Prairie Island Indian Community Authorizes Regional Public Safety Grants

Prairie Island Indian Community Authorizes Regional Public Safety Grants Red Wing, Minn. (October 26, 2017) The Tribal Council of the Prairie Island Indian Community has authorized $31,000 in public safety grants to three neighboring communities. The grants focus on improving the capacity of the three agencies to more quickly and efficiently respond to events that…

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Prairie Island Indian Community Initiates Land Trust Application with the Federal Government for Metro Area Land Parcel; Purchase authorized by Minnesota statue for safe land away from nuclear power plant

WELCH, Minn., June 8, 2016 – Prairie Island Indian Community has submitted an application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to have a 112-acre parcel of land in West Lakeland Township placed into federal trust. The Minnesota Statute 216B.1645, which allowed for the increased storage of nuclear waste at the Prairie Island Nuclear Power…

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