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Karen and Doug Adams launched the Adams wind farm as an opportunity to harvest the wind and as a value-added investment for their children and grandchildren. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Meeker County is home to one of state's largest community-based wind projects


COSMOS -- Not since sod buster days has the start of a new farm generated this much interest in Meeker County.

In this case, it's two farms. More than 500 people are estimated to have attended an open house on June 22 to celebrate the Adams Wind and Danielson Wind farms near Cosmos and Grove City, respectively.

"It's the energy resource we have in Minnesota,'' said Doug Adams, who along with his wife Karen launched Adams Wind.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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