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Granite Falls City Council members awarded a $1.3 million bid to install two 250-kilowatt capacity turbines to replace 1930s-vintage turbines in the Granite Falls dam. The new turbines will operate alongside a 750- kilowatt turbine installed in the mid-1980s. Tribune file photo

Granite Falls awards $1.3M bid for hydro turbines

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GRANITE FALLS — Granite Falls City Council members awarded projects on Monday to replace two hydroelectric turbines and install an improved computerized system to operate its municipal electric operations.


The council members also called for a 15-year, $1.99 million revenue bond issue to finance the projects, according to City Manager Bill Lavin.

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Dan Burdett
Dan Burdett is the community content coordinator at the West Central Tribune. He has 13 years experience in print media, to include four years enlisted service in the United States Air Force. He has been an employee of Forum Communications since 2005, joining the company after spending two years as the managing editor of the Redwood Gazette and Livewire in Redwood Falls. Prior to his current position, Dan was the presentation editor at the Tribune.
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