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May 14, 2013
Red flag warning continues today for west central Minn.
Willmar and west central Minnesota remain in a National Weather Service-issued red flag warning this morning. As warm, dry air and gusty winds move into the area, temperatures are expected to reach into the mid-90s by the afternoon. Wind gusts could reach as high as 40 mph. Isolated...
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May 14, 2013 - 9:23am
March 16, 2009
As interest in small wind grows, so does resistance
By Tom Cherveny West Central Tribune OLIVIA -- Glen Rohlik is like a growing number of farmers these days.
March 16, 2009 - 10:30am
March 13, 2009
Transformer repairs still turbine blades
The West Central Research and Outreach Center's wind turbine could be out of commission until late spring. A faulty transformer connecting the turbine to power lines could keep the turbine out of operation for four to six weeks, according to Mike Reese, director of the WCROC's Renewable...
March 13, 2009 - 4:13pm
February 21, 2009
Kandiyohi County gives wind energy a vote of support
WILLMAR -- A local wind energy group has received a resolution of support from the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, a move that will allow it to go forward as a community-based energy development project. The County Board adopted the resolution Tuesday on behalf of Lake Country...
February 21, 2009 - 12:43pm
February 5, 2009
West Fargo mayor featured in New York Times report on wind energy
WEST FARGO - West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern is featured in a story in today's edition of The New York Times titled "Dark Days for Green Energy." In the story, Mattern talks about the city's plans for wind energy, despite the nation's credit crisis. DMI Industries of Fargo operates...
news / farm
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Windmill project underway at former Callaway School
CALLAWAY -- This winter, if you happen to be driving past the former Callaway Elementary School building, you may notice a hole in the ground...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Is this a last gasp for Big Stone Wind?
ORTONVILLE -- For Big Stone Wind, being at the cutting edge for community-owned wind power might bring the unkindest cut of all. The Big Stone County group is on the verge of axing its plans for a 20-megawatt wind farm. It was to be owned entirely by land owners and residents of...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Both sides in Big Stone II clash disagree but find common ground
By Tom Cherveny West Central Tribune BENSON -- If compromise is needed to craft an American energy policy, the Benson Bakery might be the place to make it happen.
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Wind project could bring 134 turbines to Clay County
More than 130 wind turbines could be twirling in Clay County by 2010, boosting the county's economy. Noble Flat Hill Windpark aims to construct 134 wind turbines north of Glyndon by 2010, said Project Manager Mike Beckner. The 201 megawatt-powered wind park would cover a 36-square-mile...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
UMM dedicates biomass burner
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune About 200 people attended the dedication of the University of Minnesota, Morris biomass facility Friday on the UMM campus. The day also included a lunch and tours of the biomass plant and the wind turbine at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. A...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Olson's cancer ordeal provides even greater insight into her West Wind Village mission
By Britney Appier Sun Tribune West Wind Village is an elderly care living community that functions under the idea that it takes a community to feel alive. Susan Olson, West Wind Village administrator, also seems to work under this belief. Diagnosed with gastric cancer, Olson still...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
March 31, 2008
Verndale board hears of wind turbine financing plan Monday
The Verndale School District is pursuing the planning of a wind farm with developer Johnson Controls Inc., and other Minnesota school districts to support renewable energy and receive revenues. Jackie Coleman, representing Johnson Controls, spoke about the wind project at the Verndale...
March 31, 2008 - 12:00am