Work begins on Minnkota line

Construction is beginning this week on Minnkota Power Cooperative’s $312 million, 250-mile Center-to-Grand Forks transmission line.

Construction work began Tuesday near Binford, N.D., in Griggs County, with crews working both east and west.

Tree clearing and fencing began about two weeks ago, following the North Dakota Public Service Commission’s approval of a route permit last month.

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