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Nuclear Plant At Monticello Shuts Down

Utility officials say they’re investigating an automatic shutdown of Minnesota’s nuclear plant at Monticello.

09/25/2012

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State Patrol Looking For Suspect In High Speed Chase

The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a suspect Saturday morning after a driver led them on a high speed chase in the northwest metro.

02/18/2012

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Patrol: Semi Goes Off Road, Breaks Through Ice

A semi went off road on Interstate 94 near Monticello Friday morning and broke through the ice of a pond, sinking up to its windshield, authorities said.

01/06/2012

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Xcel Energy Power Plant Restored To Full Power

Xcel Energy’s Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant is up and running again, about three weeks after an unscheduled shutdown.

12/13/2011

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Singing Carols For Family Who Lost Teen To Cancer

Neighbors came together Sunday night using an old tradition to help a family that really needs it.

12/04/2011

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Minn. Nuclear Plant Returns To Full Power

Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear power plant is back at full power 10 days after shutting down.

10/31/2011

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Monticello Nuclear Plant Automatically Shuts Down

Operators of the Monticello nuclear power plant are investigating what caused a transformer to lock out, prompting the plant to automatically shut down.

10/21/2011

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NRC Inspecting Monticello Nuclear Power Plant

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting a special inspection of the Monticello nuclear power plant.

09/13/2011

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Teen Accused Of Stealing Credit Card Info From ‘Hundreds’ Of McDonald’s Drive-Thru Customers

If you got something to eat at the Monticello McDonald’s on East 7th Street in July or August, police say your credit card information may have been compromised.

09/09/2011

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Xcel Energy To String Power Lines With Helicopters

Xcel Energy is asking drivers on Interstate 94 to keep their eyes on the road. Starting on Tuesday, crews will begin using a helicopter to string wires between Monticello and St. Cloud.

08/15/2011

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Helicopter To String Lines Along Interstate 94

Utility crews will start using a helicopter this week to string wires on poles along a high-voltage transmission line from Monticello to St. Cloud.

08/15/2011

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Counterfeit Currency Scam Busted In Monticello

Store clerks are often trained to spot counterfeit currency. Using special felt markers, they’ll check to see if the money tendered is worth the paper it’s printed on. If the marker stripe on the large denomination bill turns yellow, chances are the bill is legitimate.

08/05/2011

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Driver Ejected In Police Chase On I-94 Near Monticello

A driver fleeing from police was ejected when the car rolled into a median on Interstate 94 near Monticello, Minn.

07/26/2011

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Mike Lynch Competes In Monticello’s Blueberry Pie-Eating Contest

Mike Lynch competed in a Blueberry Pie-Eating contest at Monticello Riverfest on Saturday afternoon.

07/11/2011

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Monticello Nuclear Plant Fired Up

The Monticello nuclear power plant has been returned to full service.

07/01/2011

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