Gene Rebeck

Power Of The Sun

Will solar energy production shine a light on the Iron Range?

November 26, 2013

How To Keep Minneapolis-St. Paul Prosperous

For Minneapolis and St. Paul to remain prosperous, we should learn from other cities, like Denver.

November 21, 2013

Xcel printing error causes release of personal info

Thousands of customers of Xcel Energy in Minnesota and South Dakota had some of their personal information inadvertently released, the company said on Tuesday. Approximately 16,000 customers had...

November 19, 2013


3M Invests In Maker Of Eco-Friendly Foam Alternative

3M, which was among a group that in 2011 invested in Ecovative Design, has increased its investment by an undisclosed sum.

November 18, 2013

Xcel Energy headquarters

5 MN Companies Among 100 Most “Military Friendly” In U.S.

Xcel Energy was the highest-ranked Minnesota company on this year’s list.

November 13, 2013

A bright idea: LED streetlights cutting costs for Minnesota cities

They last longer, reduce energy bills and look better. That’s how many cities in Minnesota are describing new LED streetlights. The latest city to make the switch is Duluth, where 120 high...

November 11, 2013

Slackening demand for frac sand has some mines biding time

Since the oil and gas industries turned up the demand for frac sand, the supply seems to have grown even faster. That means a silica sand mining boom in Minnesota is not taking shape —...

November 10, 2013

Delayed by shutdown; waiting continues on environmental review for PolyMet

There’s another hold up during the environmental review process of a proposed northern Minnesota copper mine near Hoyt Lakes. The Duluth News Tribune reports that last month’s federal...

November 06, 2013

Mosaic Closes Mine As Profits Plummet 70%

Mosaic, one of Minnesota’s 10 largest public companies, said its revenue fell almost 30 percent last quarter; its stock, meanwhile, has dropped nearly 20 percent in 2013.

November 05, 2013

Nebraska company buys idled Minnesota ethanol plant

An Omaha energy company announced an agreement to acquire the idled BioFuel Energy Buffalo Lake plant in Fairmont and indicated it has plans to reopen it by the end of the year. The Lincoln Journal...

November 05, 2013

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