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Dozens of National Guard Soldiers assisting in Freeborn County cleanup effort

Several county roads are still impassable due to power line disruptions.

Posted: Apr 12, 2019 11:39 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2019 12:03 PM

FREEBORN COUNTY, Minn. - More than three dozen Minnesota National Guard soldiers and 20 vehicles have been deployed within Freeborn County as the cleanup continues from this week’s storm.

Freeborn County said that as of 10 a.m. Friday, several county roads are still impassable due to power line disruptions. The county is asking residents to avoid areas blocked or barricaded.

Shelters in Clarks Grove, Albert Lea and Alden will remain open until further notice.


24 hours later, thousands still without power -

500 poles on ground in Freeborn, Mower Counties -

Warming center open in many north Iowa counties -

Power could be out until Monday in some parts of southern Minnesota -

Photos and videos from the April storm -

Outages affected more than 9,000 in north Iowa -

Some north Iowa schools had to get creative due to power outage -

Roof ripped off Britt building sounded like ‘trucks colliding’ -

Canopy collapse closes Winnebago Co. gas station -

Mower County under a state of emergency -

Dodge County declares a state of emergency -

Rest stops on I-90 near Rochester closed due to outage -

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