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Power outage in Mankato, Minnesota? Contact your local utility company.
MANKATO — Police have released more information about a crash Sept. 19 that caused a power outage near the golf club.
Kasson-Mantorville defenders close in on Mankato East’s Ben Glogowski during Friday’s game at Wolverton Field.
MANKATO — The Mankato Area Foundation announced Thursday that MAF and 11 of their public, private and nonprofit sector partners are “launching one of the largest community-led, mixed-method inclusivity studies
Mankato West High School was locked down Wednesday morning.
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The family of a missing 20-year-old from Mankato says his body was found in Glenwood Pond Monday morning.
MANKATO — A supplier of fentanyl that caused a fatal overdose in Mankato has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, according to court records.
NORTH MANKATO — The annual walk supporting people in recovery from substance use addictions is set for Saturday at Spring Lake Park in North Mankato.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.