghill, Forum Communications DULUTH — A former Minnesota Power official pleaded guilty Tuesday to the theft of corporate property and agreed to pay $150,000 restitution.
December 19, 2012 - 3:09am