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Milton R. Young Station receives safety honor

Minnkota’s power generation facility has earned the Lignite Energy Council’s Distinguished Safety Award.

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Minnkota receives DOE grant for Project Tundra

Minnkota has received $9.8 million in federal grant funding to move forward on a Project Tundra design study.

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Repurposing wood

The owners of Buffalo Coulee Wood Products bring lumber to life near Cummings, N.D.

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Rebuilding for reliability

As Minnkota’s blink outage efforts wind down, line rebuild projects ramp up.

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Our Power

Blink outage mitigation a success

Minnkota data results show blink outages have declined dramatically over hundreds of miles of treated line.

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Community

Electric transportation celebration

Minnkota and Nodak Electric Cooperative invite the community to two days of EVs, eats and education.

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Technology

Deep dive for data

A geophysical survey seeks to shake out vital subsurface information for North Dakota carbon storage projects like Project Tundra.

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Technology

Revamped to recycle

Six Minnesota counties are now bringing their garbage to a unique and efficient waste and recyclable material processing facility in Fosston.

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Our Power

Making our grid smarter

A major Minnkota distribution automation project aims to improve outage response and communication with member-owners.

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King of the cuts

A Bemidji native is blazing a new path for processing and promotion to boost his family meat business.

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Minnkota sponsors teacher for Lignite Education Seminar

Minnkota continued its tradition of helping a local teacher attend a four-day summit on lignite coal's place in our region's economy.

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Plugged-in pioneers for education transportation

Minnkota joined West Fargo Public Schools and its partners to unveil North Dakota's first all-electric school bus.

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Student engineers honored with Freeman Awards

Minnkota recognizes team of University of North Dakota students for developing an innovative health prototype for patients with stability impairments.

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Covering new ground

Minnkota generation partner BNI Coal will research and test ways to improve its already award-winning reclamation processes.

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Technology

Power of blockchain, unchained

Minnkota and the University of North Dakota are partnering to develop new technology to protect power facility control systems.

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Technology

Project Tundra forges ahead

Carbon capture research continues to gain momentum at Minnkota's Milton R. Young Station with the help of industry partners.

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Community

Minnkota hosts Feed My Starving Children mobile event

Local volunteers and Minnkota employees help pack more than 400,000 meals for undernourished children around the world.

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Milton R. Young Station reaches safety milestone

Minnkota's power generation facility has passed a million work hours without a lost-time injury.

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Technology

Hovering beyond the horizon

Minnkota's research partnerships are harnessing both academic and commercial UAS expertise to find more efficient ways to inspect power lines.

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Gov. Burgum signs carbon capture bill

The tax exemption legislation will help North Dakota's coal-based power facilities move forward with carbon capture efforts.

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Minnkota holds 79th annual meeting

Minnkota Power and Square Butte Cooperatives gather to reflect on a successful 2018 and discuss the challenges of the future.

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Our Power

Minnkota completes Fargo power upgrades

Minnkota Power Cooperative has wrapped up a major conversion project to prepare for the heightened electricity needs of the Fargo-West Fargo community.

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Raise the roost

Minnkota, landowners and the Minnesota DNR have worked together to provide a safe, alternative home for ospreys.

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Community

A hot ice sport

Across Minnkota's service area in North Dakota and Minnesota, the sport of curling has seen an uptick after the U.S. won Olympic gold in 2018.

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Hoeven introduces Carbon Capture Modernization Act

Proposed legislation could better support Minnkota's Project Tundra efforts for carbon capture and sequestration.

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Our Power

Working on the beautiful Angle

The Northwest Angle is vast and scenic, but Minnkota crews sometimes find challenges in providing services to the northernmost point in the contiguous U.S.

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Our Power

Line freeze expertise

During ice events, Minnkota leverages engineering, muscle and teamwork to keep the power on for its members.

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Technology

Towering feats of engineering

Minnkota embarks on a microwave tower overhaul, bringing its system into the digital age.

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