Power outage planned near Goodland, Hibbing, Pengilly

Lake Country Power is letting customers know that there will be a planned power outage next week. Lake Country Power says the outage will begin at 0:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2 and continue for approximately three hours. Areas affected include Goodland, Hibbing, Pengilly and surrounding areas.

Power for the 700 members affected by the outage is expected to be restored by approximately noon. The planned outage will affect Lake Country Power members served by the Goodland Substation.

The company says Co-op members affected by the outage will receive a pre-recorded voicemail from Lake Country Power for notification.

The company says the planned outage is necessary so crews can transfer electric service for members to the new Goodland Substation.

For real-time outage information, members may visit the “Outage Center” to view an outage map at www.lakecountrypower.coop or call toll-free at 1-800-421-9959.