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May 10, 2018
Nuclear waste storage bill passes in U.S. House
May 10, 2018 - 12:27pm
May 8, 2018
Prairie Island nuclear plant. File photo
Progress on spent nuclear fuel storage? Local officials say they hope so
May 8, 2018 - 2:21pm
December 19, 2017
Nicole Lehto recites the oath of office with Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal Court Judge B.J. Jones. Samantha Bengs / RiverTown Multimedia
Tribal leaders old and new
December 19, 2017 - 1:45pm
November 28, 2017
Prairie Island Tribal Council leaders (from left, back row) Shelley Buck, Lu Taylor, Johnny Johnson, State Representative Barb Haley and Pheng Vang of the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund posed with community members at a celebration gathering on Nov. 21. Samantha Bengs / RiverTown Multimedia
Prairie Island Indian Community receives Super Bowl grant
November 28, 2017 - 2:45pm
June 3, 2017
Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal members, from left, Johnny Johnson, Lucy Taylor, Audrey Bennett, Shelley Buck and Rich Buck broke ground Thursday on the site of a new elder assisted living center in Welch. Samantha Bengs RiverTown Multimedia
Prairie Island breaks ground on assisted living center
June 3, 2017 - 8:00am
November 21, 2016
A powwow was held at Burnside Elementary School during the Minnesota Indian Education Association's annual conference hosted by Prairie Island Indian Community. (Photo by Samantha Bengs)
Prairie Island hosts annual conference
November 21, 2016 - 6:00am
October 27, 2016
Prairie Island Tribal Council President Shelley Buck spoke to fourth-graders about the role of tribal government. Red Wing Mayor Dan Bender spoke to students a few weeks earlier. (Photo by Samantha Bengs)
Students learn tribal government
October 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 21, 2016
Resident Inspector Luke Haeg checks the status of the control room— the brain of Prairie Island nuclear plant. (photo by Maureen McMullen)
Nuclear plant inspector motivated by service to community
September 21, 2016 - 3:45pm
June 8, 2016
U.S Court of Appeals upholds rule on nuclear waste storage
June 8, 2016 - 3:03pm
May 11, 2016
Nuclear Regulatory Commission sets open house for May 18
May 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 13, 2016
Xcel open to studying options for nuclear plant’s future
February 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
December 19, 2015
Judge Henry Buffalo swears in Johnny Johnson to his 11th term on Prairie Island Tribal Council.  (Republican Eagle photos by Anne Jacobson)
Tribal Council pledges to lead, protect
December 19, 2015 - 5:00pm
December 9, 2015
Work wraps up on Prairie Island Unit 2
December 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
November 25, 2015
Tribal leaders will be sworn in Dec. 16
November 25, 2015 - 5:00pm
October 19, 2015
Planned outage at Prairie Island begins
October 19, 2015 - 10:39am