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I paid the pa... Posted on 11/5/09 at 4:57 PM
8 a.m. Sunday update
JACKSON -- 530 Federated members had power restored Saturday.
“We are down from 800 co-op members without power yesterday to 270 as of 7 a.m. Sunday,” said Joe Marthaler, Federated’s operations manager. “Today’s focus involves crews rebuilding 21 miles of power lines due to downed poles. To give you an idea of how many poles that is, some stretches have 16 out of 20 poles downed per mile of line.”
ROUND LAKE — After years of declining enrollment and subsequent financial difficulties, the Round Lake-Brewster School District has begun the consolidation process and is in the preliminary planning stages of closing the Round Lake High School and establishing secondary tuition agreements with neighboring school districts.
ROUND LAKE — When fire ravaged through their trailer house on the morning of Dec. 12, Bill and Maureen Swain and their 15-year-old son, Jimmy, lost not just their home, but all of their belongings and their beloved five-year-old Pomeranian.
ROUND LAKE — A Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a mobile home in Round Lake has left two adults and their teenage son homeless.
The Round Lake Fire Department was paged at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday to 106 First Ave., to find the mobile home completely engulfed, according to Fire Chief Mike Smith. An adult male home at the time was not injured, although two family pets — a dog and a cat — died in the blaze.
Ellenbeckers to showcase new irrigation system at Minnesota Grape Growers Association annual picnic
ROUND LAKE — Nearly 200 people are expected to attend the Minnesota Grape Growers Association’s annual picnic on Sunday at the Round Lake Vineyards.
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