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Minnkota celebrates 80th anniversary

Join Minnkota Power Cooperative in reflecting on an eight-decade history of powering North Dakota and Minnesota.

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Minnkota prepared with COVID-19 response plan

As the global coronavirus pandemic spreads to the United States, Minnkota will continue to keep power flowing to its members.

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Community

Minnkota employees top $50,000 in giving

Minnkota employees' Jeans Day Fund has reached a milestone, touching dozens of charities over the decade.

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Community

Baudette scores a big donation

An anonymous donor has paved the way for a new energy-efficient hockey arena in Baudette, Minnesota.

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Technology

A northern connection

Baudette’s LakeWood Health Center is one of more and more northern Minnesota facilities that are incorporating telemedicine into their care.

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Our Power

Power delivery crews finish rebuild projects

Minnkota's crews dodged rain and cold this fall to bring life to more modern substations and transmission lines.

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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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Features

Repurposing wood

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

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Our Power

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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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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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

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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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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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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