Power Off, Schools Closed
Some schools were not open for operation on Monday morning, April 15 because of a lack of electrical power.
There were reports that both Czar and Amisk schools were closed because of no electricity. Hardisty and Sedgewick schools were also closed and no busses ran to the Irma school.
Some snow fell in the area Sunday night.
There were no problems reported at Provost, STA or Chauvin schools.
Farmer David Blume of Hayter said that his power went off Sunday night for four hours and also on Friday for three to four hours. He said that someone hit a power pole on Friday. Rick Cromarty, who farms north and west of Provost said that the power was off at 10:30 p.m. Sunday and it was still off just before noon on Monday at press time. Meanwhile Tom Meier of Cadogan reported that the power was off until noon Monday morning.
Print version in April 17 edition of The Provost News
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