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Power company gets $52 million


June 14, 2019

U.S. Congressman Pete Stauber announced that Lake Country Power will receive $52 million in grant money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. This investment will be used to finance 1,400 new consumer connections, build and improve 249 miles of line, and invest $17 million in smart grid technologies across Minnesota’s 8th District.

Lake County Power provides service to approximately 49,000 customers across 8,319 miles of line in Koochiching, Carlton, St. Louis, Cass, Aitkin, Lake, Itasca and Pine counties.

“This grant will do wonders for rural development in northe...

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