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January 31, 2019
Xcel says gas customers back online following statewide request to lower thermostats
MINNEAPOLIS - The heat began returning to Xcel Energy customers midday Thursday to a small band of central Minnesota customers who were without...
January 31, 2019 - 3:33pm
December 27, 2018
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
The U.S. oil industry is delivering a one-two punch to Middle East producers already reeling from a collapse in prices. A tussle is playing out...
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 21, 2018
With Minn. Gov’s backing, Commerce appeals Line 3
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Commerce is again expressing opposition to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 3 oil pipeline. On Friday,...
December 21, 2018 - 6:51pm
December 20, 2018
Feds propose renewing mining company’s leases near Boundary Waters
ELY, Minn. — The Bureau of Land Management proposed renewing hardrock mineral leases in the Rainy River Watershed near the Boundary Waters...
December 20, 2018 - 9:35pm
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issues copper-nickel mine permits
DULUTH — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued its environmental permits for PolyMet’s copper-nickel mine near Hoyt Lakes Thursday,...
December 20, 2018 - 5:53pm
December 19, 2018
Holiday travelers see lowest gas prices of the year across the region
MOORHEAD, Minn. — It's a merry Christmas for travelers as gas prices have dropped to their lowest levels of the year in the region. And it'll...
December 19, 2018 - 5:02pm
December 18, 2018
Wind, solar power increasing in region
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota is nationally known for its oil and gas production, which are both at all-time highs. The state is also abundant...
December 18, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 12, 2018
Safeguards ‘ineffective’ at preventing northwest Wis. refinery explosion
SUPERIOR, Wis. — A federal safety agency said safeguards at the Husky Refinery in Superior did not consider the possibility of a worn valve...
December 12, 2018 - 5:48pm
December 11, 2018
Tribal energy bill approved by House, awaits president's signature
WASHINGTON — Legislation introduced by Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., that aims to give Native American tribes greater flexibility to manage their...
December 11, 2018 - 3:32pm
December 10, 2018
100-megawatt wind farm proposed in Renville County, Minn.
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. -- One of the country’s largest wind power developers is proposing to build a 100-megawatt wind farm in Renville County,...
December 10, 2018 - 7:57pm
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Barring action in Washington, D.C., before the end of the year, Congressman-elect Pete Stauber plans to take up legislation...
December 10, 2018 - 6:32pm
December 6, 2018
Gas prices fall to lowest of the year in North Dakota, Minnesota, nation
FARGO — North Dakota and Minnesota gas prices have dropped sharply after sitting at their highest rates since 2014. The state’s gas prices...
December 6, 2018 - 8:05pm
December 3, 2018
Environmental groups appeal PolyMet mine permits
Several Minnesota environmental groups are appealing permits issued last month for a proposed copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota.
December 3, 2018 - 3:41pm
November 16, 2018
Minnesota’s largest solar farm project moving ahead in far southwestern corner
MAGNOLIA, Minn. — A Minneapolis-based renewable energy development company continues to work with landowners in Rock County in far southwest...
November 16, 2018 - 5:31pm
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
ABERDEEN, S.D. - The nation’s seventh-largest onshore oil or gas spill was discovered a year ago this month when the Keystone Pipeline leaked...
November 16, 2018 - 3:26pm