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UPDATE: Power Restored in Aurora

A spokesperson for Minnesota Power says power has been restored to the city of Aurora. A spokesperson for Minnesota Power says power has been restored to the city of Aurora. |  Photo: WDIO-TV file

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Updated: June 01, 2019 08:13 PM

A spokesperson for Minnesota Power says power has been restored to the city of Aurora. 

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A switch tower that feeds the city of Aurora was damaged and caused a power outage in the city. Power was restored around 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

"Our switch tower that feeds the substation for the city of Aurora was damaged around 8 this morning while a contractor was doing work in the area," Amy Rutledge, a spokesperson for Minnesota Power, said.

About 1300 customers were affected, including some in Babbitt.

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