POWER OUTAGE

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…

UPDATE: Power Restored To Nearly 160 Cass County Electric Customers In West Fargo

Second Major Outage This Weekend

UPDATE: Power was restored to all customers shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday.   *Original Story Below* WEST FARGO, ND — Cass County Electric has dispatched crews for a power outage in West Fargo. The company says 159 customers lost power around 7:13 Sunday night. The cause of the outage is not known at this time. On Saturday, more than 3,400…

UPDATE: Power Restored to all Cass Co. Electric Customers

Courtesy: Cass County ElectricUPDATE 7:55 PM Thursday – Power has been restored to all Cass County Electric Customers in West Fargo. The cooperative says the cause of the outage is failure at a switch. “In an electric power system, switchgear is the combination of electrical disconnect switches, fuses or circuit breakers used to control, protect and isolate electrical equipment. The…

Thousands Lose Power In The Middle Of Our Coldest Blast In Years

There were scattered outages across parts of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota

The extreme cold has tested the power grid in parts of the region. There were scattered outages across parts of eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Otter Tail Power crews scrambled to get power restored within two hours to about 650 customers in the Fordville, North Dakota area. About 1100 customers in Fergus Falls lost power for several hours early…

Hundreds of Dakota Valley Electric And Cass County Electric Customers Are Without Power

The heavy wet snow caused many wire breaks, pole tops shattered, and broken poles

UPDATE 8:20 P.M. 10/10/2018:  Cass County Electric crews have restored power to hundreds of customers but around 160 remain without power around Oakes and Valley City. **ORIGINAL STORY BELOW** EDGELEY, N.D. — Dakota Valley Electric Co-op has crews out working to restore power to more than 1,100 customers from Forbes and Ellendale to Edgeley. That is about one-quarter of the cooperative’s…