Gas Crunch In North Dakota

"On Thursday, the average cost for a gallon of regular gasoline in North Dakota was $3.09, topped only by Hawaii’s $3.23 average, according to AAA fuel gauge reports. In Minnesota, the average was $2.99." This is from an excellent article by Teri Finneman in the Forum.  Cenex regional manager Kent Satrang, in the business for…
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New Website Helps Engage Citizens To Walk And Bicycle

"A community that is designed to allow easy and convenient opportunities for walking and bicycling to get to places such as work, school, church and our local shopping area is a community that will have healthier citizens" These are the words of Justin Kristan Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Council of…
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Researchers Develop Electricity-producing Water Plant

"The technology uses methane from waste treatment to produce about half the electricity needed to power the plant." We’re also working to develop viable methods to convert more methane at our waste water treatment plant to energy here in Fargo.   The city is already producing energy from methane at the landfill.  The opportunities for making…
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New USDA Energy Grants For Small Communities

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns recently announced the availability of $21.9 million to help rural communities cope with extremely high energy costs  Communities have until October 1 to apply for grants under this program. USDA programs are generally available for Land Grant Colleges, rural programs and communities with under 50,000 in their Metro Area.  Here’s the…
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USDA Announces Energy Grants

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns recently announced the availability of $21.9 million to help rural communities cope with extremely high energy costs  Communities have until October 1 to apply for grants under this program. USDA programs are generally available for Land Grant Colleges, rural programs and communities with under 50,000 in their Metro Area.  Here’s the…
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