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Crow Wing Power

September 20, 2017
Crow Wing Power reported a peak of about 4,500 people without power. Minnesota Power also reported several thousand customers without power Wednesday morning. Screen grab of Crow Wing Power outage map before 9:30 a.m. Sept. 20.
Thousands lose power following severe thunderstorm
September 20, 2017 - 9:41am
September 2, 2017
Applicants wanted for Crow Wing Power award
September 2, 2017 - 5:30am
July 19, 2017
Trees were down in the Nashway and Ojibwa roads area south of Nisswa Monday night after the storm. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Storms shut off power for thousands Monday
July 19, 2017 - 6:00am
July 17, 2017
Clouds made their way over Leech Lake in Walker during the thunderstorm Monday night. Thousands of residents in the Brainerd lakes area lost power from the storm.
Photo by Jerry Eklund
Storm packs punch in short time in lakes area
July 17, 2017 - 9:44pm
March 9, 2017
A pair of Minnesota Department of Transportation plow trucks keep the roadway clear of ice and snow Wednesday on Highway 371 near Hole-in-the-Day Bay in Nisswa. A portion of the highway was closed by MnDOT early Wednesday morning because of dangerous conditions near Gull Lake. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Weather: Whipping winter winds create whiteouts
March 9, 2017 - 8:37am
December 26, 2016
Crow Wing Power linemen Todd Triechler (left) and Justin Wilson work on replacing a pole that was snapped off by the high winds on Knollwood Drive South in Baxter Monday. Crews worked through the night to restore power.  Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch
Ice takes out power for thousands on Christmas
December 26, 2016 - 6:30pm
November 21, 2016
A Brainerd firefighter uses a hose to spray off snow from a traffic signal light Friday on Highway 371. Source: National Weather Service via TJ Graves
Compacted snow, ice keeps roads rough: Power restoration for 13,000+ complete
November 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
November 18, 2016
Crow Wing Power Outage Map: This map is displaying the current outages in our (Crow Wing Power) service area. The black and grey area represents our service area, and the colored squares and polygons represent outages that are occurring right now. We (Crow Wing Power) are working to resolve all outages as quickly and effectively as possible. Please call 218-829-2827 to report an outage. Screen grab of CW Power outage map at 5:15 p.m. Friday.
Update: Power to remain out for thousands overnight
November 18, 2016 - 10:31pm
Power outages widespread in central Minnesota
November 18, 2016 - 2:11pm
September 21, 2016
A challenge for the children
September 21, 2016 - 9:35pm
August 4, 2016
Storm knocks out power to thousands
August 4, 2016 - 10:46pm
August 1, 2016
Reader Opinion: Thanks to Crow Wing Power
August 1, 2016 - 7:59pm
July 25, 2016
A worker stands near a downed Crow Wing Power pole. Fewer than 200 customers were without power in the co-op's coverage area as of Monday, although thousands throughout northern Minnesota remained powerless for a fifth day after Thursday's severe storm. Photo from Crow Wing Power.
Some without power into 5th day
July 25, 2016 - 10:51pm
July 22, 2016
Chad Birkholtz with Northern Tree and Landscape cuts apart a fallen tree Thursday after storms moved through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds in Crosslake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)
Storm cleanup continues in high heat
July 22, 2016 - 6:47pm
July 21, 2016
A car shows damage where a tree landed on it Thursday during a severe storm at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds in Crosslake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video)play button
'Just like gasoline': Heat fuels severe thunderstorms
July 21, 2016 - 8:17pm