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Heavy, wet snow breaks tree limbs, knocks out power

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The heavy, wet snow that fell Monday night and into Tuesday morning is being blamed for a power outage that affected a large area north of Hudson during the night.


The snow toppled a tree or trees that fell across a main three-phase power line, according to Rob Dooley, line superintendent for St. Croix Electric Cooperative.

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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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