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Facts about the Paynesville wind farm


Geronimo Wind is proposing a wind farm near Paynesville to produce 95 megawatts of power. It will be the first large-scale wind farm in Stearns County.

The company has signed wind easements that cover 18 square miles and 11,500 to 12,000 acres north of Paynesville and east of Lake Henry. The leases are primarily in Paynesville and Lake Henry townships, with some in Spring Hill and Zion townships.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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