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The Low Has Arrived
After a summer of decently good mental health and a bit of a manic time last week (I even started a business!), the low is quickly approaching. I shared with my staff at work yesterday that it is here...
8/24/12 at 7:30 AM
The Good, the Bad and the Abysmally, Painfully Awful
Apparently, the movie Battleship is about as bad as you would have expected it to be. I have a hard time believing any movie could be as bad as Transformers was, but apparently this hits that low mark...
5/23/12 at 1:26 PM Documenting a History of Weirdness 11/27/11 at 6:14 PM
Kuchen and Wind Turbines 10/4/11 at 1:34 PM
Green Scene No-Bake Energy Bites
I was on a mission. I needed more Green Scene No-Bake Energy Bites. I had been to the cozy organic market and deli just the week before. The half dozen Energy Bites I grabbed from the Green Scene deli...
5/13/12 at 6:00 AM Marathon Weekend: Power Up and Keep Rockin' with Energy Bites 5/19/11 at 10:45 AM
Marathon Power Cookies: not just for the runners 5/20/10 at 3:00 AM
8 New Ways to Go Green this Earth Week!
It's Earth Week and that means you can expect to see lots of green. But before your unplug your Prius and head to the grocery store with yourreusablebags, Habitat ReStore has a list of 8 ways to go gr...
4/20/12 at 1:32 PM Energy Saving Tips 2/9/12 at 10:58 AM
Greg Thrall retires after 39 years of dedicated service
Greg Thrall, senior vice president of operations and IT, retired on March 31, 2012, from Border States Electric (BSE), Fargo, N.D. For more on this story visit http://www.prairiebizmag.com/event/arti...
4/16/12 at 8:39 AM Holland named vice president supply chain services 4/13/12 at 8:42 AM
Border States Electric names Christopher branch manager 1/9/12 at 3:07 PM
The Future is Bleak
Yesterday's video was incredibly optimistic. Today's...not so much. This is actually a hard video to pay attention to because the presentation isn't very good. I'll sum up the points though. Paul G...
3/2/12 at 7:52 PM
Lighten the Load
Since having our first child three years ago and especially since our second came along last fall, I have been absolutely amazed by how much laundry is involved in being a parent. In fact, I find it...
2/29/12 at 10:30 AM Toilet Paper: Less Really Is More 2/11/12 at 10:00 AM
Students experience wind power at DMI
Washington Elementary 5th grade studentsin Rob Arneson's class had an onsite lesson Friday on renewable energy from experts at DMI Industries in West Fargo.They learned about basic electricity and r...
2/20/12 at 12:52 PM
Wind Lessons Make Big Impression
Bottineau County elementary school students havediscovered a simple saltine cracker can teach them aboutwind energy. These youngsters were among about 4,100 North Dakota students who joined millions...
2/15/12 at 9:10 AM NDSU Partner in $1 Million Energy Beet Development Project 2/7/12 at 8:02 PM
How renters can cut energy bills 1/27/11 at 12:26 PM
New gas processing plant planned near Ross
BISMARCK A plant capable of processing up to 75 million cubic feet of natural gas per day will be developed near Ross, N.D. Houston-based Plains All American Pipeline announced the project Friday. Th...
1/28/12 at 7:00 AM Oil Patch testimony to legislators 1/27/12 at 3:08 PM
The oil boom's impact on schools 1/23/12 at 11:13 AM
Campus continues sustainability efforts
MSUM continues striving toward a sustainable campus, adding features such as the water bottle-filling station above. Were continuing practices of being more energy-efficient, said Jeff Goebel, physi...
1/25/12 at 11:00 AM Dispelling the myth of calorie-free energy drinks 9/22/11 at 12:29 AM
Energy drinks: Fine in moderation, dangerous when overused by consumers 3/15/11 at 10:36 PM
The Keystone XL pipeline show comes to SD on Thursday
The action today is in Nebraska, yesterday it was Texas. On Thursday, South Dakota will get in on what has become national news on any given day. The National Wildlife Federation, agroup opposed to T...
9/27/11 at 2:20 PM Hyperion PR goes a bit too far 9/22/11 at 9:30 AM
$2.95 gas to the west of us 1/14/11 at 3:31 PM
William Herschel, a famous astronomer of the mid 1700s through the early 1800s, is probably most famous for discovering the planet, Uranus, the first planet discovered with the use of a telescope. He...
8/26/11 at 8:36 PM
One of many elephants in the living room
"Gov. Jerry Brown in April signed into law a mandate that a third of the electricity used in California come from renewable sources, including wind and solar, by 2020. The new law is the most aggressi...
6/11/11 at 6:55 AM Grouse vs. alternative energy: Hmmm 3/2/11 at 12:19 PM
A breezy end to prairie chickens? 7/17/10 at 1:09 AM
Saving Energy Blog and Links
The U.S. Department of Energy has a Government Energy Saver's Blog that they highlighed on this website: http://www.energysavers.gov/ You can connect with all energy categories. We were in Cloquet ...
3/20/11 at 6:10 AM Tidbits For Health and Savings 3/3/11 at 7:01 AM
Lowering Your Diabetes Risk 11/22/10 at 8:20 AM