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April 21, 2018
10 simple ways to help save Earth
FARGO — When it comes to doing what's best for our planet, many of us assume that one person's actions don't amount to much. What's the...
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
January 3, 2018
America's power grid shows signs of strain amid deep freeze
America's power grid is starting to show signs of fatigue as the nation grapples with a record-breaking cold snap. In the Midwest, some natural...
January 3, 2018 - 3:45pm
June 10, 2013
Power outage reported Saturday
Power was out for a little over an hour and a half Saturday for parts of northeast Jamestown. The outage was reported to Otter Tail Power Company at 3:40 p.m., according to Cris Oehler, public relations director for Otter Tail. It was restored around 5:15 p.m. Otter Tail customers...
June 10, 2013 - 6:49am
June 8, 2013
Power restored to northeast Jamestown
Power was restored to northeast Jamestown early Saturday evening, but the cause of the outage is still unknown. Customers of Ottertail Power Company in the northeast section of Jamestown lost power between 3:40 to about 5:15 p.m. An Ottertail Power Company official said some underground...
June 8, 2013 - 8:18pm
Power outage in northeast Jamestown
Parts of northeast Jamestown currently without electricity. Electrical outages have been reported in an area between 16th and 13th Avenue Northeast, and along Second, Third, Fifth and 35th Street and Second Place Northeast, according to officials with Ottertail Power Company, based...
June 8, 2013 - 4:13pm
April 11, 2013
Alexandria ,S.D., without power for a third day, loses home to blaze
April 11, 2013 - 2:18pm
Fire hits town where storm knocked out power
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. -- A town already facing its third day without electricity as spring storm pounded the area, had to deal with with a fire early today. Flames and smoke could be seen in the town east of Mitchell in southeast South Dakota before 6 a.m. Beyond the challenge of having...
April 11, 2013 - 10:58am
February 7, 2013
New Orleans council to probe Super Bowl outage
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Officials for the Superdome's power company will go before the City Council on Friday to talk about the power outage that halted play in the Super Bowl last Sunday night. The council is the regulatory agency for Entergy New Orleans.
February 7, 2013 - 5:00pm
April 2, 2012
Power outage reported in eastern Jamestown
Otter Tail Power Co. is working to repair a power outage in eastern Jamestown. The outage began at about 11:25 a.m. during a thunderstorm that also dropped pea-sized gravel on Jamestown. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
April 2, 2012 - 11:39am
November 12, 2011
Basin Electric plans new line
BISMARCK (AP) -- A big player in North Dakota's coal country is moving into the state's oil patch. Bismarck-based Basin Electric Power Cooperative, which owns two coal-fired power plants, plans to build a 190-mile electrical transmission line to fuel a growing demand for power in...
November 12, 2011 - 1:57pm
November 9, 2011
Pheasant causes power outage, fire in Dickinson
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) -- A pheasant is being blamed not only for a power outage in Dickinson but also a grass fire. Montana-Dakota Utilities spokesman Mark Hanson tells The Dickinson Press that the bird tried to perch on a power line Tuesday morning, causing a chain of events that...
November 9, 2011 - 9:54am
June 22, 2011
Branches cause power outages
FARGO -- Broken tree branches were to blame for two brief power outages Tuesday that affected about 6,500 Xcel Energy customers. The first outage lasted 28 minutes during the noon hour and impacted 5,163 customers north of 12th Avenue North near the Red River and east of the airport....
June 22, 2011 - 7:01am
May 1, 2011
Blizzard takes out power in northwest ND
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Crews were working Sunday to restore power in northwest North Dakota after a blizzard driven by 60 mph winds took out all five major transmission systems serving the region. More than 30,000 people and thousands of oil well sites were without power in the...
May 1, 2011 - 3:17pm
January 30, 2011
Dickinson company looking to expand
DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) -- A Dickinson-area company that makes solar-powered water aeration devices wants to expand. SolarBee wants the Stark County Commission to rezone 27 acres of land from agricultural to industrial use, so it can put up storage buildings to keep its inventory from...
January 30, 2011 - 11:29am
January 14, 2011
Letter to the editor: MDU is moving in the right direction with wind power
Montana-Dakota Utilities' latest testimony before the Public Service Commission was quite positive, but got little press, so I want to highlight some of the excellent things MDU had to say regarding its healthy change in focus. MDU explained why investing in wind is doing the right...
January 14, 2011 - 7:32am