October 10, 2019 – Slinger, WI – UPDATE: As of noon on Thursday the power has been restored.
Jim Hagerdy with Slinger Utilities said contractors working on a project by the Slinger Police Station hit a line this morning.
“It was go big or go home as the cable they hit ran back to the substation and ended up cutting power to the entire Village,” he said.
The problem was quickly tracked down and mended .
Initial story: Slinger Utilities is working to find the cause of a power outage in the Village of Slinger.
As of 11 a.m. power outs affected almost the entire Village including Slinger Middle School, Slinger High School, Smiley’s C-Store, and Sweet Creations Bakery… to name a few.