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Duluth Double Gun Side-by-Side Classic draws owners of classic shotguns from across the country
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July 20, 2016
Enbridge agrees to pay $177 million in penalties from 2010 oil spills
Pipeline company Enbridge has reached a $177 million settlement with federal authorities over 2010 oil spills in Michigan and Illinois, with...
July 20, 2016 - 6:37pm
July 4, 2016
Xcel Energy owes Wisconsin customers a refund
Xcel Energy’s Wisconsin customers will get a discount on an upcoming electric bill to make up for overpaying in 2015. Largely because natural gas costs significantly less than anticipated, the utility will refund $9.5 million to its Wisconsin customers, as ordered Thursday by the...
July 4, 2016 - 9:03am
June 30, 2016
Minnesota Power submits new proposal for electric rate shift
After being rebuffed by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in February in an attempt to shift electric costs from taconite plants to other customers, Minnesota Power is trying one more time. The Duluth-based utility said Thursday it has submitted a revised plan to the PUC —...
June 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 10, 2016
Allete CEO commits to renewable energy sources
Duluth-based Allete was a decade ahead of the curve in meeting a state mandate that requires utilities to produce 25 percent of electricity from...
May 10, 2016 - 7:37pm
April 25, 2016
Canadian regulator approves Enbridge Line 3 with conditions
CALGARY, Alberta — Canadian regulators on Monday recommended the federal government approve Enbridge Inc's plan to replace one of its major crude oil export pipelines, but also imposed 89 conditions on the project to enhance safety and environmental protection. Calgary-based Enbridge...
April 25, 2016 - 9:42pm
April 13, 2016
World's largest private coal company files for bankruptcy
Peabody Energy Corp filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Wednesday after a sharp drop in coal prices left it unable to service debt of $10.1 billion, much of it incurred for an expansion into Australia. The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing from Peabody, the world's biggest private-sector...
April 13, 2016 - 12:36pm
February 26, 2016
Proposed Great Northern power line clears another hurdle
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday unanimously approved a route permit for Minnesota Power's proposed Great Northern Transmission...
February 26, 2016 - 7:56pm
February 21, 2016
Allete’s 2015 earnings up
Duluth-based Allete ended 2015 with earnings, net income and operating revenue all up. The publicly traded energy company is reporting a 30 percent jump in operating revenue, from $1.14 billion in 2014 to $1.49 billion in 2015, according to its latest unaudited earnings report. Allete’s...
February 21, 2016 - 11:00pm
February 17, 2016
Enbridge pushes back timeline for pipeline projects
ST. PAUL — Enbridge Energy has pushed back the timetable for completing two oil pipeline projects in northern Minnesota, saying this week that its Sandpiper and Line 3 projects won’t be ready until early 2019. The two projects — Sandpiper would be a new pipeline, while the existing...
February 17, 2016 - 6:39pm
December 16, 2015
U.S. on verge of lifting oil export ban
WASHINGTON – A provision to lift the U.S. ban on oil exports is included in a government spending bill, giving North Dakota’s congressional delegation hope the 40-year-old ban could be lifted later this year. “We are two votes and a signature away from getting this done,”...
December 16, 2015 - 9:53am
October 21, 2015
New biotech company eyes Iron Range
A Rochester, N.Y., company is eyeing Mountain Iron as the site for a new $70 million biomass processing center that would turn trees into biochemicals,...
October 21, 2015 - 10:00pm
September 10, 2015
Minnesota Power will build Northland's first community solar garden in Duluth
Minnesota Power will build the Northland’s first community solar garden next year, allowing customers to buy into the benefits of solar energy...
September 10, 2015 - 8:56pm
August 17, 2015
Refinery slowdown causes gas price spike in Midwest
After a summer vacation from high gas prices, the price at the pump has jumped in the past week — and industry observers say it’s because of problems at the largest refinery in the Midwest. The issues at the BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., have caused the price hike of 15 to 20...
August 17, 2015 - 6:23pm
August 9, 2015
Allete reports positive results in second quarter
Allete is reporting a good second quarter, with earnings, net income and revenue up. Revenue reached $323.2 million, up over 2014’s $260.7 million, according to the Duluth-based energy company’s most recent unaudited income data. Earnings were 46 cents per share on net income...
August 9, 2015 - 10:30pm
June 14, 2015
Longtime Duluth greenhouse owner ready to retire
When regulars to Cummings Greenhouse in Duluth stopped in to buy their annuals, vegetable plants and hanging baskets this spring, many were saddened...
June 14, 2015 - 11:07pm