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VIDEO: View images from downed power lines in rural areas

April 11, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Numerous power lines and poles were toppled over during the ice/snow storm. See video from the area north of Rushmore. Continue Reading

Xcel using helicopters for power line work

February 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota state officials are advising drivers who travel Interstate 90 east of Sioux Falls that they might see helicopters helping with power line repair work starting Thursday. Continue Reading

Some southeast N.D. residents concerned about proposed power line

January 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The 210-mile CapX2020 line will run from a substation near Casselton, N.D., south and east, passing near Hickson on its way to Minnesota. The North Dakota Public Service Commission already has found that the project with 33 miles of line in the state is justified but has yet to approve the line’s route. No deadline has been set for a decision.
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Proposed N.D. power line would carry wind energy to Minnesota

January 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A proposed power line in western North Dakota will help export some of the region’s wind energy to Minnesota. Allete Inc. wants to construct the line along the border between Oliver and Morton counties. It will stretch for about 11 miles and cost $10 million to build. Continue Reading

Power line projects in Minnesota, 11 other states getting Obama push

October 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The projects are intended to serve as pilot demonstrations of streamlined federal permitting and improved cooperation among federal, state and tribal governments. The projects are expected to create thousands of jobs, help avoid blackouts, restore power more quickly when outages occur and reduce the need for new power plants. Continue Reading

Minnkota wants narrow corridor for power line

March 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnkota Power Cooperative wants approval for a narrow corridor of land to place the 260-mile power line from west-central North Dakota to Grand Forks. Continue Reading

PUC won’t reconsider power line ruling

January 12, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Opponents of a high voltage power line were denied a rehearing into the matter last week and some say their fight to prevent the 115 kV line from being placed along a stretch of Hubbard County 18 is likely over. Continue Reading