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Prairie Island nuclear plant

May 22, 2019
Xcel Energy's 2019 Upper Midwest Energy Plan does not seek to relicense the Prairie Island nuclear plant in Red Wing, however the company may consider it as the current licenses draw closer to their expiration dates of 2033 and 2034. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Xcel changing energy plan; no decision on Prairie Island plant relicensing
May 22, 2019 - 11:48am
April 5, 2019
Viewpoint: Lessons from Three Mile Island aren't over
April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 21, 2019
More than 300 volunteers had filled around 20,000 sandbags as of Thursday morning over three days of flood preparation efforts on Prairie Island. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
VIDEO: Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags as flood preparations continue on Prairie Island
March 21, 2019 - 12:53pm
March 19, 2019
Volunteers fill sandbags March 19, 2019, at Treasure Island Resort and Casino in preparation for possible flooding on Prairie Island. River levels are forecasted to near flood stage early next week. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Flood preparations begin on Prairie Island
March 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
January 4, 2019
Prairie Island Indian Community purchases land near Pine Island
January 4, 2019 - 10:14am
October 31, 2018
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Refueling, upgrades complete at Prairie Island nuclear plant
October 31, 2018 - 1:33pm
October 27, 2018
Xcel uses drones to inspect nuclear plants
October 27, 2018 - 7:38am
October 26, 2018
Letters: Hike up Barn Bluff was great
October 26, 2018 - 6:16am
August 24, 2018
U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis (right), R-Minnesota, and Rep. John Shimkus (center), R-Illinois, listen Aug. 23, 2018, to Scott Sharp with Xcel Energy near the spent nuclear fuel storage casks at the Prairie Island nuclear plant near Red Wing, Minn. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress
August 24, 2018 - 8:07am
Rows of spent nuclear fuel storage casks sit outside Prairie Island nuclear plant. Proposed legislation would allocate $1 million to Xcel Energy to study the best way to relocate the waste out of the state if an interim repository is opened. File photo
Omnibus earmarks $40M for Prairie Island renewable energy programs
April 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 20, 2017
Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant, Unit 1 and 2. Photo courtesy of Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Prairie Island refueling Unit 2
October 20, 2017 - 5:54pm
President of Xcel Energy Minnesota Chris Clark speaks at the utility's annual community breakfast. RiverTown Multimedia play button
Nuclear helps drive carbon-free transformation
October 20, 2017 - 1:52pm
August 24, 2017
Performance Improvement Coordinator, Courtney Loosbrock plays a game for United Way while her dad, Mark Loosbrock, shift manager looks on. The tournament has become a family event for the Loosbrock’s.
Over $26K raised for United Way
August 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
July 10, 2017
NRC to discuss nuclear plant's 2016 safety record
July 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 23, 2017
Viewpoint: See how we're 'powering our community'
May 23, 2017 - 2:00pm