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Madelia power outage limited to 30 minutes, others not as fortunate

Last Wednesday evening we experienced the longest outage and generation in over 33 years. The outage was a due to a spring storm that brought blizzard conditions to a widespread area of southern Minnesota, creating an extreme situation of not having power available without generating our own. The conditions were perfect to create major havoc…

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Lafayette passes ordinance covering storage containers

Lee Zion • Lafayette Nicollet Ledger Curt Tauber works on the new City Hall building Saturday afternoon, assisted by his son Jack, 9.   Shipping containers can no longer be kept permanently on Lafayette residential properties. The Lafayette City Council met April 8 in the Community Center to pass an ordinance that prevents homeowners from…

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