Midwest Energy Cooperative

6:10 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Update: Midwest Energy Cooperative says power restored

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Outage was mostly in Mattawan, Lawton and Schoolcraft
  • Source: Teammidwest
  • | Via: Midwest Energy Cooperative news release
Transmission service to four Midwest Energy Cooperative substations was restored at about 4:20 a.m. Monday. An Indiana-Michigan Power transmission line serving four Cooperative substations went down around 7 p.m. Sunday, leaving 4800 members without power. Areas most heavily impacted included Mattawan, Prairie Ronde, Schoolcraft, Lawton, Vicksburg and Kalamazoo.
9:38 pm
Sun March 3, 2013

Midwest Energy Cooperative reports 3,000 customers without power

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As of Sunday night most outages were in Mattawan, Lawton and Schoolcraft
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
UPDATE: Midwest Energy Cooperative said in a news release at 8:10 p.m. that a major transmission line serving four substations is down. Crews have been dispatched, but no timetable for repairs or restoration of service was given. MATTAWAN, MI -- More than 3,000 customers of Midwest Energy Cooperative in the Mattawan, Lawton and Schoolcraft areas were without electric service as of 8 p.m.