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Minnesota Municipal Crews Head Home from Florida

The Minnesota municipal electric utility crews dispatched to Florida in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian departed for home in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Sept. 4. The hurricane brushed Florida with tropical storm conditions and now... Read more

Minnesota Public Power Crews Await the Storm in Florida

Minnesota municipal utility lineworkers were among the ‘public power’ utility crews arriving in Florida and other parts of the Southeast over the past several days, in advance of Hurricane Dorian. An MMUA-organized contingent of... Read more

Minnesota municipals to provide 'mutual aid' in response to Florida hurricane call

Hurricane Dorian intensifies as it approaches Florida, and utilities are preparing for the worst. Those preparations are reaching as far as Minnesota. In response to a call from Kissimmee, Fla., the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association... Read more

Race for Fallen Linemen Aug. 10 in Alexandria

The fifth annual Race for Fallen Linemen  will be held at Viking Speedway in Alexandria the evening of Saturday, Aug. 10. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to The Fallen Linemen Organization, which provides financial... Read more

Rochester Selects 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030 Scenarios

ROCHESTER, MN --- The Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) Utility Board selected two Resource Plan scenarios that include 100% renewable energy by 2030 at the July 23 rd RPU Utility Board Meeting. After a presentation of scenario options and... Read more