Minnesota Power

City Hall electrical use reduced by 39 percent By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer After attending renewable energy trainings sponsored by several government and non-profit organizations, Royalton Mayor Andrea Lauer kept her eyes open for the opportunity to use that knowledge to benefit Royalton. “The focus of the trainings was on performing an energy audit to determine how [...]

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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 are large birds [...]

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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, and not often according to Dan Gunderson, meter supervisor with Minnesota [...]

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