Weather Forecast

Dozens of investors, landowners and community members gathered Wednesday in Atwater for Lake Country Wind Energy, LLC's first annual appreciation dinner. The community-based project aims to have its first windmills erected and spinning by 2012. Tribune photo by Eric Ludy

Optimism for wind energy plan

Email News Alerts

ATWATER -- A year ago, Steve Bergo and a group of 7 area farmers were talking about wind.

They all agreed that they had a lot of it, and with all the buzz surrounding renewables, they knew that there must be a way to harness it. So, like the pioneers of industry before them, they forged into the unknown on a large scale wind farm project.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.