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Crow Wing Power

February 19, 2019
Operation Round-Up offers Impact Grant
February 19, 2019 - 6:30am
February 12, 2019
Deadline is Friday for Crow Wing Power sponsored trip
February 12, 2019 - 4:30am
February 11, 2019
Crow Wing Power offers D.C. trip to students
February 11, 2019 - 2:30am
February 6, 2019
Reader Opinion: Standing up to cookie monsters
February 6, 2019 - 5:30am
January 30, 2019
Reader Opinion: An open letter about Crow Wing Power
January 30, 2019 - 5:30am
January 26, 2019
Bob Kangas
Guest Opinion: We Stand by Our Stewardship of the Emily Mining Project
January 26, 2019 - 7:30am
January 25, 2019
Reader Opinion: 38,000 Crow Wing co-op members left in the dark
January 25, 2019 - 11:30am
January 23, 2019
Reader Opinion: Time for an independent audit
January 23, 2019 - 8:30am
January 18, 2019
Members of the Crow Wing Power board, along with co-op executive staff, meet the morning of Thursday, Jan. 17. The Emily manganese deposit loomed large over proceedings as a center of controversy in recent weeks. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Mining muddle: Crow Wing Power board grapples with controversial royalty agreement
January 18, 2019 - 4:34pm
January 17, 2019
In 2008, Crow Wing Power -- with about 38,000 customer-members -- bought land near Emily owned by Steve Carlton's family for decades. The land sits on a rich vein of manganese, but getting it out of the ground has proven challenging. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Potential partner for Emily manganese mine remains mysterious
January 17, 2019 - 11:00am
January 12, 2019
A file photo from 2011 shows an above-ground installation at the site of a large manganese deposit near Emily. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Crow Wing Power CEO, board members clash over mining agreement
January 12, 2019 - 5:00am
January 7, 2019
Operation Round Up donations distributed
January 7, 2019 - 8:00am
December 4, 2018
About 20 firefighters from Nisswa and Pequot Lakes work to extinguish a fire about 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, on the 6700 block of Cullen Loop, north of Nisswa and east of Lower Cullen Lake. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Truck fire ignites in pole shed: Nisswa and Pequot Lakes firefighters respond
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
November 25, 2018
LED lights use 75 percent less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs. In terms of Christmas trees, LED bulbs average a lifespan 66 times longer than incandescent lighting, yet they cost a tenth of incandescents to operate per 10 mini strings. Brainerd Dispatch / Steve Kohls file photo
Tech Savvy: Christmas lights: Highlights and lowlights in the season of giving
November 25, 2018 - 7:00am
September 12, 2018
Crow Wing master gardener Dorothy Hans (left) and her husband Rick plant pollinators Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Loren Thompson Park in Baxter. The project originated three years ago by Crow Wing Power and the city of Baxter to to create an educational pollinator garden for area residents. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Gallery play button
Planting for pollinators: Volunteers dig in to help Baxter's Loren Thompson Pollinator Park
September 12, 2018 - 10:00am