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Alex lifters compete in Tactical Strength Challenge
Nighthawk football falls to Royalton
Scott Dirck Golf Academy hosts parent-child tourney
Alexandria students attend Respect Retreat
Humane society presents ‘A Hypnotic Halloween’
Trumpet soloist featured at upcoming Central Lakes All-Conference Jazz Festival
ECFE celebrates 40 years
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Births - Douglas County Hospital through September 23, 2014
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From the stand: Bucks becoming nocturnal
Mohr’s monster walleye
Hunting photos wanted from readers
Memorial Service - Warren Walters, 85
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Funeral - Glen Barber, 84
Funeral - Wilma Perry, 97
Memorial Service - Richard Moeser, 54
Jay Sieling deeply understands the issues
Voter just doesn’t get it
In the Know: Thank you, volunteer fire fighters
Observations from the archives, 2004: Political signs target of pranksters
Forum Editorial: Let Peterson continue to work for 7th District
What is a fair farmland rental agreement?
USDA addresses herbicide-resistant weeds
‘Cover crops in action’ is topic of Women Caring for the Land event
Dairy Farm Bill meeting to be held November 5
Top 10 ‘must do’ fall chores
Luther Crest receives two $25,000 grants
Elden’s Fresh Foods honored at fall food show
Rhonda Boesen presented with Spirit of Hampton Award for performance
Alexandria Golden K Kiwanis sponsors Car Care Saturday
Lions club elects officers
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On The Street
April 11, 2013
After snow and ice hit, remember your natural gas meter
Snow or ice formations on or near the natural gas meter can cause potentially dangerous conditions. Accumulation of snow and ice can affect proper operation or ventilation of the regulator, which could cause over-pressurization. Natural gas regulators are designed to maintain a constant...
April 11, 2013 - 10:35am
June 13, 2012
CenterPoint Energy awards Carlos Community Partnership Grant
CenterPoint Energy recently awarded the city of Carlos a $2,500 Community Partnership Grant for radio communications equipment for emergency responders that will be used to serve the community. "We are pleased that our Community Partnership Grants provide financial support to cities...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 24, 2012
Extra help available to help qualifying customers pay natural gas bill
CenterPoint Energy customers who qualified for and received funds during this heating season under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can apply for additional funds through the Gas Affordability Program (GAP). GAP helps qualifying customers pay for current and...
March 24, 2012 - 8:51am
November 26, 2011
Are you safe from carbon monoxide poisoning?
CenterPoint Energy would like to remind the public of important safety tips to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) exposure. CO is a poisonous gas that is colorless, odorless, tasteless and non-irritating. When inhaled, CO combines with the blood preventing proper absorption of oxygen, which...
November 26, 2011 - 9:58am
September 19, 2011
CenterPoint proposes to suspend inverted block rate program
Texas-based CenterPoint Energy announced that it plans to halt its inverted block rate program, pending further study and a commission order subject to approval by the PUC. The action is in response to a request that the Attorney General's Office previously filed with the Public...
September 19, 2011 - 11:41am
May 28, 2011
CenterPoint Energy issues natural gas safety tips after the storm
CenterPoint Energy would like to remind the public of important natural gas safety tips after severe weather. "It is very important that residents know what to do when they return home after severe weather and utility damage," said Dean Headlee, pipeline safety and compliance manager...
May 28, 2011 - 4:25pm
July 18, 2010
When storms threaten, follow these natural gas safety tips
CenterPoint Energy would like to remind the public of important natural gas safety tips where there is severe weather. "Knowing how to respond to an emergency and planning ahead of a storm can make all the difference in the aftermath of severe weather," said Dean Headlee, pipeline...
July 18, 2010 - 12:35pm
December 19, 2008
CenterPoint Energy files to increase rates 6 percent
CenterPoint Energy on November 3 filed an application with the Minnesota Public Utility Commission (MPUC) to change the company's natural gas distribution rates. If approved, the new rates will increase the average residential customer's bill by about 6 percent or $5.50 per month. "CenterPoint...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 6, 2008
CenterPoint Energy files for rate increase
CenterPoint Energy recently filed an application with the Minnesota Public Utility Commission (MPUC) to change the company's natural gas distribution rates. If approved, the new rates will increase the average residential customer's bill by about 6 percent or $5.50 per month. "CenterPoint...
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am