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For some, business as usual despite outage

Just as winter was about to end pleasantly, it had to remind the Hi-Line of what it could do, which prompted the people of the Hi-Line to show what they are made of.

During the blackout, which lasted about six hours in Havre and much longer in other areas, many businesses and organizations were shut down, but a few stayed open with the help of generators or, in some cases, just willpower.

According to Northern Montana Hospital spokesperson Kristi Shettel, the storm didn't present too much of a problem.

"The hospital fared well, " Shettel said. "We are always prepared for situations like the...


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