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Reader's view: Don't criminalize protesting
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Reader's view: Where can non-transgender girls feel comfortable?
In response: Column on protesters showed need for verified facts
Mille Lacs walleyes catch and release again in 2017
MN DNR Weekly Report for March 20, 2017
Field Reports: Eagle heads back south after Duluth visit
Ask a Conservation Officer: Rules for fish caught outside Minnesota
Houston's fishing report: Beware the ice of March
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Ask a Trooper: Unmarked squad cars
Welding for veterans
Daredevils headed for worlds
Holy Rosary celebrates global diversity
March 16, 2017
Allete to build new North Dakota wind farm
Allete Clean Energy is building another big wind farm in North Dakota, the Duluth-based company announced Thursday. The 100-megawatt operation...
March 16, 2017 - 5:50pm
March 13, 2017
Power outage affecting parts of eastern Duluth
About 1,850 customers were without power in Duluth's East Hillside and Endion neighborhoods early Monday morning. According to Minnesota Power's online outage map, the outage started at about 12:15 a.m. Homes and business were without power, and streetlights and traffic signals were...
March 13, 2017 - 4:38am
March 10, 2017
State approves new Minnesota Power charge
Minnesota Power's plan to subsidize lower rates for industrial customers with a new charge for smaller customers took a step forward this week....
March 10, 2017 - 8:56pm
March 7, 2017
Hold on to your hat! Wind gusting to more than 50 mph
A wind advisory remains in effect for much of the Northland through 6 p.m., with gusts of more than 50 mph reported already today in some areas. Devil's Island on Lake Superior reported a 53 mph gust, with 52 mph at Ashland and 48 mph gusts reported at the Grand Marais harbor, Silver...
March 7, 2017 - 5:08pm
March 3, 2017
Power restored after boom takes out lines in Brookston
A railroad maintenance truck with its boom extended took out power lines and other poles unrelated to the power company in Brookston on Friday. “They were doing some work in the area with a boom truck and, somehow, our line was snagged,” said Minnesota Power spokeswoman Amy Rutledge,...
March 3, 2017 - 7:40pm
Vehicle crash leads to power outage in Carlton County
Minnesota Power responded to a power outage that affected 2,200 customers in the Barnum, Willow River, Rutledge, Finlayson and Sandstone areas. The outage occurred at 2 p.m. Friday, said Minnesota Power spokeswoman Amy Rutledge, who explained that a vehicle hit a power pole between...
March 3, 2017 - 4:28pm
February 28, 2017
Minnesota Power lowers rate increase request
A boost in mining this year means electric bills won't be going up as much as planned. Minnesota Power is reducing its rate-increase request...
February 28, 2017 - 3:38pm
February 23, 2017
Evening, morning power outages blamed on ice, equipment and squirrel
A major power outage that affected much of eastern Duluth Wednesday night and reoccurred on Thursday morning is being blamed on a combination of malfunctioning equipment, ice buildup on lines and a squirrel that made contact with a wire. Minnesota Power said their crews responded...
February 23, 2017 - 11:00am
Large power outage affects parts of eastern Duluth
Minnesota Power crews worked into the night Wednesday to restore power to several thousand customers in parts of eastern Duluth. Residents were without power in Duluth’s Chester Park, Hunters Park, Morley Heights, Endion, Congdon Park and Lakeside neighborhoods beginning at about...
February 23, 2017 - 1:04am
February 15, 2017
Allete profits up in 2016
Allete Inc. posted a profit of $155.3 million in 2016, a 10 percent increase from the year before despite a drop in revenue. The Duluth-based company and parent of Minnesota Power had $1.34 billion in operating revenue last year, compared to $1.49 billion in 2015. The 2016 earnings...
February 15, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 1, 2017
Local View: Minnesota Power powers communities in more ways than one
I want to add to the News Tribune's Jan. 25 "Our View" editorial, "Don't take for granted our headquartered utility." Our region, specifically through support for the Northland Foundation, has seen incredible value from the "community engagement" and "benefits" that Minnesota Power...
February 1, 2017 - 12:16am
January 31, 2017
'Stove Swap' program targets dirty wood stoves
If you own a wood-burning stove that was built prior to 1990, chances are that you could benefit from an upgrade to a newer, more efficient stove....
January 31, 2017 - 5:12pm
January 26, 2017
Allete increases quarterly dividend
Minnesota Power's parent Allete Inc. increased dividend rates to reward and attract investors this week while ongoing rate cases look to extract more money from customers. The board of directors for the Duluth-based company increased the quarterly dividend by 3 percent to 53.5 cents...
January 26, 2017 - 12:18am
January 24, 2017
Our View: Don't take for granted our headquartered utility
Last year, with a triple-whammy rate hike proposal, fee increase and rate shift all threatening to do a number on our electric bills, Minnesota...
January 24, 2017 - 12:28am
January 3, 2017
Allete adds more North Dakota wind power
Allete Clean Energy will expand its North Dakota wind-generating capacity in 2018 with the addition of up to 16 new wind turbines at its Thunder Spirit wind farm. Allete announced Tuesday that it will add the new wind generators to increase capacity from 43 turbines generating about...
January 3, 2017 - 5:39pm