Deadline for first round of comments about natural gas price spike is Friday

Winter storms that hit Texas and much of the south in February created a natural gas price spike, driving up the price of natural gas ten times more than normal in some parts of the state. Those costs will soon be passed to customers and the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is collecting public comment to better understand the impact.

President Biden declares major disaster in Texas

The extreme winter weather that left residents of Texas and other Southern states shivering through an unseasonal cold spell is testing President Joe Biden's disaster management skills.