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Going down: Gas prices expected to keep falling, but how far?

Gas is as cheap as it’s been in more than half a year. Drivers in Minnesota – and across the nation – have seen the cost of a gallon of gas go down, down, down since hitting a 12-month high...

September 26, 2014

Gov. Dayton urges increased rail safety; oil producers object to new rules

As North Dakota’s oil production booms, Minnesota lawmakers continue to call for more rail safety, including reducing the volatility of the millions of gallons of crude oil that’s...

September 24, 2014

Project works to reintroduce loons to southern Minnesota lakes

A recent report says the impacts of climate change could make Minnesota’s loon population nonexistent, but a new project is working to make sure the land of 10,000 lakes is filled with the...

September 24, 2014

Mayor Coleman to participate in climate change conference in St. Paul

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will be delivering the keynote speech in at the St. Paul Hotel Monday during a conference on climate change and extreme weather. Coleman, who is also the president of...

September 22, 2014

Solar array planned for Camp Ripley will be among Minnesota's largest

The Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power are joining together to build what could be the largest contiguous solar array in the state. The organizations announced Wednesday a plan to build a...

August 27, 2014

Donaldson Company, Inc.

Donaldson To Acquire Middle Eastern Manufacturer

The deal, expected to close in September, would allow Bloomington-based Donaldson to expand its air filter product line and open a regional office in Abu Dhabi.

August 14, 2014

As oil train traffic rises, Minnesota officials urge catastrophe preparedness

State officials are working on a strategy to help Minnesota better prepare for a potential oil train disaster, as more trains loaded with Bakken crude crisscross the state on their way through the...

August 12, 2014

Energy policy at center of Senate candidates' Farmfest debate

Much anticipated first face off between Franken and McFadden about to begin at FarmFest. pic.twitter.com/9Vbay9awTU — Douglas Belden (@dbeldenpipress) August 6, 2014 The energy needs of Minnesota...

August 06, 2014

Erosion from floods leads to shipping delays, exposed pipelines

Dozens of barges and their tugboats can’t get south of Winona, Minnesota, and officials are blaming last month’s record-setting rainfall. Unprecedented levels of sand have halted...

July 29, 2014

U of M's solar car finishes second in cross-country race

Great day for a solar car race finish at #UMN! @UMNSVP finished second! @UMNews @PrezKaler @ASC_SolarRacing pic.twitter.com/ibKZOJBFh4 — College of Sci & Eng (@UMNCSE) July 28, 2014 An...

July 29, 2014

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