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March 7, 2018
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the Calumet refinery in Superior, Wis., and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. (Courtesy Minnesota Power)
Large power users have own idea to meet future power needs in Minnesota
March 7, 2018 - 6:06pm
February 23, 2018
A Minnesota Power crew in Puerto Rico works to remove a pole that had tipped over. The line trucks could not access this site due to the narrow roads. Courtesy of Minnesota Powerplay button
Northland utility crews take expertise to Puerto Rico
February 23, 2018 - 6:18pm
February 20, 2018
Pam Schmidt, customer service solutions analyst for Minnesota Power, describes the several varieties of electric and hybrid electric cars on display at the DECC Tuesday afternoon. To her left is the Chevy Bolt, a fully electric car. Bob King / Forum News Service
Electric cars sales, efficiency continue to grow
February 20, 2018 - 7:27pm
February 15, 2018
Allete reports solid 2017, cost-cutting for 2018
February 15, 2018 - 6:20pm
November 14, 2017
UMD is showing support of solar energy development and sustainability in northern Minnesota with a 100 kilowatt block purchase at the new Minnesota Power community solar garden in Wrenshall. University of Minnesota
Solar-Powered Learning: UMD to purchase solar energy from Minnesota Power
November 14, 2017 - 4:30am
October 26, 2017
Nancy Norr talks to Tom Watson Wednesday outside the Crosslake Community Center at a public hearing about the Line 3 replacement project proposed by Enbridge Energy. Norr is director of regional development for Minnesota Power and chairwoman of Jobs for Minnesotans, a nonprofit coalition of labor and community leaders. Watson is president of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association, which is concerned about preserving the environment. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crosslake public hearings about Enbridge project attract 100s
October 26, 2017 - 6:00am
September 21, 2017
Dan Witucki with Sportsman's Tree Care and Landscaping works Wednesday on downed trees near Lakeshore Drive in Breezy Point. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Lights coming back on for lakes area residents
September 21, 2017 - 5:02pm
Ted Sullivan with Northern Tree and Landscape cuts a tree Wednesday in Breezy Point on Country Highway 4. Strong winds uprooted trees and caused damage in Breezy Point, Pequot Lakes, Jenkins and Lake Shore early Wednesday morning. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Videoplay button
Thunderstorms knock out trees, power for 1000s in area
September 21, 2017 - 3:00am
September 20, 2017
Crow Wing Power reported a peak of about 4,500 people without power. Minnesota Power also reported several thousand customers without power Wednesday morning. Screen grab of Crow Wing Power outage map before 9:30 a.m. Sept. 20.
Thousands lose power following severe thunderstorm
September 20, 2017 - 9:41am
August 10, 2017
Scam callers posing as Minnesota Power representatives are an ongoing problem and reports have escalated this week with scammers calling residents and business owners demanding immediate payment and threatening to shut off service. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Minnesota Power warns customers of scam
August 10, 2017 - 7:00am
July 19, 2017
Trees were down in the Nashway and Ojibwa roads area south of Nisswa Monday night after the storm. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Storms shut off power for thousands Monday
July 19, 2017 - 6:00am
July 17, 2017
Clouds made their way over Leech Lake in Walker during the thunderstorm Monday night. Thousands of residents in the Brainerd lakes area lost power from the storm.
Photo by Jerry Eklund
Storm packs punch in short time in lakes area
July 17, 2017 - 9:44pm
June 8, 2017
Minnesota Power and Dairyland Power Cooperative have proposed a $700 million natural gas power plant, Nemadji Trail Energy Center, which would be located near the Calumet refinery in Superior and provide up to 550 megawatts of power. Courtesy Minnesota Power
Minnesota Power plans $700 million natural gas plant
June 8, 2017 - 3:55pm
June 2, 2017
Attorney General adds to backlash over Minnesota Power's rate hike request
June 2, 2017 - 4:28pm
May 24, 2017
Minnesota Power to plant trees in Little Falls
May 24, 2017 - 11:00am
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