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Bierbach family assists neighbor in need during Feb. 22 power outages

CALEDONIA — The Bierbach family is new to the Caledonia area. But that didn’t stop them from showing their new community in Racine County that even in darkness, there is light. Locals of Racine County are no strangers to what challenges the ice storm brought last week. Power outages, freezing temperatures, downed powerlines, school closures, […]

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Ice storm leaves 51,200 without power in Racine, Kenosha Counties

RACINE/KENOSHA COUNTIES — The ice storm has resulted in extreme ice conditions across the state of Wisconsin, especially impacting Racine and Kenosha Counties. Please note, the number of residents affected by the outages continues to change as new reports are made and as power is restored. The severe conditions of the ice storm have left […]

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Power outages in Racine, Kenosha Counties; over 7K without power

RACINE/KENOSHA COUNTIES — Due to the ice storm, residents in Racine and Kenosha Counties are experiencing power outages today, (Feb. 22) according to WE Energies. The number of residents affected by the outages continues to change as new reports are made and as power is restored. Currently, as of 5 p.m., 2,678 customers of WE […]

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We Energies restores power to over 600 customers

UPDATE 1:13 p.m.: Power was restored at 12:40 pm to all customers. ‘Our crews found a piece of equipment that they safely repaired. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate our customers’ patience,” said Brendan Conway, a spokesperson for We Energies. RACINE — A number of We Energies customers — including businesses on Main Street […]

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Power Restored To Caledonia Residents

UPDATE: At about noon, We Energies notified residents that the power had been restore. ORIGINAL STORY: About 1,000 We Energies customers in Caledonia are without power in the Kremer addition after a tree fell on some power lines. The power outage happened at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, said Amy Jahn, a spokesperson with We Energies. […]

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Update: 1 Customer Still Without Power After Cable Fault Discovered

Damage to an underground cable that supplies power to a number of residences and businesses caused 3,300 customers in west and southwest Racine and portions of Mount Pleasant, including the Indian Hills subdivision. The outage was first discovered at 10:33 a.m. and by 11:10 a.m. or so, all but 40 customers had their power restored. […]

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Update: Power Restored for Over 4,100 We Energies Customers

  **Updated 3 p.m. Power has been fully restored for more than 4,200 We Energies customers in Racine County east of I-94. All affected customers were back online by 2:55 p.m. According to Cathy Schulze, a utility spokesperson, a blown circuit breaker at a substation was the culprit. At 1:20, customers located primarily along Washington […]

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