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Ryan Gilbertson's attorney said he will fight the charges stemming from an alleged stock scheme.
Legislators propose $75 to $85 a year to offset missing gas tax money from drivers.
The site in eastern South Dakota will produce as much energy as Xcel's giant wind farm in Colorado.
Gov. Dayton may veto bill regarding electricity co-ops.
The Australian firm will keep the trading unit's Minneapolis office.
State regulators OK a 6.5 percent residential rate hike.
The industry saw an improved January after a dismal December.
With production on the rise, there's anxiety over unknown policy shifts.
It is scheduled to replace two coal-fired plants in Becker that will be closing by 2026.
Residential customers would pay 10 percent more under the revised request, the company says, while 11 big industrial users would pay less.
The bills would up the goal for Minnesota to 50 percent by 2030.
Alois "Al" Kopp was a pharmacist's mate on the USS Houston in 1942 when it was torpedoed and sank in the South Pacific. Almost two-thirds…
A man forced his ex-girlfriend into his car at gunpoint Saturday in North St. Paul, and then fatally shot himself after she escaped, according to North St. Paul police.
Shooting deaths appear to be result of murder-suicide, police say.
Union employees vote Sunday to ratify a deal for Lunds Inc. to pull out of the union pension fund.
Barrels per day dipped below 1M to lowest level in 3 years.
A five-day trial baring a bitter divide in the Lund supermarket family ended Monday with a judge peeling off philosophical pearls, quoting from the Bible and American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr.
Kim Lund wants to cash out her stake in the family-owned grocery chain; her siblings all say it would hurt them and the company.
Kim Lund is suing the Lunds Inc. grocery chain and her brother, saying they have refused to cash out her share, which she says is worth $80.4 million.
Kim Lund, the oldest of two sisters and two brothers who own the Lunds & Byerlys chain, wants to cash out her one-quarter stake. But the $21 million-plus offer she got from Lunds — whose CEO is her brother Russell "Tres" Lund — fell well short of the $80.4 million she claims she's due.
Even adjusted for weather, electricity consumption fell in Xcel's eight-state territory.
Legislation would kill the state utility regulators' review of those policies.
Bills to kill subsidies for installations and alter another are moving through the Legislature.
The $800M project would be built in Becker, Minn.
The Bakken fields are still producing more than 1 million barrels a day.
Utility regulators had put the decision on hold, asking for more study.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission confirms Prairie Island is one of the plants.
Wholesale co-op to buy power from wind farm expected to open in 2019.
TerraCOH's vision is grand. The fledgling firm would use carbon dioxide emissions to power a geothermal energy system, which would in turn produce low-cost, clean electricity.
Fraser to pay $700K, admit no fault, change practices.
The contract expires at midnight Dec. 31 at Western Refining facility
Minnesota had just 43 megawatts of capacity at the end of the third quarter, but more is coming soon.
Nuclear reactor vessels at Prairie Island were built with steel made in France.
Company plans to sell assets to Houston firm for about $8.55M.
The 5.6 percent hike will add an average $4 to monthly bills for customers of the Duluth-based utility.
Prices are also near a high for the year.
For North Dakota's overall oil industry, the pipeline's delay isn't a big short-term issue since petroleum production is in the dumps. That's not likely to change much in 2017.
But the company denies that it underpaid some black workers.
Hedge fund CEO wants company to refranchise most of its restaurants.
Pipeline company called the Corps' move "purely political" and expressed confidence that project will go forward under Trump.
The increasingly tense standoff over the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota boils down to a clash between economic and cultural interests.
How the sale will affect SuperAmerica brand remains to be seen.
The EPA is requiring a 6.4 percent increase of biofuels in 2017.
He loved music and taught history and political science for more than 30 years, but Peter Meintsma will best be remembered in Crystal as the…
The $250 million project would more than double the firm's wind-energy generation.
For second month, per day production is under 1 million barrels.
After a five-week trial, a St. Paul man has been found guilty of fraud and conspiracy in connection with multimillion-dollar trade deals backed by a…
The increase would be on top of another proposed hike to cover an industrial rate cut.
Ryan Gilbertson to contest claims; Michael Reger reaches a settlement.
Controversial, delayed pipeline would move oil from Canada across northern Minnesota.
Officials also point to long-term positive impact of wind farms.
It's part of a larger program to increase its wind generation capacity by 60 percent in the Upper Midwest.
It has added more capacity than any other retailer.
Two larger generators on the same site in Cohasset will remain open.
Save-A-Lot's sale raises questions about Cub's future, analysts say.
The move, by 2026, will eventually eliminate the state's largest emitter of greenhouse gases.
The protest by Direct Climate Action was in four states.
Restaurant chain appoints new directors without consulting Marcato Capital.
Akradi bought 3.4 million shares, or a 5.3 percent stake, for $16 million, according to an SEC filing.
U.S. district judge says federal laws do not pre-empt state law in this case.
Lawsuit surrounds loan at the center of federal investigation.
Company says the resignation was not the result of a disagreement.
Growth in renewable energy, especially wind, driving multistate project, Xcel says.
Systems like OATI's can serve as alternatives or backups to the general electrical grid
The company will add eight to 10 new wind farms in the Upper Midwest.
However, it's still uncertain how many gardens will be online by the end of 2016.
The PUC votes in favor of amending a 2012 deal.
Production outlook for rest of 2016 looks poor after a flat July, as world continues to have a supply glut.
Decision put off on plan to fund Minnesota Power's reduction.
The "Made in Minnesota" program is included in India's complaint.
Kirsten Ann Tjosaas plead guilty to wire fraud and money laundering while serving as corporate controller and CFO at Fagen Inc.
Tesla drivers Tuesday marked the opening of the electric car company’s first supercharging station in the Twin Cities. Tesla’s superchargers provide enough juice in 30…
Calgary-based firm is withdrawing its application for the pipeline from the state. The move comes weeks after it announced buying a stake in a different pipeline that doesn't cross Minnesota.
C.H. Robinson purchased a major Australian freight forwarder for $225 million, the logistics company’s third-largest acquisition in five years. Eden Prairie-based C.H. Robinson announced Wednesday…
The phone carrier says it should be deregulated, but state agencies aren't so sure.
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