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Update: TDS Telecom internet service returning in Kandiyohi County

Update 3:40 p.m

The TDS Telecom internet service is coming back online in Kandiyohi County, according to user reports.

For further updates, customers can go to: or company's Facebook page.

Update 2:30 p.m.

The internet outage for TDS Telecom internet customers in Kandiyohi County and elsewhere is continuing this afternoon.

The TDS Connect Blog reported at 12:25 p.m. that "Widespread outages continue (across its network). No estimated time of full restoration available; some sites are beginning to come back up. We have our engineering and technical teams working toward a resolution as fast as possible."

The company said there is no need to call in at this time to report the outage as their call volume is already large.

For further updates, customers can go to: or company's Facebook page.

Update 11:30 a.m.: TDS Telecom internet outage reported in Kandiyohi County

Internet customers with TDS Telecom in Kandiyohi County and elsewhere are experiencing a service outage since about 9:25 a.m. Friday.

Earlier this morning, TDS Telecom tweeted "Attn @tdstelecom customers: We have an outage impacting multiple locations and services. Field Services working to restore services; no ETR>"

TDS Telecom currently has no estimated time for restoring the internet service.

The website is reporting TDS Telecom outages across Minnesota, Wisconsin and other states.

Users are reporting experiencing long waits on hold when calling TDS Telecom support.

Kelly Boldan

Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:

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