FEM Electric among co-ops assisting after winter storm last week
April 17, 2019
Crews from nine electric cooperatives as well crews from at least three contractor construction companies are assisting with repairs at cooperatives hardest-hit by Winter Storm Wesley.
Throughout South Dakota, electric cooperative crews have been working since the storm started Wednesday, April 10, at making repairs to damaged infrastructure. At one point Thursday, more than 16,000 members of more than a dozen electric cooperatives were without power. By 1 p.m. Friday, ongoing outages were still reported at nine co-ops, affecting more than 6,600 people. (See the outage map for all South...