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Construction of Runestone Electric Association's 14,000 square foot expansion was underway on Monday afternoon in Lake Mary Township. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)

Runestone Electric Association approved for $22 million loan

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Exposure to the elements takes a toll on the power lines that stretch across Douglas County. A foot of snow dumped sporadically throughout the winter, high winds and time alone can damage the components that deliver the convenience of electricity, hot water and heat to homes.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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