2019 Intern Class

2019 Intern Class

This week, Prairie State was pleased to welcome our 2019 Intern Class to campus. These individuals will be performing meaningful work in various departments across campus, focusing in their area of study. We look forward to a great summer! More
Prairie State Employees Teach Junior Achievement

Prairie State Employees Teach Junior Achievement

The Junior Achievement (JA) program partners businesses with local schools to educate students on entrepreneurship, work readiness, and personal finance. Each year, Prairie State brings this interactive program to students in kindergarten through sixth grade at Okawville Grade School.   Last week, Prairie State volunteers brought JA in a Day to students at Okawville Grade School for the n… More

Lively Grove Mine Receives Holmes Safety Award

Last month, Prairie State’s Lively Grove Mine was recognized by the Holmes Safety Association as having the Best Underground Incident Rate for the first quarter of 2019. This regional award covers mines in Washington, Jackson, Perry, and Randolph counties, and it has been earned by the Lively Grove mine five times since 2016. We are committed to living our values, and one of the ways we show … More
2019 Earth Day Celebration

2019 Earth Day Celebration

Yesterday, in honor of Earth Day, Prairie State employees volunteered to plant milkweed and other wildflowers at various locations across campus. Milkweed is the only plant that Monarch butterfly larvae will eat; therefore, it is vital to the survival of these butterflies. We thank our volunteers for their efforts to restore the Monarch butterfly population and ensure the species’ future sust… More
2019 PSGC Lobby Day

2019 PSGC Lobby Day

On Tuesday, April 9, Prairie State held its first lobby day in Springfield, Illinois! Prairie State employees, representatives from our Illinois member communities, and representatives from our local labor unions joined together in our state capitol to speak with senators and representatives about how potential changes in Illinois energy policy would affect Prairie State. This lobby day gave us… More