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Burying overhead power lines: Willmar Municipal Utilities continues line conversion

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WILLMAR -- Residents may notice many boulevard trees, previously trimmed for overhead power lines, have been refilling with branches and leaves each season. That's because lines once draped from power poles and cutting through back yards are going underground.


For the past 31 years, the Willmar Municipal Utilities has been converting overhead power lines to underground service.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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