STANLEY, WI (Submitted to OnFocus) – Release from Stanley Chief of Police Lance E. Weiland:
“On Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at approximately 9:20 p.m., the City of Stanley sustained extensive damage as a result of severe weather. The impact throughout the city is quite expansive, with numerous structures sustaining devastating loss.
“It is believed that a tornado is the cause of this weather event however an official determination will be made by the National Weather Service. At this time we are thankful to report that there have been no reported injuries.
“There are still numerous downed trees and power lines, with approximately 75% of Excel Energy utility customers having been without power since approximately 9:20 p.m. last evening. We have been informed that crews will be working until 10:00 p.m. this evening however power likely will not be fully restored throughout the entire city until tomorrow.
“The Stanley Community Building in Chapman Park is open to any and all in need. There are multiple food and drink options available to all thanks to numerous generous donors from the area.
“The city and its employees, along with our community friends and neighbors, would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who has donated their time, services, and equipment in our time of need. The contributions have been many and our community is so thankful for each and every one of you.”
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