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County C,G opened after storm
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MONROE - Two county highways that were closed due to power lines in the roadway were re-opened by early afternoon Thursday.Green County Highway Department worked until 2 a.m. Thursday to clear what they could from County C and County G and were opened after Alliant Energy removed the lines. "Everything is opened as of 12:30 (p.m.) or so," said Dick Marti, Green County Highway patrol superintendent. Monticello and Albany appeared to be hardest hit during Wednesday's storms.At least 20 trees were down in the Village of Albany, and many tree limbs fell onto houses and vehicles, according to Albany Police Chief Robert Levitt.Five streets blocked by trees at one time Wednesday night, Levitt said.At least seven streets in Monticello were blocked by trees or tree limbs blown down by the high winds between 7:30 and 8:15 p.m., according to village officials.Power was out in the south and southeast portions of the village throughout the night, while Alliant Energy crews worked to remove the limbs from power lines.No village property was damaged, but numerous homes were damaged by trees.