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Fallen Tree Leaves Harbine In The Dark

Harbine experienced a power outage in the early afternoon of Friday, November 19.According to Fairbury City Administrator Robert Messbarger, “A tree fell on a line near Harbine. The residents of Harbine experienced an approximately one-hour outage.”As a result of the outage, the local radio station, KUTT/Ol’ Red 99.5, was knocked off the air for a while, as the radio transmitter located there did not have power.Harbine receives its electricity from Fairbury.Fairbury’s current power supplier is the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN), a member of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), which oversees the power grid of an area stretching from O...

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