POWER OUTAGE

Approximately 9,800 people in Moorhead impacted by Tuesday’s rolling blackouts

More blackouts are possible Tuesday night and Wednesday morning

MOORHEAD, Minn. — More rolling blackouts are possible Tuesday night until 10 o’clock and Wednesday morning in Moorhead. Tina Kooren is one of approximately 9,800 people in Moorhead impacted by Tuesday’s rolling blackouts. She runs a home daycare and when the power went out at 10 a.m., she had eight kids to look after. “My main concern was just the…

UPDATE: Power is back in Moorhead

UPDATE: Power is back in Moorhead. According to Moorhead Public Service. MPS experienced an outage that affected many areas of the city. As of 12:47 PM power has been restored, and crews are investigating the cause. We know that being without power is an inconvenience, and appreciated your patience. If you are experience no power, please call us at 218-477-8000….

Power outage affecting over 3,000 Xcel energy customers in Fargo area

FARGO, ND — Xcel Energy reports that more than 3,000 customers are currently without power. According to Xcel Energy the cause of the outage was a car striking a piece of Xcel’s equipment. The crash occurred at 25th street and 13th Avenue South. Customers should be seeing restoration of power after NOON. Categories: Community, Local News, North Dakota News Tags:…

Power Has Been Restored As Of 1:47 p.m.

CCEC says the equipment was struck by a snow removal company.

FARGO, ND — Cass County Electric Cooperative reports at least 168 customers are without power right now. The area of the outage is the Maple Ridge area near 63rd Street South and 32nd Avenue South. CCEC says the equipment was struck by a snow removal company. Crews are working to restore power safely and as quickly as possible. We’ll have…

Power Restored

All accounts were restored by 09:04 the cause was a cable dig-in.

UPDATE – Power has been restored by 09:04 the cause was a cable dig-in. — FARGO, ND — An estimated 910 Cass County Electric Cooperative members south of 52nd ave between I-29 & University are currently experiencing a power outage. The cause is unknown at this time. Crews have been contacted and dispatched and are working to restore power safely…

UPDATE: Power Has Been Restored to 435 Cass County Electric Customers

The cause is unknown at this time.

FARGO, ND — UPDATE: All customers have had power restored as of 12:54 pm. The cause of the outage is still being determined. (Original Story) An estimated 435 Cass County Electric Cooperative (CCEC) customers  along 45th St are currently experiencing a power outage. The cause is unknown at this time. Crews have been contacted and dispatched and are working to…

Video Shows Galloping Power Lines Caused By Winter Storm

Cass County Electric Cooperative has line workers in the field repairing power lines and other outage

FARGO, ND — The strong winds and ice buildup are making power lines “gallop” as you can see here in this video from Cass County Electric. When the lines slap together they cause blinks which can interrupt service momentarily. It can also cause the power poles to break resulting in a power outage. Cass County has line workers in the field…

Dakota Valley Electric Customers Told To Prepare For Extended Outages

Sargent County has pulled all plows so crews will only work as long as they can do safely

MILNOR, ND — Dakota Valley Electric Co-op crews from Milnor, Wahpeton and Hankinson are working on outages and system issues on the east side of its system. Thursday afternoon, the co-op had around 300 customers without power. They say that outages on the west side of the system so far, are few. Sargent County has pulled all plows so crews…