7 Things You Need to Know: Friday, July 12, 2019

7 Things You Need to Know: Friday, July 12, 2019

Here are the 7 things you need to know for Friday, July 12, 2019.

Utility worker severely injured in storm clean up effort in Wisconsin Rapids

Brian Ortner was hit by a tree limb while clearing telephone lines and has no feeling from the chest down

Storms damage electrical infrastructure across area

Replacement, not just repair, of wire, poles, fuses and transformers is underway

Residents continue to deal with power outages

Storms Friday & Saturday left more than 150,000 residents without electricity

Utility worker injured clearing debris in Wisconsin Rapids

Mayor Zach Vruwink says the man works for a telephone company

Weather Authority: Staying dry and near average for much of the week

Temperatures returned to near-normal on Sunday, and they look to stay there all week. Storm chances return for the weekend ahead.

 

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