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April 6, 2015
Willmar wind turbines to be shut off for routine maintenance
April 6, 2015 - 8:34pm
February 13, 2015
TRIBUNE / Carolyn Lange 
Nora and Dale Haglund, of Brooten, have a pending purchase agreement to sell 13 acres of farmland for development of a solar farm that’s part of a 100-megawatt project spread out over 16 counties. The Haglunds hope the project moves forward, and Dale Haglund says the Brooten City Council is in favor of it as well.
Solar energy: A new farm crop from proposed Aurora project
February 13, 2015 - 11:59pm
January 9, 2015
Willmar wind turbine sidelined
January 9, 2015 - 11:06pm
December 23, 2014
Lower prices will please propane users
December 23, 2014 - 10:59pm
December 22, 2014
Willmar Utilities Commission to consider rate-hike recommendations
December 22, 2014 - 10:54pm
December 10, 2014
Energy leaders hope polar vortex stays north
December 10, 2014 - 11:06pm
December 3, 2014
Enbridge paves the way for new pipeline project
December 3, 2014 - 11:48pm
November 14, 2014
Man pitches solar project to NLS
November 14, 2014 - 8:35pm
September 26, 2014
A small wind generator and two solar panels produce as much electricity each month as Ginger Homme needs to power, heat and cool her two-bedroom home in rural Granite Falls. She is opening her home from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 to show others how renewable energy can work for them, and offer insight into how to do it right. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Go renewable the right way: Granite Falls homeowner to open doors to showcase renewable energy
September 26, 2014 - 11:23pm
July 13, 2014
Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
July 13, 2014 - 11:26pm
June 16, 2014
Great River Energy elects Spicer man to board
June 16, 2014 - 11:38pm
June 9, 2014
Willmar Utilities Commission OKs becoming a transmission owner
June 9, 2014 - 11:04pm
May 12, 2014
Cost-of-service study would assist Willmar Utilities in setting rates
May 12, 2014 - 11:28pm
April 28, 2014
One of the Willmar Municipal Utilities’ turbines is missing its nosecone after the apparent failure of a bracket on an access ladder to the nosecone. Other brackets were damaged at the same time, and the nosecone fell off. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Bracket repairs pending on Willmar turbine missing nosecone
April 28, 2014 - 11:33pm
April 19, 2014
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
April 19, 2014 - 7:00am