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Xcel files plan to close coal-fired power plant in Pueblo

Nov. 24, 2021 18:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Xcel Energy has proposed a tentative agreement to close Colorado's largest coal-fired power plant by 2035, well ahead of its original retirement date of 2070, as regulators consider how the largest utility operating in the state can reduce its carbon emissions. ...

Thursday's Scores

Nov. 11, 2021 22:38 PM EST

State Volleyball Tournament= At Xcel Energy Center (all classes)= Class 4A= Consolation Semifinal= Lakeville North def. Roseville, 15-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-20. Bloomington Jefferson def....

Wild surge past Lee, Islanders 5-2 with 4-goal 3rd period

Nov. 07, 2021 23:49 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Brandon Duhaime scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period about two minutes after Ryan Hartman tied the game for Minnesota, and the Wild registered another comeback win to beat Anders Lee and the New York Islanders 5-2 on Sunday night. ...

Xcel Energy requests electric rate hike of about 20%

Oct. 26, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy wants to increase its electricity rate by about 20% over the next three years, adding an average $15 to $21 per month cumulatively to residential customers' bills. Minneapolis-based Xcel filed its request with the Minnesota Public...

Wild surge past Jets 6-5 in OT on Eriksson Ek's hat trick

Oct. 20, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek and the Minnesota Wild put on quite a show for the first full house at Xcel Energy Center in 19 months. The Wild were overwhelmed with gratitude for their off-the-ice help, from start to finish. Eriksson Ek...

2 men charged in St. Paul bar shootout that left 1 dead

Oct. 11, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two men were charged Monday in connection with a weekend shootout at a busy St. Paul bar that left one woman dead and 14 people injured. Police say Marquisha Wiley, 27, of St. Paul, was killed early Sunday when gunfire broke out at the Seventh...

1 killed, 14 wounded in shootout at Minnesota bar

Oct. 10, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A shootout at a busy bar in St. Paul, Minnesota, early Sunday left a woman dead and 14 other people wounded, authorities said. The shooting happened shortly after midnight at the Seventh Street Truck Park bar. Police said preliminary information...

Kaprizov brings 'it' factor, fresh leader to recharged Wild

Sep. 29, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild get to play a full schedule again, in front of a full house. The crowds coming back after the pandemic-altered, empty-arena season will this time have a main attraction: Kirill Kaprizov. “He's kind of got...

Minnesota solar projects stalled due to Xcel Energy's delays

Sep. 25, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of Minnesota solar projects stalled due to delays by Xcel Energy has ballooned to more than 300, with a backlog of applications that solar industry leaders say will take decades to clear at the utility’s current pace. In one case in...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Sep. 08, 2021 07:13 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. September 4, 2021. Editorial: Require vaccination for state’s K-12 teachers Thwarting an evolving virus requires evolving strategies. Shots for educators is one of them. It is ludicrous that upcoming...