Faulty transformer causes power outa
Faulty transformer causes power outa

A faulty transformer caused the city of Verndale and surrounding area to be without power for nearly six hours on Wednesday affecting over 350 Minnesota Power customers.

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Faulty transformer causes power outa
Faulty transformer causes power outa

A faulty transformer caused the city of Verndale and surrounding area to be without power for nearly six hours on Wednesday affecting over 350 Minnesota Power customers.

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Faulty transformer causes power outage

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by Trinity Gruenberg

trinity@inhnews.com

    A power outage occurred on September 12 around 1 p.m. in Verndale that affected approximately 357 customers. 

    According to Minnesota Power Communications Specialist Kelley Eldien, crews were dispatched to the substation that serves Verndale. They discovered there was a faulty transformer and it had to be replaced. 

    Power was restored at approximately 6:45 p.m. that evening.  The power was out for nearly six hours with 80 plus degree temps outside. 

    The Verndale School finished out the school day as normal. . . .

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