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September 26, 2018
Department of Commerce wants Line 3 approval reconsidered
September 26, 2018 - 8:04pm
July 16, 2018
Enbridge will give Minnesota landowners more time to decide fate of old pipeline
July 16, 2018 - 9:48pm
February 1, 2018
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Why are gas prices going up?
February 1, 2018 - 4:52pm
December 8, 2017
A tanker truck passes by an Enbridge storage tank near Berthold, N.D. Michael Vosburg/Forum News Service
Minn. Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge Line 3 review needs more work
December 8, 2017 - 9:48am
December 19, 2012
Recipients of the Touchstone Energy Community Award are, front, from left, Hank Tate, Tami Wenthold, Mable Tomperi, Helen Comnick and Sharon Tate, back, Tom Hanninen, Mark Markela, Durwin Tomperi, David Tomperi, Lori Elmore, Gloria Markela, Kari Tomperi, Debra Tomperi and Monica Baso.
Conservation club wins Touchstone award
December 19, 2012 - 1:00pm
October 3, 2012
Several different kinds of solar panels will be part of a local renewable energy tour Saturday, Oct. 6. Details of the participating sites can be found at
Energy tour kicks off new initiative to diversify sources
October 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 12, 2012
Gas prices
What it costs to live here: Feeding the cost of fuel
August 12, 2012 - 11:43am
June 2, 2012
Itasca-Mantrap linemen haven't had a good night's sleep in a week. From May 27-31, the company suffered 25 outages, mostly caused by high winds and trees toppling on lines. This outage caused a ditch fire on Highway 34 east of Park Rapids Tuesday. Member services manager Jared Echternach said tree limbs, lightning strikes, squirrels and weather-related causes are to blame. In that time span, 1,045 members were affected by sporadic outages throughout the region. (Sarah Smith /Enterprise)
25 outages in five days
June 2, 2012 - 1:00pm
April 14, 2012
Park Rapids nixes energy contract with Johnson Controls
April 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
March 31, 2012
Longstanding issues with Park Rapids' well water quality have pushed city officials to consider building a water filtration treatment plant. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Park Rapids to investigate clean water solutions
March 31, 2012 - 1:00pm
Trees grow into and under power lines, which Itasca Mantrap line officials would like to have removed. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Residents want to save trees along County 80
March 31, 2012 - 1:00pm
February 4, 2012
Local interest group to focus on energy initiatives
February 4, 2012 - 1:00pm
January 5, 2012
Prairie Island nuclear plant at Red Wing issued an alert Thursday Jan. 5, 2012, after a non-radioactive chemical leak. This photo was taken Aug. 31, 2011.
No problems reported after Red Wing nuclear plant bleach leak
January 5, 2012 - 10:42am
January 4, 2012
Itasca-Mantrap's Potato Lake substation was energized Dec. 29 at the site 9.5 miles north of Park Rapids on Highway 71. (Submitted photo)
Substation is operational
January 4, 2012 - 1:00pm
December 10, 2011
Energy assistance funds on hold at federal level
December 10, 2011 - 1:00pm