More than 29,000 still in dark
At least 264 poles maintained by rural electric cooperatives in southeast and eastern South Dakota were down as of Thursday afternoon, according to the South Dakota Rural Electric Association.
That count was up from Wednesday as crews continued finding damage and making repairs.
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