Tuesday had numerous Minnesotans cutting up tree branches that broke from the weight of the snow. Those damaged trees took out power lines that temporarily left 24,000 in the dark.
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Power company officials say Murray County area residents should have energy restored Sunday, but it’s still unclear when Nobles County will be restored.
Minneapolis is turning out the lights in city buildings for an initiative called “Earth Hour” to raise awareness of climate change.
Some Minnesota cities will turn off the lights Saturday for “Earth Hour.” The City of Minneapolis will turn off all non-essential electricity in major municipal buildings from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The state says Xcel Energy is charging Minnesota families too much for electricity.
It takes a lot of poles, plants and power lines to satisfy Minnesota’s demand for electricity. Xcel Energy has been meeting that challenge for decades.
With extreme low temperatures on Sunday and Monday, the Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association is asking members to voluntarily conserve energy from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on both days.
Authorities are investigating the electrocution death of a construction worker on Thursday in Carlton County.
It was bolts of electricity that caused extensive damage to a handful of metro area homes.
Xcel Energy crews from Minnesota and Wisconsin are lending a hand in Ohio where about 445,000 customers are without power because of weekend storms.
Near a small strip mall along South Robert Street in West St. Paul, no power meant no gas at the pumps, no stop lights at intersections and no customers inside Lisa Harrington’s Martinizing store.
A 49-year-old Bemidji man has died after coming into contact with a power line while operating a boom lift, according to police.
As part of a deal to raise its electric rates, Xcel Energy is promising to spend more to prevent widespread power outages that have plagued Fargo in recent months.
If you’ve got a little scientist or engineer on your hands like I do, then by all means, continue to stimulate their neurons by treating them to one of these fun and educational destinations. Each of these museums will indulge your little Einstein’s creative notions with lots of hands-on exhibits.
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