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Squirrels cause power outage

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WADENA - Two squirrels caused a power shortage by getting in the line on 7th Street SW resulting in a one-hour loss of power to 200 homes, M State and the junior high school late Monday afternoon.

A partial power loss occurred when one phase of the three phase feeder line came down, said Rick Schwartz, interim City of Wadena electric and water superintendant.

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