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MDU rate settlement approved, but final impact to customers unclear

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – About 99,000 North Dakota customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities who saw a temporary increase in their natural gas bills last month will continue to pay higher rates after state regulators Monday approved the company’s first general rat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

MDU rate settlement approved, but final impact to customers unclear

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – About 99,000 North Dakota customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities who saw a temporary increase in their natural gas bills last month will continue to pay higher rates after state regulators Monday approved the company’s first general rat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Mon-Dak customers being scammed

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

Montana-Dakota Utilities is warning its customers of a telephone scam that has surfaced in parts of its service territory, according to a release from the organization Thursday.
The utility company is instructing customers who receive calls from an …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

MDU to refund customers electric bill overcharges

June 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota regulators say Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. customers will be getting a break on their electric bills over the next two months to compensate for overcharges. Continue Reading

Utilities, cooperatives prompted to boost capacity

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Ample supplies of natural gas, and sharp increases in demand for electricity in North Dakota’s Oil Patch, have prompted utilities and cooperatives to boost capacity. Continue Reading

Otter Tail seeks rate boost for plant upgrade

April 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) Otter Tail Power Co. has asked South Dakota regulators for a rate increase to help pay for a $490 million environmental upgrade at the Big Stone Power plant on the South Dakota-Minnesota border. Continue Reading

Dickinson businesses evacuated when natural gas line damaged

April 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

At least three businesses north of Dickinson were evacuated after a natural gas line was damaged Tuesday morning, said Andy Paulson, Dickinson Rural Fire chief. Continue Reading

North Dakota utilities looking increasingly at natural gas as power source

January 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. is proposing construction of an 88-megawatt gas turbine near its Heskett power station north of Mandan. The Heskett plant uses coal to make electricity. North Dakota’s Public Service Commission is holding a hearing Tuesday on the project. Continue Reading

Pheasant the cause of Dickinson power outage

November 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota’s most popular game bird is to blame for a Tuesday morning incident that left about 7,700 Dickinson Montana-Dakota Utilities customers without power.
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Montana-Dakota Utilities says rate increase justified

November 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Public Service Commission’s advocacy staff says MDU actually should give North Dakota customers a $3 million rate decrease.
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