Sheriff says Federated customers can't dial 911 today UPDATE: New telephone number
" Due to a fiber optic line being cut, individuals with Federated Telephone service cannot call 911 today. You may receive a message something like this - 'All circuits are busy. Please try your call again later,' a post on the Stevens County Sheriff's Office Facebook page posted at about 10:30 a.m. today said.The Facebook post said "We will advise when service has been restored. In the meantime, please dial 320-589-7198." Federated personnel told the Stevens County Times that the fiber optic line that was cut was a CenturyLink line.