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Utilities Offer Home Energy Saving Tips, Cost Savings

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With winter at the doorstep, energy bills are about to jump. It’s the season when our furnaces run harder and lights are on longer. 560 more words


Strong Winds Blamed For Power Outages, Downed Trees

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Strong winds along the Front Range on Wednesday are being blamed for widespread power outages, downed power lines and downed trees. 367 more words


Wind Causes Power Outages, Issues For Drivers On Front Range

By Joel Hillan

GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Wind has been causing various issues for drivers across Colorado’s Front Range on Wednesday morning.

Blowing snow is causing low visibility and in some cases creating a layer of ice on the roads. 251 more words


Prep volleyball: Spartans fall flat at state

ST. PAUL — They started out flat, but they’ve done that before, especially in the playoffs.

This time, however, the Rocori volleyball team stayed flat. Concordia Academy of Roseville made sure of it. 908 more words


Xcel Energy plans to offer customers renewable-only electricity

A new program could be coming to Minnesota allowing Xcel Energy customers to get all of their electricity from renewable sources – namely solar and wind power. 323 more words


Xcel Energy Introduces New Alternatives Energy Program

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Xcel Energy has proposed a new alternatives energy program.

It would allow Minnesota customers to get 100 percent of their electricity from the wind and sun. 52 more words


Prep volleyball: Spartans hop past Tigers at state

ST. PAUL — When things are going right for the Rocori Spartans, Morgan Holthaus hops.

It’s not a little bunny hop, either. It’s a high, two-legged leap that comes with a huge smile after just about every match point that goes the Spartans’ way. 1,235 more words