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Members Conclude Business at 76th Annual Conference

A number of actions were taken at the 76 th MMUA Annual Conference, held Aug. 21-23 at Madden’s Resort near Brainerd. John Crooks of Shakopee, Chris Olson of Alexandria and Vernell Roberts of Detroit Lakes were elected to a second... Read more

MMPA Dedicates Shakopee Energy Park

Shakopee Energy Park, owned and operated by the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA), welcomed members of the Shakopee community and wider public to view a new, local source of electricity, at the facility’s grand opening on July 27.... Read more

SMMPA, Partners Dedicate Lemond Solar Center

An open house was held at the Lemond Solar Center, on the outskirts of Owatonna, the afternoon of Thursday, July 13. The 5-megawatt (ac) project is owned by Enerparc Inc., which sells all the output to the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power... Read more

Mutual Aid Swings Into Action in Detroit Lakes

Widespread damage in the Detroit Lakes area was reported early July 12 after overnight storms. The National Weather Service reported winds of approximately 80 miles per hour. Detroit Lakes Public Utilities put in a call for mutual aid to MMUA... Read more

MPCA Begins Process to Amend Water Quality Fee Rules

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) in the June 26 State Register issued a notice that it is planning to begin a process to amend water quality fee rules (Minnesota Rules chapters 7002 and 7083). This could lead to an increase in... Read more