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Thornton Hosts Community Meeting About Home Explosion

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4)- The City of Thornton is preparing to release new details about the home explosion that happened last month.

The city is hosting a community meeting at 7 p.m. 244 more words


Xcel Blamed For Cost Overruns At Monticello Plant

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An investigation by Minnesota utility regulators blames Xcel Energy Inc. for major cost overruns during a project to upgrade its nuclear plant in Monticello. 115 more words


Tree trimmer dies after being shocked by power line in Minnetonka

A 21-year-old tree trimmer died from his injuries Wednesday after being shocked by a power line in Minnetonka, FOX 9 reports.

The incident reportedly happened about 1 p.m. 279 more words


EPA To Consider If Power Plant Adds To Park Haze

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to consider whether pollution controls at Xcel Energy’s Sherco power plant are adequate for cutting haze over two national parks and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. 446 more words


Xcel Energy Files With Public Utilities Commission To Raise Rates

DENVER (CBS4) – Bills could be going up for Xcel Energy customers.

Xcel says it needs to boost prices to upgrade infrastructure and plants, which they say will result in cleaner air. 35 more words


Line Workers Restore Power To 106,000

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of power line workers have restored service to most of the 106,000 Xcel Energy customers who went down in weekend storms. 118 more words


Thousands In Twin Cities Without Power After Storms

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The latest round of strong storms with frequent lightning and heavy rain has knocked out power to thousands across the Twin Cities. 152 more words