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Rock County approves $4 million bond for roads, bridges

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Rock County Commissioners unanimously approved a $4 million bonding project following a public hearing in Luverne Tuesday and will dedicate the funds toward improving roads and bridges.
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Rock County approves $4 million bond for roads, bridges

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Rock County Commissioners unanimously approved a $4 million bonding project following a public hearing in Luverne Tuesday and will dedicate the funds toward improving roads and bridges.
“Every Rock County Commissioner will tell you the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Equipment upgrades help organization save energy and money

October 7, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

FULDA Interstate Power and Light Company, an Alliant Energy company, is helping an ethanol plant in southwestern Minnesota save energy with a new fan system. Heron Lake BioEnergy earned a substantial rebate check from Alliant Energy for work to convert its coal-fired boiler system to natural gas, and reduce electrical use at the same time. Continue Reading

New life breathed into Fulda pool

June 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

School district asking for help to repair building, replace worn equipment
FULDA The Aquasize group in Fulda hasn’t been able to meet since January, but most of the members are getting quite the workout these days by scrubbing, cleaning and painting. Some are even making their husbands help. Continue Reading

Grant helps city with ARMER equipment; new police squad to hit streets

June 12, 2012 in The Osakis Review

The city of Osakis is planning ahead for the upcoming emergency radio system transition to 800 megahertz.
Master technician Randy Hittle with CenterPoint Energy presented a $2,500 grant to Osakis Police Chief Chad Gulbranson at the June 4 Osakis City Council meeting. Hittle specializes in field services in the Osakis and Alexandria areas. Continue Reading

UND HOCKEY: NCAA to discuss allowing visors next season

June 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The NCAA will meet next week to discuss the possibility of allowing visors in men’s college hockey next season. An NCAA study showed that 83 percent of college hockey players preferred a three-quarter visor, which covers the nose and cheek bones. Coaches also are nearly unanimous in their support of the visors. Continue Reading

Devils Lake ag dealership builds new home

June 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

High Plains Equipment operates in an area hurt by years of flooding and in an industry in which independent agricultural equipment dealers are increasingly unusual. Continue Reading

Stark Co. Commission tables playground funding request

March 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Taylor Public School officials requested money from the Stark County Park Board for a new playground, but commissioners want to see how much cash the school can raise on its own before contributing. Continue Reading

City to get new snow-fighting equipment

March 1, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

The day before Tuesday’s big snowstorm hit, a timely topic popped up at the Alexandria City Council: A request for snowplow equipment.
“Do you think you could get it hooked up by Wednesday?” joked Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness to Bryan Bjorgaard, public works coordinator.
The equipment, which the council voted 5-0 to purchase for $87,478, should come in handy next winter. Continue Reading

N.D. exports increase 33 percent in 2011

February 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Oil, shovel-loaders, agricultural tractors and wheat led the way to a 33 percent jump in the value of North Dakota goods being sold to foreign countries in 2011, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. Continue Reading