STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT The calm after the ice storm
There were all sorts of blogs I wanted to write things I wanted to say, people I wanted to recognize and little did you see this tidbits I wanted to share in the days immediately following the ice st... Posted on 4/16/13 at 5:07 PM
REPRINT 1960: Hail, Wind Damage Causes Power Outage
Part of northwest Worthington was without power for nearly an hour after a wind and hailstorm in 1960. This is the same system that slammed Murray County.... Posted on 7/28/10 at 1:00 PM
JACKSON – Federated Rural Electric in Jackson turned on the last residential meter Monday night with line crews done by 7 p.m. with residential outage restoration. At the peak of Federated’s ice storm outages were as high as 2,200 in Jackson County.
WORTHINGTON — As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nobles Cooperative Electric reported just 587 households without power. At the height of the outages following last week’s ice storm, more than 3,500 members were without power.
9 a.m. press release:
JACKSON – Federated Rural Electric in Jackson is on the home stretch with outages remaining to about 75 members. At the peak of Federated’s ice storm last week it was as high as 2,200 in Jackson County.
9:45 a.m. Sunday press release:
WORTHINGTON -– We are making progress! Yesterday, Nobles Cooperative Electric estimated that 2,500 members were without power, today those numbers show dramatic improvement with 2,000 members out of power. The cooperative can now report that 95 percent of our three-phase (main) line is restored.
SLAYTON — The Slayton, Currie and Lake Wilson areas were without power Wednesday beginning at about 9:30 a.m., according to Nobles Co-op Electric.
“The underbuild was galloping up transmission lines and hitting.
JACKSON — Federated Rural Electric in Jackson reported an outage occurred at 3:27 p.m. Saturday that affected four Federated substations: Miloma, West Lakefield, Round Lake and Minneota. A total of 1,176 Federated members were affected, along with the city of Round Lake.
, November 24, 2009
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