Large parts of the state are in high fire risk status. That’s still two notches below “extreme” fire risk, but officials are warning people to be careful to avoid a repeat of 2012, shown above.
Updated: August 24, 2013, - 11:39 PM
Canadian company is evaluating a new route across northern Minnesota; project could create up to 3,000 jobs.
Updated: August 24, 2013, - 05:38 PM
Judge calls former Bixby CEO an “economic danger” to society.
Updated: August 23, 2013, - 09:17 PM
With its fourth purchase of a wind farm in a month, Xcel has obtained facilities with the combined generation of...
Updated: August 14, 2013, - 05:43 AM
The Big Stone Power Plant in South Dakota, is undergoing one of the largest upgrades in the Midwest, but environmentalists...
Updated: August 13, 2013, - 08:38 PM
Public Utilities Commission slashed the utility’s request by more than half; customers will get refunds on their bills.
Updated: August 09, 2013, - 08:57 PM
A Minnesota cooperative will use steam from an adjacent coal-fired plant to produce 65 million gallons of ethanol a year...
Updated: August 09, 2013, - 08:03 PM
Utility regulators pledged to investigate massive cost overruns at Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear plant and approved a rate increase to $8, from $7.11, but rejected original request to $10.
Updated: August 08, 2013, - 11:32 PM
The plants will remain as separate companies but look to capitalize on “synergies.”
Updated: August 07, 2013, - 09:00 PM