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Lakes Area: Trees down, cars crushed, power out

The Brainerd lakes area was in the middle of a severe thunderstorm warning Sunday night. Power was out in certain areas in Baxter, Brainerd and Staples and other cities in Crow Wing and Cass counties also had no power. According to the police sca...

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Storm damage at local Afghanistan war veteran's home between Brainerd and Barrows. Vehicles damaged by the 2 big oak trees falling across them. Photo submitted by Irene Marshall.
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The Brainerd lakes area was in the middle of a severe thunderstorm warning Sunday night.

Power was out in certain areas in Baxter, Brainerd and Staples and other cities in Crow Wing and Cass counties also had no power.

According to the police scanner, power lines and trees were down in several areas. Rock Lake Campground in Pillager also had lots of radio activity on the scanner of trees and power down. Emergency personnel were checking the campground to make sure everyone was OK.

The Nisswa area also saw a lot of storm activity and Highway 371 also was down to two lanes.

There were also reports of a propane leak in Nisswa.

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