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A control issue Tuesday in the substation south of Willmar, above, caused a power outage that impacted the city and other areas of Kandiyohi County. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Swath of county loses power


WILLMAR -- Equipment failure early Tuesday evening at Willmar's primary electrical substation caused a widespread power outage that included the entire city and extended throughout north-west Kandiyohi County as far north as Sunburg.

The outage began around 5:45 p.m. and lasted about two hours.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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