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Downed power line on Carmichael Road caused Thursday's outage

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Xcel Energy trouble crews found a downed power line on Carmichael Road north of Interstate 94 shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday, March 27.


The downed line was believed to be responsible for the outage that affected 2,848 customers in the Hudson area, beginning at 4:07 p.m.

Xcel Energy spokeswoman Liz Wolf Green said the crew was expecting to have power restored shortly, when she contacted the Star-Observer at 7:30 p.m.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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