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Power outage leaves Montevideo in the heat


MONTEVIDEO — A power outage forced some of Montevideo's major employers to close their doors for the day, while many residents went without air conditioning in their homes on Thursday.

Xcel Energy was expected to begin restoring power to the affected area between 6 and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, according to Tom Hoen, communications director in Minneapolis.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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