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Western Cooperative Electric restoring power

WaKEENEY — Western Cooperative Electric, WaKeeney, is working to restore member outages following the May 16 storm that caused damage in central Kansas.
There were downed trees, power lines and transmission poles in the co-op’s service territory stretching from Schoen-chen, south to LaCrosse and east along K-4 to Hoisington. Western and its crew have already repaired a majority of the damage and remain optimistic restoration will be complete soon, Western’s line superintendent Darryl Steckline said Thursday.
“We don’t have any residential customers without power at this time,” Steckline said. “We are planning on everything going back to normal ...


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