Colfax receives $23,000 Xcel Energy credit for overbilling

By LeAnn R. Ralph

COLFAX —  Imagine Lynn Niggemann’s surprise when she opened the Xcel Energy December bill, and instead of an amount due, saw a credit of nearly $23,000.

Since she had no idea where the credit had come from, Niggemann, the village’s administrator-clerk-treasurer, told the Colfax Village Board at the January 8 meeting she had called the company right away.

As it turned out, the credit went back as far as 2008.

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