Crews work to restore power


June 3, 2022

Lake Country Power line crews were still working Wednesday, June 1, to restore electric service with 114 outages left to repair for more than 1,000 co-op members. That’s down from the 8,700 members impacted at the height of the Memorial Day storm.

The majority reside in Itasca County with 500 members remaining without service, and 390 more in St. Louis County. Parts of Cass County, Lake County and Aitkin County were also impacted.

The severe holiday storm broke at least 30 poles, blew trees onto power lines, downed power lines and damaged infrastructure. Once the ground is saturated from...

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