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04/06/2015
We have been familiar with LED technology for some time. However, price and financial incentives as well as the long-term reliability of LED lights became clear to us a couple years ago (2013). I was tired of pulling out our 24-foot ladder in the brisk winters to change out our old metal halide...
03/31/2015
Being a rural business owner can be tough. Fortunately, there are a couple of programs aimed at helping those businesses save energy and save money on their all-important bottom lines. The federal REAP Grant and rebates from People’s Energy Cooperative provide a big incentive to save money...
03/26/2015
The City of Northfield has joined the ranks of many Minnesota cities that seek to find and improve ways in which their operations can be environmentally friendly and healthy. The Minnesota GreenStep program, a part of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, is a voluntary endeavor for cities to...
03/14/2015
“The message is that there are lots of opportunities to save water, energy and money.It’s critical to our water future.” A drip in the shower may seem like more of a nuisance than anything, but over time all of those little drops make a big splash. Sixty drops a minute add up...
03/12/2015
New Hope has joined Minnesota GreenStep Cities, an assistance and recognition program to help cities achieve sustainability goals. See the video on 12 TV’s website
03/10/2015
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – A conference about clean energy kicked off today at the River’s Edge Convention Center as interest in solar gardens in Minnesota heats up. It’s the sixth time that the conference, which is held every other year, has been held in St. Cloud, according to Lissa...
03/10/2015
Erika Bailey-Johnson is one of Nissan’s newest LEAF owners. The Bemidji resident purchased the electric-only vehicle a few weeks ago, but she’s been a hybrid owner for the last decade. Her previous vehicle was a Toyota Prius. “I felt good about having a fuel-efficient vehicle...
03/01/2015
Power Up Winona-Community Solar received a $3,500 Southeast Clean Energy Resource Team (CERT) seed grant in 2014 to review and evaluate the role Winona-area nonprofits and institutions can play in successfully developing a community solar project. The long-term goal of the group, to establish a 1...
02/27/2015
What does the word “sustainability” mean for our community? What actions can we take to make our community more resilient to environmental and economic challenges we might face? These are questions the Bemidji Sustainability Committee convenes each month to address. Through the years...
02/27/2015
Nisswa received 14 applications for the planning and zoning administrator position. Interviews are scheduled next week. In the meantime, the city is contracting with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) in Staples for planning and zoning services on a contractual basis for up to three months...

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