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Power outage leaves some Menomonie residents in the dark

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UPDATE: Xcel Energy reports power has now been restored to Menomonie-area homes that were left in the dark for about two hours this morning.  The company's website now indicates no widespread power outages in western Wisconsin.       

PREVIOUS STORY: About two dozen homes in the Menomonie area were without power Monday morning, according to Xcel Energy's website. The company says it hopes to have service restored by 11:00 AM.  There's no word on what caused the outage, but the area was pelted with heavy rain and lightning much of the morning.  Here's a link to Xcel's power outage map: http://www.xcelenergy.com/xe-en/Outages/Report_a_Problem/Outage_Map/Outage_Map



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