Retail, restaurants feel pinch with loss of electricity
Minden's citywide power outage on October 11 was an inconvenience for local businesses and their customers. Yet, many continued to operate how businesses did before electric power, doing everything by hand.
"Of course we can't run a credit card, we can't run our cash register, but we did a little bit of business," said A.J. Price owner John Collins. "We could do no tires, because we had no air and no power."