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Gasoline tumbles to near lowest since 2011

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK Benchmark New York gasoline futures tumbled on Wednesday to near their lowest since 2011, offering the prospect of $3 a gallon gasoline to U.S. motorists as refiners churn out a growing surplus of the fuel. Continue Reading

Drivers endure high gas prices despite US oil boom

March 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK The U.S. is increasing its oil production faster than ever, and American drivers are guzzling less gas. But you’d never know it from the price at the pump. Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn., issues sump pump rounting reminder

March 21, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar city officials are reminding homeowners who have a permit to discharge their sump pumps into the sanitary sewer during the months of November through March that they are required to route their sump pumps outside before April 1 of each year.
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Gas prices eased for Minnesotans compared to other states

March 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Less expensive crude oil from Canada and North Dakota is easing the pain at the pump for residents of Minnesota and other Midwestern states. Continue Reading

BP to start pumping cement into blown-out Gulf oil well

August 5, 2010 in West Central Tribune

NEW ORLEANS BP planned to start pumping cement into its blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, following up on a key development in the effort to kill the well when mud that was shoved in successfully held back the flow of crude. Continue Reading