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January 26, 2010
Willmar Municipal Utilities still making Big Stone II payments
January 26, 2010 - 12:00am
January 5, 2010
Ordinance regulating small wind turbines is approved
January 5, 2010 - 12:00am
December 19, 2009
Editorial: Give the turbines time to be setup
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
November 17, 2009
City gets OK to issue bonds for wind turbines
November 17, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
This wind turbine owned by Richard Fagen is located at the Heartland Preserve outside Granite Falls. Willmar City Council members have asked the city attorney to investigate whether similar small wind turbines would be allowed within the city limits of Willmar even if the city has no ordinance to regulate turbines. Tribune photo by Susan Lunneborg
Council asks city attorney to review proposed wind turbine ordinance
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
October 15, 2009
State devising standards for elevators in MUC's wind turbines
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am
September 29, 2009
Maintenance crews called to fix sensory problem on one of Willmar Utilities' two new wind turbines
September 29, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
An American flag is hoisted in the foreground Thursday near Willmar Municipal Utilities' two new wind turbines. Some 300 people attended a dedication ceremony for the turbines. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Popular vote: Willmar's push for alternative energy source is 'a great idea'
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
September 1, 2009
Willmar Municipal Utilities' two turbines near the Senior High in Willmar. Submitted photo
Dedication of turbines turns energy focus to new generation
September 1, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Renville County wind turbine plan gathering support
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
Renville County wind project gathering support
August 4, 2009 - 10:52am
July 28, 2009
The two wind turbines appear complete Monday towering over the Willmar Senior High School. The $10 million turbines will help Willmar's city-owned utility comply with state renewable energy requirements. The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission during the regular meeting Monday discussed a dedication ceremony for the turbines. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
Willmar Utilities finalizing dedication of turbines
July 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 1, 2009
Ordinance to allow small wind turbines in the city is discussed by Willmar Planning Commission
July 1, 2009 - 12:00am
June 2, 2009
Crews begin assembling a portion of one of the city's two wind turbines Monday near Willmar Senior High School. The 265-foot towers will provide 3 percent of the city's energy needs. Tribune photos by Gary Miller
Construction officially begins on MUC's two wind turbines
June 2, 2009 - 12:00am
March 10, 2009
Reserves will pay for repair of turbine
March 10, 2009 - 12:00am