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Air Force Electricians Use Xcel Course To Train For Rescues

Sitting in a classroom can show you how it’s done. But for 12 Air Force Reserve electricians, there’s only one way to practice it: strapping on climbing belts and gaffs and heading up a pole.


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Best Local Bloggers In Minnesota

Five Minnesota bloggers eclipse all others by popular choice. Here they are (plus a bonus blogger), by category.


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Wis. Regulators Set To Approve Western Power Line

Wisconsin regulators are set to approve a power line that would run between Alma and Holmen in western Wisconsin.


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Underground Gas Line Catches Fire In Minneapolis

Fire crews are looking into what caused a huge fire in Minneapolis overnight. Around 2 a.m. Sunday morning, lightning hit a power line, near 8th Street Southeast and 7th Avenue in Dinkytown.


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ND Residents Upset With Proposed Power Line

Some southeast North Dakota residents want state regulators to alter the route of a proposed power transmission line.


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Short ND Power Line Project To Carry Wind Energy

A proposed power line in western North Dakota will help export some of the region’s wind energy to Minnesota.


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Feds Plan To Accelerate CapX2020 Permit Process

Federal officials are promising an accelerated permit review for a proposed Wisconsin-Minnesota power line.


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Obama To Step Up Power Line Projects

The Obama administration wants to speed up permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines in 12 states, as it moves to create jobs and modernize the nation’s power grid.


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Power Line Shocks Worker At Harley Store

A worker was shocked after power lines fell onto the roof of a Harley Davidson shop in Blaine Thursday morning.


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Hearing Held On $25M SD Power Line Project

South Dakota regulators are taking public comments on a proposed power line that would help move electricity from a Brookings County substation to the Twin Cities area in Minnesota.


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Power Line Kills Man In Duluth

A 40-year-old man was killed when he came in contact with a power line in Duluth.