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Randy George attaches a power cable to a customer's meter. High winds and lightning kept him busy for most of Saturday. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

Hubbard County storm damage leaves hundreds powerless

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PARK RAPIDS - Casey Davis and Randy George got the call to come to work at 10:30 Friday night, while vicious thunderstorms were still passing through Hubbard County.


It would be the beginning of a very long day for the Itasca-Mantrap Cooperative electrical linemen.

"I told my wife I'd see her in the morning and she didn't believe me," Davis said Saturday afternoon.

Would he be home by Saturday evening?

"If I'm lucky," he answered.

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