|Photos by Michelle Loeffler|
Xcel Energy reports that this weekend's power outage is the state's worst ever, with over a half million homes without power at the outset.
"If we can get any kind of break from Mother Nature tomorrow. . . we can put a serious dent in the last 112,000," the earnest spokesman promised. We listened with a bit of pride to every word the power company spokesman was saying, not because it is all that interesting, but because it came directly from Tom Hoen, Stan's former employee, golf partner and long-time sports editor at the Chaska Herald.