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September 29, 2016
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In Response: Wind, solar can’t hold a candle to nuclear power
21 hours 48 min ago
September 27, 2016
Minnesota Power partners with Smart Wires
September 27, 2016 - 8:16pm
September 26, 2016
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Allete CFO retiring
September 26, 2016 - 5:02pm
September 24, 2016
A brilliant, "pleated" auroral arc bows across the northern sky last September. Auroras form when high speed particles from the solar wind or solar flares make it past Earth's magnetic defenses and bombard atoms in the upper atmosphere, causing them to glow. (Bob King /
Northland nexus between Earth, space
September 24, 2016 - 8:05pm
September 22, 2016
Protesters in Los Angeles demonstrate Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline near North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Tribes bring North Dakota pipeline fight to Congress
September 22, 2016 - 7:07pm
Endion Station in Canal Park could become the home to a proposed solar panel canopy and car-charging station. (file photo / News Tribune)
Duluth's Endion Station may get electric car charging station
September 22, 2016 - 5:34pm
September 21, 2016
Minnesota and Xcel Energy officials announce on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, that a third of the state Capitol complex will get electricity from rural Minnesota solar and wind farms. From left are Administration Commissioner Matt Massman, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Excel President Chris Clark. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
State to buy rural Minnesota renewable energy for Capitol complex
September 21, 2016 - 2:33pm
September 20, 2016
This screen shot from a Democracy NOW! video purports to show security dogs used Sept. 3, 2016, to drive back protestors who had overrun the Dakota Access Pipeline worksite north of Cannon Ball, N.D.Images Courtesy Democracy NOW!
Task force investigating Sept. 3 clash between N.D. pipeline protesters and private security
September 20, 2016 - 1:14pm
Dave Archambault II, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, waits to give his speech against the Energy Transfer Partners' Dakota Access oil pipeline during the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 20, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Tribal chairman asks U.N. commission to oppose Dakota Access Pipeline
September 20, 2016 - 1:06pm
September 18, 2016
Exxon probe faces uphill climb amid ambiguous accounting rules
September 18, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 15, 2016
Native American activists rally to call on President Barack Obama to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, in front of the White House in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Police arrest 13 at Department of the Interior during oil, gas lease protest
September 15, 2016 - 8:08pm
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted 3-2 in favor of a proposal that would raise electric rates by 10 percent for most Minnesota Power residential customers. (file photo / News Tribune)
State commission approves electric-rate cut for big industry
September 15, 2016 - 7:03pm
September 14, 2016
The Minnesota Power Allete building in downtown Duluth during evening twilight. (file photo / News Tribune)
Minnesota Power rate hike to be decided Thursday
September 14, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 13, 2016
Officers carry away a protester from the site of Dakota Access pipeline work near Glen Ullin north of Interstate 94 on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Morton County Sheriff's Department.
ND governor calls on feds to maintain ‘peace and order’ along pipeline construction site
September 13, 2016 - 7:13pm
September 10, 2016
The protest campsite south of the Dakota Access pipeline construction site, as seen Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, north of Cannon Ball, N.D. (Forum News Service)
Tribe appeals judge’s ruling, seeks new injunction against Dakota Access pipeline
September 10, 2016 - 11:41am