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Hastings' graduation rate at highest point in five years
Former NHL star Neal Broten released from jail after Sunday arrest
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
Update: Front-yard gunshots led to home evacuations, school alert in Prescott
crime and courts
Hastings Area Swim Team competes at state championships
A tale of two games: Raider baseball splits Saturday doubleheader
Hastings boys' golf plays in first meet of the 2019 season
Where are they now?
Hastings boys' tennis gets in three matches before winter storm
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
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DAKOTA CTY:Summary of Board Proceedings Meeting 03/26/19
Probate Notice: William Christensen
Dakota County: Ad for Bids: Group Medical Coverage
DAKOTA COUNTY: Public Hearing-Ordinance 101 05/07/19
Assumed Name Notice: Davis Empire
Novare Renovation & Design celebrates 10 years!
From here to there: Ron Martino's transition from electrical engineer to potter
Dinner's ready: Weeknight Kitchen brings homemade dinners to those too busy to cook
Sterling Pharmacy permanently closed, dollar and gift store to follow
From there to here: What led Barb Hollenbeck to own a toy shop
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Randy S. Tokarczyk
Richelle R. Cokley
Eugene Joseph Sabaitis
James Clayton Grotjohn Sr.
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Editorial: Traffic will be hopping Easter holiday weekend
Letter: Bring your body to the next Rivertown Gratefulness Gathering
Letter: Equal is equal
Editorial: Spring cleaning goes beyond the flood
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March 3, 2019
Tina Folch Viewpoint: Progress on clean energy starts locally
In December, Xcel Energy announced plans to serve all their customers with zero-carbon electricity by 2050, becoming the first public utility...
March 3, 2019 - 5:00am
February 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Xcel delivers win-win for Minnesota
Ben Fowke, the president and CEO of Xcel Energy, recently announced an ambitious plan to cut the utility's carbon emissions 80 percent by 2030. To reach that goal, Xcel Energy will double down on clean energy. It plans to generate 60 percent renewable energy by 2030. That's fantastic...
February 9, 2018 - 12:36pm
November 21, 2017
Prairie Island nuclear plant completes refueling outage and maintenance projects
The Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant resumed operations Nov. 20 after employees and contractors finished refueling and maintenance projects...
November 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
March 6, 2012
UPDATE: Prairie Island nuclear plant terminates "unusual event" notice
Prairie Island nuclear plant has terminated its "notification of unusual event." The event was declared today at 6:24 a.m. and ended at 11:36 a.m. following "thorough assessment of plant conditions" and Unit 2's coolant system, Xcel Energy officials said. The alert was triggered...
March 6, 2012 - 1:41pm
January 5, 2012
No problems reported after nuclear plant bleach leak
January 5, 2012 - 10:39am
February 25, 2009
Summit begins discussion of U.S. energy problem
WILLMAR -- If adults don't take steps to solve America's looming energy and environmental problems for themselves, they should do it for people like 11-year-old Laura Norling of Willmar. "It is in times like these that we as Americans again will reach out to each other and pursue...
February 25, 2009 - 7:49am
October 24, 2008
Coleman predicts new energy bill
ST. PAUL - Congress will return to work early next year and pass a landmark energy package regardless of the presidential race outcome, U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman predicts. Coleman, a Republican hoping he is among those sent back to Washington, said Thursday a deal led by a bipartisan...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Franken highlights rural plans
ST. PAUL - Two E's -- energy and education -- are key to keeping rural Minnesota vibrant, Al Franken said. The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate said Wednesday that investing in alternative energy projects and addressing challenges facing schools will help keep young people and families...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Kline addresses energy problems
U.S. Rep. John Kline, locked in a re-election contest with Steve Sarvi -- who like Kline is a war veteran with sterling military credentials -- sought Monday to display his solutions to energy problems. Kline, a Republican who consistently earns one of the lowest rankings in Congress...
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Conservation group sues over pollution from Big Stone
PIERRE, S.D. -- A conservation group has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Big Stone Power Plant in South Dakota violated federal environmental laws by failing to install modern pollution controls in the past decade. Sierra Club officials said the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
February 18, 2008
Pawlenty to talk energy
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is a keynote speaker for an upcoming national energy conference. The Power Gen conference is Tuesday through Saturday in Las Vegas, bringing together people involved in the renewable energy industry. Pawlenty shares top building with Senate...
February 18, 2008 - 12:00am