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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

Minnesota 'Hands-Free' Law Effective Aug. 1

Minnesota's new 'Hands-Free' law goes into effect Aug. 1. The law places certain restrictions on the use of cell phones while driving. The Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, a division of the Department of Public Safety, has... Read more

Process Outlined to Resolve, Report CenturyLink Locating Issues

Many municipal utilities and other excavators, along with homeowners and businesses, have been affected by CenturyLink Inc.’s transition to a new locating company to mark the location of CenturyLink underground facilities in Minnesota.... Read more

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