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Minnesota Power cheers 15th ship with wind farm parts

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. — If it were always as blustery at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority as it was Monday morning, the Port would be a natural mecca for harnessing wind energy.
Because that isn’t the case, the Port Authority has found another way to he…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Solar panel project in the works in Farmington

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARMINGTON — A Farmington intersection may soon look different if a proposed project is approved next week by the City Council. 

Great River Energy, which provides energy for Dakota Electric Association, is proposing to build a 60-panel sol…continue reading on dglobe.com

Then and now: one year after the ice storm

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — One year ago, residents in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa woke up to a disaster.

The sound of tree branches falling like rain broke the nighttime silence as ice covered the region. Power was lost in cities and farms across …continue reading on dglobe.com

Then and now: one year after the ice storm

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — One year ago, residents in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa woke up to a disaster.

The sound of tree branches falling like rain broke the nighttime silence as ice covered the region. Power was lost in cities and farms across …continue reading on dglobe.com

Tribal members speak against power line plan near battle site

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Basin Electric says project needed for growing communities

WATFORD CITY – Members of North Dakota Native American tribes spoke in opposition Thursday to a proposed transmission line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battle site and ur…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal members speak against power line plan near battle site

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Basin Electric says project needed for growing communities

WATFORD CITY – Members of North Dakota Native American tribes spoke in opposition Thursday to a proposed transmission line that would run through the Killdeer Mountain Battle site and ur…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Serri resigns, Sukut named new CEO at Basin Electric

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Basin Electric Power Cooperative named Paul Sukut as its new chief executive officer on Tuesday, at the same time announcing that former CEO and general manager Andy Serri had resigned.

A news release from the company did not specify …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Serri resigns, Sukut named new CEO at Basin Electric

January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Basin Electric Power Cooperative named Paul Sukut as its new chief executive officer on Tuesday, at the same time announcing that former CEO and general manager Andy Serri had resigned.

A news release from the company did not specify …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No B section in Wednesday paper due to power outage

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

A power outage that struck The Daily Republic on Tuesday night prevent the B section from being included in Wednesday’s newspapers.

The outage struck The Daily Republic’s building in southern downtown Mitchell between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., after…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Another power outage hits Mitchell; Daily Republic’s printing affected

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

Mitchell is suffering its second power outage in as many days, and this one is believed to be more widespread.

NorthWestern Energy crews are trying to find and fix the cause of the outage. NorthWestern spokesman Tom Glanzer said at 11:15 p.m. that…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com