2019 Year In Review

2019 Year In Review

2019 was a year full of accomplishments for the Prairie State team. Through meaningful connections to our member-owners, legislators, and employees, we were motivated to not only reach our goals, but to push past them and once again reach record coal production and power generation. To read our 2019 Year In Review, please visit https://bit.ly/3dGiD6h. More
Feeding Those In Need: Souper Bowl VII

Feeding Those In Need: Souper Bowl VII

Each year, Prairie State employees work together to provide food donations to the Marissa Food Pantry and the Okawville CHOW (Combating Hunger on Weekends) Program. The Marissa Food Pantry serves the community by offering food to local families in need. The Okawville CHOW Program was established by parents who noticed children in the free and reduced lunch program were not receiving meals at ho… More
2019 Holiday Drive

2019 Holiday Drive

Prairie State’s 12th annual holiday drive was a success! This year, employees from across campus donated gifts of clothing and toys to support 255 children in need throughout Bond, Clinton, Marion, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington counties. We give thanks for the selfless efforts of all those who participated in this year’s holiday drive. More
Lively Grove Mine Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Lively Grove Mine Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In August, our Lively Grove Mine celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first coal cut from the mine. On that day, they raised this flag to celebrate their recent CORESafety certification. We are proud of our mine employees’ achievements, and we thank them for their commitment to the Prairie State team. More
Mechanical Maintenance Crew

Mechanical Maintenance Crew

The mechanical maintenance crew is tasked with maintaining equipment to increase reliability, ensuring that any piece of equipment is available for operation when needed. This work can include greasing equipment, completing oil changes, and pulling oil samples, which allows them to find any contaminants and predict impending failures. This crew is also responsible for repairing mechanical failu… More