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UPDATE: Power restored to much of the Northwoods

EAGLE RIVER (WAOW) -

Strong winds and thunderstorms knocked out power to nearly 12,000 Wisconsin Public Service customers Wednesday night. 

Crews worked through the night, restoring power to about 10,000 customers by 5:00 a.m. Thursday. 

According to a press release from WPS, Eagle River was hit the hardest. 7,000 were without power Wednesday night.

Crews will continuing working to restore power Thursday. 300 are currently still without power. 

 

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