High winds batter south Washington County, knock out power to school
Wind gusts nearing 50 mph knocked out power to a St. Paul Park elementary school overnight and toppled a pine tree onto a Cottage Grove home.
A power outage was reported at Pullman Elementary school in St. Paul Park on Wednesday morning. School officials said power was restored by noon.
Steve and Debby Kaufhold were watching TV at their Cottage Grove home on Tuesday evening when they heard a crash just after 10 p.m.