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'Greener' future closer, thanks to a long-distance partnership

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BIRD ISLAND -- A trip to Sweden during the darkest days of winter gave Bob Ryan of Bird Island a look at what could be a bright future for west central Minnesota.


When it comes to the technology needed to utilize biomass to heat homes and businesses, Sweden is way ahead of the United States, said Ryan, president of SunRise AgriFuels. "By years'' Ryan said. "We are behind.''

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