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Electrifying Minnesota On exhibit at Runestone Museum

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In today's world, many people don't think a thing of flicking a switch and having the room instantly lit up.

But imagine what it was like for those who experienced electricity in their homes for the very first time.


Runestone Electric Association (REA) and the Runestone Museum in Alexandria have partnered to present the exhibit "Electrifying Minnesota" at the Runestone Museum October 1 through November 30.

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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