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Going green: Chamber offering 2015 trip to Ireland

October 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Mint, kelly, avocado, pine, moss, emerald, celadon, neon, olive, forest.

Those are just a few words that describe shades of green — all of which can be found during a visit to Ireland, according to tour director Winora Hallstrom,…continue reading on

Soaking up sunshine

February 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Jolene Nystrom might well have the best job in the Midwest this winter, or at the very least, the best job in southwest Minnesota.
As residents hunkered down in their homes or wrapped up in layers to brave yet another bone-chilling d…continue reading on

Green products company, using wheat straw, near production start in Devils Lake

August 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DEVILS LAKE Mack Traynor gathered a stack of 14-inch biodegradable take-and-bake pizza pans from a system of conveyors. Continue Reading

League recognizes ‘green’ cities, including Hoffman

June 20, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The League of Minnesota Cities recognized 56 member cities this week for participation in GreenStep Cities, a free and voluntary program designed to help Minnesota cities achieve their environmental sustainability goals through implementation of 28 best practices. Continue Reading

Green and White are searching for big gainers

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The sun was shining brightly on Memorial Stadium on Saturday, a welcome sight after five previous cold, windy spring football practice sessions for the University of North Dakota.
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Helped by the Run

March 11, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

In the days following the Runnin O’ the Green this year, event founder Larry Knoblich will visit close to 20 people who are battling cancer and give them a check for $500 to be used for expenses. Continue Reading

Turbine project up and running

February 26, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

BOULDER, Colo. The 30-megawatt juwi Wind project in Nobles County is now generating clean, renewable energy to serve about 10,000 homes. The energy is being sold to Xcel Energy Inc. under a 20-year power purchase agreement.
About $67 million was invested in the community to build the 15 REpower MM92 2-megawatt turbines. Continue Reading

Minnesota seeks to boost recycling with food scraps

November 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota’s recycling rate has stagnated over the past two decades, but green advocates think they have something to recharge it: food scraps. Continue Reading

Microsoft honored for green efforts

September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Microsoft announced Friday that its Fargo campus cafeteria is the first Three Star Certified Green Restaurant in the state.
Dining Services General Manager Jim Normandin is already shooting for that fourth star. Continue Reading

NFL upholds Seahawks’ disputed win over Packers

September 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL conceded Tuesday that a bad call cost the Green Bay Packers the game while upholding the Seattle Seahawks’ victory. Continue Reading

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