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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
For and against: 200 attend public meeting on Line 3 oil pipeline project
U.S. Tax Court judge, husband from Minnesota sent to prison for claiming 9 vacations as ‘business expenses’
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
BASEBALL: Bemidji Jr. Legion team off to 7-4 start in new league
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
Priscilla Jane Miller
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
FISH TALES: Ally Rux on Upper Red Lake
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge's Line 3 plan is not the only option
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
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. With that major hurdle cleared, the project -- a 500-kilovolt, 220-mile line from...
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. According to annual and quarterly filings...
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. Susan Kay Thompson, 54, entered the plea before Judge John DeSanto in State District Court in Duluth....
December 19, 2012 - 3:09am