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June 20, 2017
Lynne Pickart speaks during a meeting held by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday afternoon at the Inn on Lake Superior in Duluth. Pickart spoke out against a proposed Minnesota Power rate hike. She called herself the poster child for opposition to the rate hike as she flung a string of electric bills over the podium.  Mike Krebs /
Public weighs in on Minnesota Power rate case
June 20, 2017 - 7:50pm
June 19, 2017
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visits the New England Aquarium to hear the merits of a monument offshore of Massachusetts, part of his National Monuments review process, in Boston, Mass., June 16, 2017.  Brian Snyder / Reuters
Interior head says public lands can make U.S. a "dominant" oil power
June 19, 2017 - 3:46pm
June 14, 2017
Minnesota Power transmission lines. (2009 file / News Tribune)
Electricity rate hike opponents urge public to comment
June 14, 2017 - 6:36pm
June 13, 2017
A crew works in a 10-foot hole along Enbridge's Line 3 oil pipeline near Bemidji last September. The pipeline had external corrosion and was being repaired with a "sleeve." (Bemidji Pioneer file photo)
Study: Enbridge pipeline will temporarily support thousands of jobs
June 13, 2017 - 4:43pm
June 11, 2017
A solar array manufactured by Heliene, Inc. goes up at an industrial site near Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. The company has expanded to Mountain Iron and is now the only solar manufacturer in Minnesota. Photo courtesy Heliene Inc.
Mountain Iron solar company among last in Minnesota
June 11, 2017 - 8:20pm
June 8, 2017
The Northland’s first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station was officially opened on Thursday. (Andrew Krueger /
Duluth to reduce carbon footprint
June 8, 2017 - 8:03pm
John Munter of Warba speaks at the Downtown Fair Center in Floodwood during the public hearing on Enbridge's proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement Thursday morning. Brooks Johnson /
Floodwood hosts debate on Enbridge pipeline
June 8, 2017 - 6:32pm
June 7, 2017
Learn about health care, energy at Duluth event
June 7, 2017 - 12:46am
June 6, 2017
Silicon Energy has closed and abandoned its plant in Mountain Iron. The good news is that an Ontario company has swept in and is making solar panels in the same building. 2012 News Tribune  file photo.
Bad news, good news for Iron Range solar panel plant
June 6, 2017 - 9:48pm
New law takes aim at Minnesota's biomass industry
June 6, 2017 - 6:59pm
June 5, 2017
Equipment used to process carbon dioxide, crude oil and water is seen at an Occidental Petroleum Corp enhanced oil recovery project in Hobbs, New Mexico, U.S. on May 3, 2017. Picture taken on May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder/File Photo
Big oil and small towns are seeing new rewards from an old production technique
June 5, 2017 - 6:49am
June 2, 2017
Adam Coleman of Arnold Machinery stands in front of an excavator in Gillette, Wyoming. "Trump will be good for all of us in the long term," he said. "He's not scaring people away from us." All photos by Matt McClain / Washington Post
How 'the energy capital of the nation' regained its power in the Trump era
June 2, 2017 - 10:31am
June 1, 2017
2009 file / News Tribune
State Commerce Department: Minnesota Power should lower rates
June 1, 2017 - 9:54pm
May 31, 2017
Law enforcement responded to this Dakota Access Pipeline construction site near Glen Ullin, N.D., north of Interstate 94 on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. (Submitted photo by Morton County Sheriff's Department)
Complaints against Dakota Access Pipeline to be investigated
May 31, 2017 - 11:19pm
May 30, 2017
Duluth physician Andrew Nisbet shows off his new electric Tesla sedan. After his wife and kids, he said no issue is as important to him as climate change "and our efforts to reduce our carbon footprint." Dan Kraker / MPR News
Minnesota's greenhouse gas goal flopped. New goal: 'electrify everything'
May 30, 2017 - 2:38pm