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Outage affects downtown, north side of Willmar, Minn.

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- A power outage Tuesday in Willmar was caused by a generator failure during some routine maintenance.

Power was restored at 10:20 a.m. to the downtown area and the north side of town, according to Wes Hompe with the Willmar Municipal Utilities.

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During a scheduled maintenance project, "a piece of equipment failed that we were depending on," Hompe said.

Hompe estimated that power was out for less than an hour.

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