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The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office issued this advisory around 7:30 PM Monday:

The 911 issue has been resolved and Olmsted County 911 service is restored for emergency calls in Olmsted County.

Original story:

The Rochester area is being affected by a 911 service outage. An alert when out shortly after 4 PM stating that Olmsted County's 911 system is down until further notice. Anyone experiencing an emergency is directed to call 507-285-8580.

The 911 outage is also affecting a number of other counties. Below is a list of the numbers to call if you need emergency assistance.

  • Dodge County      507-635-6200
  • Mower County     507-437-9400
  • Goodhue County 651-385-3155
  • Wabasha County 651-565-3361
  • Winona County    507-457-6491
  • Freeborn County  507-377-5200 extension 5

Quiz: How many of these spots in Southeast Minnesota can you name?