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Willmar's two wind turbines are pictured this summer, soon after being erected. The turbines have not been turning of late because the manufacturer failed to install a vital component to enable the turbines to work in cold weather. Tribune photo

Glitch stops turbines from turning

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WILLMAR -- Willmar's two wind turbines have not been turning for a week and a half because the manufacturer did not install heating equipment required to keep the high-tech equipment at the top of the towers operating in cold weather.


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