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Downed pole causes power outage

A downed power pole, located across Highway 200 from Hi Country Snack Foods, knocked out electricity to about 700 Lincoln-area residents.

According to Butch Larcombe with Northwestern Energy, the company's town manager Shea Forkan rerouted power and restored service to 580 customers within about 20 minutes but the remaining customers had to wait until a new power pole was in place. By 8:30 p.m., a...


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