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Energy leaders hope polar vortex stays north

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota is one polar vortex away from a winter energy crisis.

With a warm-up predicted for coming days, bitter cold may be a memory, but experts say propane and wood for heating and coal for generating electricity could be in short …continue reading on

Analysis: The issues and interests behind North Dakota’s higher ed crisis

February 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota looks poised for a big fight over higher education. Governing the state’s colleges and universities has bedeviled the state since the beginning, and there have been several crises. The current situation seems heading in that direction. Continue Reading

Crisis center auction is next week

December 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Southwest Crisis Center is hosting an online auction fundraiser to generate funds to serve victims and survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, trafficking and child abuse in Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Rock and Pipestone counties. Continue Reading

Editorial: Willmar (Minn.) City Council must take action now on this utilities crisis

December 17, 2011 in West Central Tribune

The Willmar Municipal Utilities and its commission have become dysfunctional and are in danger of costing the city of Willmar multi-millions over the next decade if the right decisions are not made in a timely manner. Continue Reading

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