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April 18, 2013
Can't catch a break: lightning cuts power to 800
WORTHINGTON -- By 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nobles Cooperative Electric restored power to nearly all of its Nobles County members -- at least until 7:30 p.m., when it went out again for some residents. "Last night at about 7, we felt we had pretty much everyone restored, except a few that...
April 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
April 16, 2013
Federated completes power restoration in Jackson County
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. "While we are thrilled that the...
April 16, 2013 - 10:28am
Update: Nobles Co-op Electric outages down to 587
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. More than 100 linemen are working to restore power. "Crews continue...
April 16, 2013 - 10:05am
April 15, 2013
Federated plans to restore power to 75 remaining households today
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. "We are down from 290 co-op members without power from...
April 15, 2013 - 9:24am
April 14, 2013
Nobles Co-op Electric gets 500 households powered Saturday; 97 crews working today
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...
April 14, 2013 - 10:11am
April 12, 2013
YMCA offers shower facility for those without power
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Area YMCA is offering its shower facilities free of charge this weekend to people of Nobles County, particularly rural residents, who remain without power. The Y asks that people planning to take showers bring their own towels and toiletry items. Showers...
April 12, 2013 - 3:25pm
March 7, 2012
Power outage in Slayton, Currie, Lake Wilson
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. Basically, that means the lines were flopping in the wind and slapping...
March 7, 2012 - 9:30pm
May 20, 2011
Power outage hits citizens
JACKSON -- More than 1,000 members of Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, lost power for an hour or more Thursday after three insulators failed at a substation. The outage occurred at 4:37 p.m., first affecting West Lakefield, Miloma, Minneota and Round Lake substations, and an hour...
May 20, 2011 - 8:36pm
November 24, 2009
Broken transmission pole causes outage
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. Farm tillage...
November 24, 2009 - 12:00am