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Willmar Utilities Commission receives report on power outage


WILLMAR — An equipment failure at the substation near the Highway 71/23 bypass left an unknown number of Willmar Municipal Utilities customers without power early Saturday morning, said Wesley Hompe, utility general manager.

The number of affected customers is not known at this time. The failure occurred at about 4:30 a.m. Linemen restored power about two hours later.

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