The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved the rate increase, but it's actually less than half what the Minneapolis-based utility originally requested. The Star Tribune reports the average residential customer will get a $30 refund because they've already been paying a higher interim rate.
Rep. Boebert refuses to apologize for Islamophobic comment toward Rep. Omar
A phone call Monday between the two lawmakers ended abruptly.
Vikings place Patrick Peterson on COVID-19/reserve list
The Vikings cornerback said he was vaccinated in August.
'Numerous' reports of eager anglers falling through ice
Conditions are still unpredictable, and can vary even across a single body of water.
Minnesota health officials watching closely for omicron variant
Health leaders do not yet know how transmissible or severe the new variant is.
School bus driver charged in fatal hit-and-run will plead guilty
Another motorist told the driver to call 911, but he instead got on the bus and drove off, charges say.
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As pandemic continues, so do efforts to improve child mental health access
Children's Minnesota has announced it will open its first inpatient mental health facility for under 18s.
Mike Zimmer denies report that Dalvin Cook suffered torn labrum, dislocated shoulder
Zimmer says Cook could still play Sunday at Detroit.
Charges: Clinic locked down after man tried to enter, threatened passersby
Staff at the clinic suspected he was intoxicated, according to the complaint.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, November 29
The state's latest report includes data from the Thanksgiving break.
Judge endorses dramatically lower Xcel Energy electric-rate increase
The recommendation is 63 percent lower than Xcel Energy's original request. A spokeswoman told the Pioneer Press residential customers would see their monthly bill increase by about $2. If the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission agrees with the judge, customers would receive a refund of about $24.
Xcel Energy proposes 15.2% electricity price hike over 3 years
It's filed the proposal with the Minnesota PUC.
Xcel Energy significantly reduces proposed rate hike
The deal still needs approval by the state Public Utilities Commission. If approved, the average Xcel residential customer would see a 2.7 percent rate increase -- or an additional $2.30 a month.
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