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A pipeline protest in N.D. is the biggest gathering of tribes in years

A pipeline protest in North Dakota has been growing by the busload and organizers now call it the largest gathering of Native Americans in modern times. It’s estimated that members of 60...

August 22, 2016

United Taconite starts work on new plant, marking 'milestone' in Iron Range's recovery

Gov Dayton broke ground on United Taconite's Mustang project, which will employ hundreds on the Iron Range #87in86 — Governor Mark Dayton (@GovMarkDayton...

August 12, 2016

A new business deal puts the plan for a northern MN oil pipeline in limbo

A business deal announced Wednesday throws a blanket of uncertainty on Enbridge Energy’s plan to build an oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Enbridge has long proposed building a line...

August 03, 2016


Matthew Stock Chosen As CEO Of Newly Bankrupt Essar Steel Minnesota

Stock replaces former CEO Madhu Vuppuluri, who has been repositioned within the capital management division of Essar Steel Minnesota’s parent company.

July 15, 2016

Tens of thousands still without power as storm clean-up begins

@ian_leonard tons of trees down at my grandma's between Monticello and Buffalo — Janae Myers (@myers_36) July 6, 2016 There are still 70,000 homes across...

July 06, 2016

Xcel Ranked Fourth For Renewable Energy Nationwide

The electric provider was only outranked by California-based utilities.

June 28, 2016

Minnesota's law limiting coal power goes too far, another court says

Supporters of a law Minnesota passed in 2007 say it encourages utility companies to switch to cleaner energy instead of burning coal. But for the second time a court has said a key part of that law...

June 15, 2016


Minneapolis Inks Electricity Deal With Solar Garden Operators

The city estimates it will save $28,000 this year on electricity through the agreement.

May 12, 2016


Minnesota On Track To Be A Top Solar State In 2016

The state is seeing one of largest solar expansions in the country.

April 22, 2016

MN Power's proposal to help mines by charging residents more is rejected

An attempt by a Duluth utility company to increase electricity rates for residential and business customers – which in turn would go to subsidize the area’s struggling mining and paper...

March 24, 2016

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