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Municipal Utilities Respond to Owatonna Mutual Aid Call

According to the National Weather Service, tornadoes and other severe wind gusts caused damage across southern Minnesota Thursday. Some of the heaviest hit areas include Owatonna, Medford and West Concord.  Other areas hard hit include... Read more

Meiners, Hanson Pace Contestants at Lineworkers' Rodeo

Tyler Meiners of Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) won the overall journeyman competition and Tyler Hanson of Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU) was the overall apprentice winner, at the second annual Minnesota Lineworkers’ Rodeo, held Sept. 11... Read more

Request Clean Water Funds Now!

Time is running short to request funds from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources fiscal year 2019 Clean Water Fund.  The FY19 CWF RFP  will close at on August 31st. Applications must be submitted via eLINK, BWSR’s... Read more

State Offers Electric Vehicle Charging Grants

Municipal electric utilities should be aware that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is offering grants to install direct current fast-charging stations for electric vehicles along Minnesota highways and interstates. The... Read more

Court grants motions to dismiss complaint regarding Minnesota transmission law

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on June 21 issued a ruling granting motions to dismiss a complaint filed by LSP Transmission Holdings LLC against officials of the state of Minnesota, alleging that Minnesota’s right of... Read more

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