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Propane Shortage? What Now?
Propane. Doh, pain. The freshly appointed Great American Propane Epidemic of 2014 has been a reoccurring theme in counseling sessions over the past 2 weeks. Since our winter days and nights arent show...
2/17/14 at 11:33 AM
Plenty of propane, just not here
By Don Davis Millions of Midwesterners face the threat of not being able to buy enough propane to heat their homes and businesses at a time when the country has more of the fuel than ever. The propane...
1/31/14 at 11:25 AM Notebook: Klobuchar, 13 others push bipartisan shutdown relief 10/21/13 at 9:30 AM
Legislative notebook: House, Senate look to the sun for power 5/8/13 at 8:29 AM
Digital Oilfield Technology
There are many new technologies that contribute to the concept digital oilfield. From the use of 4-D seismic imaging to the data to desktop initiatives, digital technology has introduced production da...
12/3/13 at 5:23 PM
Sometimes in Duluth, We Don't Hear About All The Good Works Elsewhere
For example, there is an organization in MN called Rural Renewable Energy Alliance.Those folks who cannot afford to pay their fuel oil bills can be having solar panels put on their houses. What a grea...
10/28/13 at 5:13 AM Clean Energy 7/19/12 at 7:40 AM
Energy Works, Myofascial Release 7/20/11 at 5:38 PM
Letter to Dave
Dear Dave, I am at home today, real home. My second home has been the cab of a tractor/trailer hauling sugar beets the last few weeks but today the fields do not contain trucks and harvesters but on...
10/19/13 at 7:31 AM
Learning Disabilities: Does My Child Have One?
Of course I have to begin this article with a disclaimer: I am neither a doctor nor a professional educated in the issue of learning problems, so I am not out to diagnose you, your child, or your si...
9/26/13 at 12:38 PM
Accidents on upward trend: remind family to cut the Candy Crush!
The thrill of Angry Birds can sure shock those who play it, but is it worth the risk of 7,200 volts? This year alone, members of Northern Plains and Dakota Valley Electric Cooperatives reported 101...
8/22/13 at 11:32 AM Got a farmer in your family? Now's the time to nag. 5/14/13 at 9:38 AM
N.D. company takes aim at natural gas flaring
WILLISTON, N.D. Natural gas that would be wasted at a well site here is instead being converted to electricity and delivering power into the electrical grid. The technology is one example of methods...
7/27/13 at 12:09 AM Oil Patch cities can apply early for energy impact grants 4/2/13 at 9:23 AM
N.D. regarded as model during State of American Energy report 1/8/13 at 1:51 PM
Real Oilfield Wives and more new blogs!
It's been awhile since I've given you my recommendations for new blogs to check out here on Areavoices. But three new blogs have crossed my path and I felt compelled to share them. The first is calle...
3/13/13 at 4:01 PM Are you a Mamasota? Areavoices Digest #85 8/8/12 at 4:10 PM
Areavoices Digest #74 - Are you training for the marathon? 5/1/12 at 1:53 PM
Sustainable Twin Ports early adopters picked
The next early adopters for the annual Sustainable Twin Ports program have been announced. The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Lake Superior College, Canal Park Brewing Company and the Un...
3/13/13 at 12:00 AM
When the lights go out in Berlin: How the energy revolution is changing the way we think about energy consumption
December 2007: A few months after my grandma passed on, my aunt and uncle, who had inherited her house, went through all of her belongings to see what she had kept in the 60+ years she lived there. ...
11/21/12 at 12:13 PM
The Low Has Arrived
After a summer of decently good mental health and a bit of a manic time last week (I even started a business!), the low is quickly approaching. I shared with my staff at work yesterday that it is here...
8/24/12 at 7:30 AM
Green Scene No-Bake Energy Bites
I was on a mission. I needed more Green Scene No-Bake Energy Bites. I had been to the cozy organic market and deli just the week before. The half dozen Energy Bites I grabbed from the Green Scene deli...
5/13/12 at 6:00 AM Marathon Weekend: Power Up and Keep Rockin' with Energy Bites 5/19/11 at 10:45 AM
Marathon Power Cookies: not just for the runners 5/20/10 at 3:00 AM
Lighten the Load
Since having our first child three years ago and especially since our second came along last fall, I have been absolutely amazed by how much laundry is involved in being a parent. In fact, I find it...
2/29/12 at 10:30 AM Toilet Paper: Less Really Is More 2/11/12 at 10:00 AM
Saving Energy Blog and Links
The U.S. Department of Energy has a Government Energy Saver's Blog that they highlighed on this website: http://www.energysavers.gov/ You can connect with all energy categories. We were in Cloquet ...
3/20/11 at 6:10 AM Tidbits For Health and Savings 3/3/11 at 7:01 AM
Lowering Your Diabetes Risk 11/22/10 at 8:20 AM