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Crews Work to Restore Cable Service in Fosston

The Verizon cell tower and satellite dishes were damaged by Sunday's storm

FOSSTON, Minn. —┬áPeople in Fosston are still cleaning up after the tornado on Sunday night. Its Verizon cell tower and satellite dishes were damaged by the storm. The structures are being repaired, but there are still several channels people can’t get. A temporary Verizon tower was put up so people would still have service. City officials say it could be…

Strong Sunday Night Storms Cause Damage In Northern Minnesota

Fosston's City Owned Cable TV System Took A Hit

FOSSTON, Minn. — Powerful storms Sunday night took out television service in Fosston. Mayor Jim Offerdahl says an apparent tornado touched down and took out the city’s owned and operated cable TV system. The Verizon cell tower that was a self-supporting tower twisted and buckled. Antennas that receive local channels were also destroyed as well as two large satellite dishes…

Minnesota Suing CenturyLink for Allegedly Overbilling Customers

Attorney General Lori Swanson filed the lawsuit in Anoka County District Court

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota is suing CenturyLink for allegedly over billing customers after quoting lower rates. Attorney General Lori Swanson filed the lawsuit in Anoka County District Court. It argues that the Louisiana-based company has frequently charged people higher monthly rates for internet and cable than they were quoted and refused to honor the lower price. A company spokesman said…