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The turbines near the Willmar Senior High has sat idol for months. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Concerns raised as turbines remain idle

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Frustration over the months-long outage of Willmar Municipal Utilities’ two wind turbines surfaced during Monday’s Utilities Commission meeting.


The two turbines have been out of service after an electrical breaker at the base of each turbine failed this summer. Each breaker weighs about 200 pounds.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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