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The Willmar Municipal Utilities wind turbine that lost its nosecone in April undergoes repairs Tuesday in Willmar. The turbine is expected to be operational by week’s end. (Tribune photo by Kyle Rozendaal)

Willmar wind turbine idled since April expected to be turning by week’s end


By Kyle Rozendaal

WILLMAR — The wind turbine on the north  edge of Willmar that lost its nosecone in April this year was repaired Tuesday afternoon.

The nosecone fell off the south turbine because brackets that held an access ladder in place fell off, rattled around inside and eventually broke the brackets that held the nosecone in place.

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