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Opponents of a high voltage power line don't want pristine stretches of highway spoiled by the 115 kV line. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Judge hears opposition to power line in Hubbard County

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An administrative law judge presiding over a hearing on a proposed high voltage power line got an earful of complaints Wednesday night against the project from concerned Hubbard County residents.


County Road 18 homeowners don't want a pristine stretch of the county spoiled by the monstrous poles that will only carry 34.5 kV of energy until Great River Energy and Itasca-Mantrap Co-op Electrical Association determine they will need the full capacity of 115 kV.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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