Minnesota Power
Cooperative effort will power Camp Ripley with 100-acre solar energy array By Terry Lehrke, News Editor It was mostly sunny Wednesday — which fit in nicely with the ceremony celebrating a partnership between the Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power to power Camp Ripley with solar energy....Read More
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Minnesota Power honored the city of Little Falls with a medallion during its “Year of the Hometown Hydros.” Minnesota Power has been traveling the state honoring the cities where a hydroelectric generation station (hydro plant) is located. Little Falls is one of 11 cities that is home to a hydro...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Minnesota Power, which sells wholesale electricity to the city of Pierz for resale to its residents, will now maintain the city’s electrical services. Crow Wing Power served the city by maintaining its power lines and poles for 16 years. With the retirement of Jerry V...Read More
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Marv Cekalla provides nesting platforms for ospreys around Minnesota   by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Little Falls residents may have noticed a nesting pair of ospreys settling in for the season in Mill Park, on the west side of the river on the site of the old Hennepin Paper Mill. Ospreys ...Read More
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Transformer damage results in faulty readings; rates may have to be increased By Terry Lehrke, News Editor terry.lehrke@mcrecord.com When a current transformer (CT) gets hit by lightning, it usually blows up and a problem is immediately evident, it is replaced and the problem solved. But sometimes...Read More
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