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BIRD ISLAND -- The people of Bird Island have electricity again, but will spend the coming weeks and months cleaning up fallen trees and repairing damaged buildings.


"It's going to take all year to get this back," City Councilman Jim Schneider said Monday evening. "There's a lot of work to do yet before we get this cleaned up."

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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