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Large Tree Comes Down Knocking Out Power To Hundreds

Xcel Energy expected to have the lights back on by 11 p.m Sunday

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (UPDATE 10:30 P.M. June 14) — Power has been restored to all customers at this time.   **ORIGINAL STORY BELOW**   A large tree comes down in south Fargo knocking out power to a couple hundred customers of Xcel Energy. It came down…

Wahpeton Is Left With No Power After Overnight Storm

There was also a lot of toppled trees and branches throughout the city.

WAHPETON, N.D.- The winds from the storm toppled many trees and left the whole city without power at around two o’clock this morning. “We did lose electricity in the city, most of the city was down for a period of time,” says Public Works Director Dennis Miranowski. “There were a considerable amount of large trees that came down as well…

Power Restored in South Fargo After Equipment Failure

Around 550 Cass County Electric members were impacted shortly after 7 Sunday night

FARGO, N.D. — Equipment failure was the cause of a power outage for members of Cass County Electric Cooperative. Around 550 members were impacted shortly after 7 Sunday night. The outage was reported near University Avenue South around Davies High School to 100th Avenue South. Crews had the power restored by 9:30 p.m. Sunday.   Categories: Local News, North Dakota…

Ice Buildup Causing Galloping Power Lines, Loss of Power To Some

Crews working through the day to fix the outages and get power restored

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Electric is dealing with galloping lines near Arthur and Grandin, North Dakota. A number of outages reported due to high winds, ice buildup and those galloping lines. Crews working through the day to fix the outages and get power restored to people stuck at home during the pandemic. They ask that you use the Cass…

Tools Are Stolen From Cass County Electric Truck During Blizzard

A bucket truck was left near Colfax, North Dakota while crews worked to restore power

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption COLFAX, N.D. — Cass County Electric Cooperative is on the lookout for some stolen tools. A bucket truck was left near Colfax, North Dakota during the blizzard while crews worked to restore power. When they…

Xcel Energy Close to Restoring Power for All Customers

They've brought in additional crews from South Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — Xcel Energy says they are working as quickly as they can to get power restored to everyone in the area. We have watched the numbers fall all evening. The company is now down to around a dozen outages impacting about as many customers. During last night’s storm, about 19,000 customers lost power in Fargo and West Fargo….

Damaging Winds Knock Out Power to Thousands

Wind gusts of 71 mph Monday evening caused structural damage and knocked out power to more than 22,500 Xcel Energy customers.

FARGO, N.D.–Storms packing damaging winds have left thousands without power in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota. The National Weather Service in Grand Forks says wind gusts of 71 miles per hour Monday evening caused structural damage and knocked out power to more than 22,500 Xcel Energy customers. Service was restored to more than half of those customers by early…

Power Should Be Fully Restored In New Rockford Tonight

a microburst on Sunday knocked down hundreds of trees and power poles.

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — Work continues to restore power to New Rockford after a microburst knocked down hundreds of trees and power poles. Otter Tail Power crews say they should have power restored to the entire community by this evening. About 30 linemen have spent the past two days in town after the storm hit early Sunday morning. The microburst…

Jeep Hits Power Pole, Knocks Out Power in North Fargo

The crash happened near the intersection of 23rd Avenue and Broadway

FARGO, N.D. — Parts of north Fargo lost power this afternoon after a driver lost control of his jeep and hit a power pole. Around 3 pm, the driver experienced a malfunction with the steering wheel of his Jeep Cherokee Sport while driving north on Broadway. He told authorities he had no control of the vehicle and hit a power…

Xcel Energy Sending More Help to Puerto Rico

Around 65 line workers and support staff will help with the ongoing power restoration efforts on the island

  NATIONAL — Xcel Energy is sending more help for the people of Puerto Rico. Around 65 line workers and support staff will help with the ongoing power restoration efforts on the island. Hundreds of thousands of customers remain without power nearly four months after Hurricane Maria made landfall. Xcel Energy trucks left for Puerto Rico earlier this month and…