Grain Auger Snags Power Lines Near Sheldon

There’s been another incident in O’Brien County in which a grain auger snagged some power lines.

The latest incident took place this past Friday near Sheldon. The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a feed truck forgot to stow the auger, striking power lines at two different locations, and knocking out electricity to those areas.

Damage to the power lines and a yardlight was estimated at 47-hundred dollars. No injuries were reported.

(courtesy Community First Broadcasting station KUOO in Spirit Lake)