STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate backs gasoline tax hike
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years.
After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a gas ... Posted on 5/11/13 at 11:15 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES Wind Power -- for and by Small, Ordinary People
Sunday I spent the entire day reading.
For hours and hours I absorbed myself in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, co-written by William Kamkwamba, the proponent of the tale, and Bryan Mealer. I was dra... Posted on 4/23/13 at 1:40 PM
LAGNIAPPE The full emotional spectrum
Like everyone else who lives here in southwest Minnesota, Ive experienced a wide range of emotions in the last 10 days.
Every time I look out the big picture window at the front of our house, which fa... Posted on 4/18/13 at 11:18 AM
THE FARM BLEAT The calm after the ice storm
There were all sorts of blogs I wanted to write things I wanted to say, people I wanted to recognize and little did you see this tidbits I wanted to share in the days immediately following the ice st... Posted on 4/16/13 at 5:07 PM
UND NEWS UND’s Al Palmer attends major UAS conference in Turkey
University getting worlds attention about training prowess, opportunities
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Al Plamer, Mr. UAS at the University of North Dakota, is spreading the word around the world about unman... Posted on 4/10/13 at 4:18 PM
Dilworth, MN (WDAY TV) -- Our southern part of the valley missed the heavy snow fall, but the early morning commute became a nightmare for many when thousands were left without power, as heavy snow fell.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Power has been restored to most of the 200,000 Xcel Energy customers who lost service in the weekend snowstorm. Utility crews worked around the clock to restore power that was knocked out by high winds, wet snow and falling tree branches. Xcel spokesman Tom Hoen says about 10,000 customers were still without power Monday morning.
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