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Wind turbines dot the landscape along southwestern Minnesota's Buffalo Ridge as shown in this 2007 file photo. A similar scene will be coming to western Yellow Medicine County. RES America has applied to the state to erect 37 turbines to be dispersed over 22,888 acres in an area southwest of Canby and near the South Dakota border.
Large-scale wind farm proposed in western Minn.
December 13, 2017 - 6:53am
February 23, 2012
Anhydrous ammonia project in Kandiyohi County, Minn., awarded major state grant
February 23, 2012 - 12:24pm
October 14, 2011
EDC approves branch office on tech campus in Willmar, Minn.
October 14, 2011 - 12:00am
May 18, 2011
Letter: The downfall of wind energy
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
April 29, 2011
EDC votes for full-time ag specialist position
April 29, 2011 - 12:00am
April 5, 2011
Bob Ryan, European Energy Connections, shows a biomass heating system March 29 to visiting staff from U.S. Sen. Al Franken's office. The system at KMS Elementary School in Murdock heats the school's gymnasium area but could provide the main source of heat for the entire school facility next year. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Biomass industry quietly taking root on the prairie
April 5, 2011 - 12:00am
February 10, 2011
On education:
February 10, 2011 - 12:00am
January 22, 2011
As part of a lesson on solar energy during the winter summit, YES! 
students unfurled a 50-foot-long, black-colored tube of thin plastic and allowed outside air to fill it.  As the air in the tube warmed, it expanded and the thin plastic tube soon had lift. 
(Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Say YES! to a head start in clean energy
January 22, 2011 - 9:30am
January 12, 2011
Kevin Hennessy, a scientist with a research and science lab for developing innovative new uses for agricultural products, was among the featured speakers Tuesday at a biobusiness forum in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Potential, challenges for biomass energy sources outlined at local forum
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Producing anhydrous ammonia locally may fix ag costs
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 13, 2010
Single steel poles will replace the existing timber 'H' frame utility poles. The project calls for replacing the 115-kilovolt line with a 345-kilovolt line. Submitted
CAPX line expansion on the fast track, YM board told
October 13, 2010 - 12:00am
September 14, 2010
Cathy Keuseman is the new agribusiness and renewable energy specialist for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta)
In it for the long haul
September 14, 2010 - 12:00am
August 25, 2010
Sen. Al Franken listens Tuesday to presentations on renewable energy goals in Kand-iyohi County. Also pictured is Debra Wallace, the coordinator of Franken's west central outreach office in St. Cloud. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Franken hears pitch for local, co. renewable energy plans
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
Minnesota Energy says it plans to close ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake; 20 will lose their jobs
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
February 16, 2010
Renville Co. turning its attention to jobs, energy initiatives
February 16, 2010 - 12:00am