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Power outages for over 700 in Marshall County

January 12, 2013
By ANDREW POTTER - Staff Writer ( , Times-Republican

More than 700 households went without power in Marshall County Friday night. Ryan Stensland, spokesperson for Alliant Energy, said the communities affected were Gilman, Laurel and Ferguson, beginning at 8:10 p.m. He said a malfunction of a breaker at a substation off of the Sutherland Generating plant was the reason for the outages.

By 8:32 p.m. Friday, power in Laurel was restored to 304 customers with hopes power would be restored to 430 customers in Gilman and Ferguson later that night, Stensland said.



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