Skip to main content
Morris Sun Tribune
Patrons say Joos will be missed
Minn. Legislature and Gov. Dayton grind out compromise on $46 billion in spending
Little Miss Hancock returns
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
Minnesota project could help small farmers connect with rural grocery stores
Prep Baseball: Lakers use big inning to wash out Morris/C-A
Prep Softball: Tigers beat Montevideo in second round of 3AA
Kirwin leads trap team in week four
Prep Golf: Tiger girls advance as a team in 3AA
College Track: Goemann, Combellick earn All-Region nods
Edward J. Morrison
Ruth "Joanne" Christenson
Bits and Pieces: More on the naturalization exam
Bits and Pieces: The Buddy Poppy tradition
Change is never easy, but it is necessary
Letter to the editor: Wear poppy proudly
Letter to the editor: Stop the Jake brakes
Sun Tribune Open Houses
Record Open House
Dudding Wocken engagement
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
2017 Farm Progress Issue
National FFA Week 2017
March 13, 2017
Potential RFS changes upset biofuels industries
WASHINGTON — Rumors of potential changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard are creating some concerns in the biofuels industries. Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen has reported a White House official told him a coming executive order would move the "point...
March 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 28, 2017
White House denies Trump order on biofuels program, sows market confusion
The White House on Tuesday, Feb. 28, denied that President Donald Trump planned to issue an executive order to change the national biofuels program,...
February 28, 2017 - 3:24pm
August 29, 2015
DENCO II received DEED grant
MORRIS, Minn - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded Morris-based ethanol plant DENCO II a $750,000 grant to purchase three pieces of equipment intended to increase energy efficiency. Mick Miller, DENCO II General Manager, told the Morris...
August 29, 2015 - 2:28pm
June 13, 2015
Blaine Gomer: EPA puts oil industry agenda ahead of American farmers
It hasn't always been easy for the average American farmer. Farmers have had to work tirelessly to stay afloat amid fluctuating crop demand and a tumultuous environmental and political climate. Despite the chaos, hope springs from domestic biofuel production, which has bolstered...
June 13, 2015 - 5:14am
April 9, 2013
Ethanol producer to pay $136,500 for risk management and chemical reporting violations at Aberdeen and Huron, S.D. facilities
DENVER, Colo. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that Advanced BioEnergy, LLC, based in Bloomington, Minn., has agreed to pay penalties totaling $136,500 to settle claims related to violations at its Huron and Aberdeen, S.D. ethanol production facilities....
April 9, 2013 - 10:43am
April 3, 2012
April 3, 2012 - 11:58am
September 30, 2010
Former Grafton, N,D. ethanol plant sells for $525,000
GRAFTON, N.D. -- The former Alchem Ltd. Ethanol plant was sold at auction Wednesday for $525,000, just a fraction of the millions of dollars...
September 30, 2010 - 6:02am
August 31, 2010
Fergus Falls ethanol operator receives extension
Otter Tail Ag Enterprises, which operates the Fergus Falls, Minn., ethanol plant, has six more weeks to come up with $12 million worth of capital,...
August 31, 2010 - 2:07am
June 15, 2010
DENCO attempting to re-start operations
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Officials of the DENCO ethanol plant have been working to get the plant in operation again since it shut down in...
June 15, 2010 - 4:29pm
April 30, 2010
CVEC ethanol plant hit with penalties
Chippewa Valley Ethanol Co. will pay a penalty consisting of $70,000 in cash and a Supplemental Environmental Project costing at least $50,000 to resolve alleged violations of the company's air quality permit at its ethanol production facility in Benson, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
April 30, 2010 - 3:00pm
April 7, 2010
Minnesota Energy says it plans to close ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake
BUFFALO LAKE -- The Minnesota Energy ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake is closing, putting 20 people out of work. The decision to suspend ethanol production was a difficult and painful one, but necessary, according to Randy Byro, chairman of the board for the farmer-owned ethanol plant...
April 7, 2010 - 9:12am
November 3, 2009
Fergus ethanol plant files for bankruptcy
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Otter Tail Ag Enterprises, which operates an ethanol plant here, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the company announced. The...
November 3, 2009 - 9:35am
October 29, 2009
Ethanol plant fined $425,000
Bushmills Ethanol Inc.
October 29, 2009 - 9:50am
October 2, 2009
Hankinson ethanol plant to reopen under new ownership
The idled Hankinson, N.D., ethanol plant has been sold, and the new owner plans to reopen it as soon as Saturday. Murphy Oil, based in El Dorado,...
October 2, 2009 - 7:46am
September 29, 2009
New CVEC top exec no stranger to the industry
By Tom Cherveny West Central Tribune BENSON -- Mike Jerke will succeed Bill Lee as the general manager of the Chippewa Valley Ethanol...
September 29, 2009 - 12:45pm