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Power outage in Tofte, Minnesota? Contact your local utility company.
After 4-day outage, AT&T says service is back - Brainerd Dispatch | News, weather, sports from Brainerd and Baxter
Outages started being reported across Minnesota as early as 7:50 a.m. Tuesday morning affecting more than 155,000 customers.
TDS internet outage Tuesday, July 19 caused by damaged fiber - Pine and Lakes Echo Journal | News, weather, sports from Pequot Lakes Minnesota
Over 30 communities lose internet during outage.
Monday is going to be a tough day,' DL utilities manager says; rolling blackouts possible this summer - Detroit Lakes Tribune | News, weather, sports from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Speaking at the end of a Detroit Lakes City Council meeting on June 14, the city's public utilities general manager, and chairman of the board for Missouri River Energy Services, presented the grim news that regional power generation may not meet the expected demand over the summer and rolling blackouts across the region are possible.
Crews work to restore power across Twin Cities area after Wednesday night storms - KSTP.com Eyewitness News
Xcel Energy reported that more than 63,000 customers lost power as of 8:46 p.m. Wednesday night.
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Roughly 375 homes are without power in Winnebago County according to the Heartland Power Cooperative.
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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.