Thousands of People Without Power Following Major Outages

By KBJR News 1

Thousands of People Without Power Following Major Outages

April 19, 2013 Updated Apr 19, 2013 at 7:47 AM CST

(NNCNOW.com) ---Thousands of people are without power Friday after major power outages across the region.

More than 6,000 MN Power Customers were affected at the peak of outages, according to the company’s online outage reports.

Nearly 1,500 Lake Country Power Co-op members are also without power.

About 200 Dahlberg Light & Power Co. customers are also without power. Outages extend as far south as Trego and as far north as Iron River. Power was lost to many customers starting at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Crews are working to restore downed lines and restore power.

View MN Power outages.

View Lake Country Power outages