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Officials approve key step for wind farms


WILLMAR -- Commissioners from three county boards gave permission Tuesday for two wind farms to bury transmission lines under drainage ditches that the three entities share.

The action will allow Adams Wi-nd Generations of Co-smos and Danielson Wind Farm of Atwater to bore under the South Fork of the Crow River, wh-ich is also Judicial Ditch 1.

The permission also extends to borings under Judicial Ditch 29-C and 18.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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