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August 23, 2016
A group of people attending the ceremony marking the completion of a 5-acre solar power array on the Fond du Lac Reservation look over the site which features 3,230 panels in 10 rows. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Fond du Lac solar farm ready to make electricity
August 23, 2016 - 3:22pm
August 13, 2016
Driver fleeing police crashes into utility pole, knocks out power in Lincoln Park
August 13, 2016 - 10:20am
July 28, 2016
City of Duluth heavy equipment operator Doug Quade of Duluth uses a 13-ton front-end loader to stack and compress branches and woody debris from last week's storm as a Duluth resident unloads a trailer full of debris at a collection site on Rice Lake Road in Duluth Wednesday evening. The pile reached over 15 feet in height in many areas, which is just beyond the reach of the bucket on the loader. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com) LEAD IMAGE
Storm debris will fuel power plant
July 28, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 27, 2016
Dan Gunderson, Minnesota Power’s director of distribution operations, talks about the process of repairing last week’s storm damage. Power lines on the map he’s referring to were highlighted as they were brought back into service. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Minnesota Power provides behind-the-scenes look at storm response
July 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
July 26, 2016
Garret Cogswell (left) and Joe Buckley, linemen for Minnesota Power, prepare a downed power line at 52nd Avenue East and Superior Street for splicing and repair Friday morning. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Duluth officials address needs of residents in storm’s aftermath
July 26, 2016 - 9:45pm
July 25, 2016
Minnesota Power crews work Sunday to remove a portion of a snapped power pole on the corner of Oxford Street and Vermilion Road so cars can drive safely underneath it again. The snapped pole was one of almost 200 Minnesota Power poles that were damaged during Thursday's storm. Kim Schneider / kschneider@duluthnews.com
Storm update: More than 6,000 customers remain without power; 400+ utility workers in field
July 25, 2016 - 7:23pm
July 24, 2016
Jesse Murray (left) works together with his father-in-law Larry Tureson, both of Duluth, to pull from a trailer a mass of tree limbs that were knocked down during Thursday's storm. Like many, they took advantage of the free Rice Lake city brush drop-off on Martin Road near Rice Lake Road on Saturday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Cleanup continues: Duluth to offer curbside brush pickup; county moves toward emergency declaration
July 24, 2016 - 9:37am
July 23, 2016
Garret Cogswell (left) and Joe Buckley, linemen for Minnesota Power, repair a downed power line at 52nd Avenue East and Superior Street in Duluth on Friday morning. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Saturday storm update: Utility crews working 16-hour days to restore power in Northland
July 23, 2016 - 6:33am
July 22, 2016
Garret Cogswell (left) and Joe Buckley, linemen for Minnesota Power, prepare a downed power line at 52nd Avenue East and Superior Street for splicing and repair Friday morning in Duluth. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Off the grid: While utility crews work, Northland residents without power improvise, adapt
July 22, 2016 - 8:37pm
A power pole and power lines are down along Glenwood Street at Lakewood Covenant Church in Duluth on Thursday. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Northland storm update: Crews making progress in restoring power, but a lot of work remains
July 22, 2016 - 4:28pm
June 30, 2016
Minnesota Power submits new proposal for electric rate shift
June 30, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 20, 2016
Thousands left without power in Northland in wake of severe storms
June 20, 2016 - 6:57am
June 16, 2016
Large power outage affects parts of Duluth
June 16, 2016 - 4:35pm
June 8, 2016
Power outage in West Duluth affects about 1,800 customers
June 8, 2016 - 12:37pm
June 2, 2016
State approves Minnesota Power solar garden plan
June 2, 2016 - 7:15pm