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July 12, 2018
These turbines are part of the Xcel Energy Courtenay Wind Farm in south-central North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
July 12, 2018 - 5:21pm
October 10, 2017
Steven Hayward talks about his report released Tuesday, Oct. 10, that indicates Minnesota's energy policy encouraging increased wind power use is a failure. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Is wind power living up to potential? Conservative groups says no, supporters disagree
October 10, 2017 - 5:26pm
September 13, 2017
Tribune file / The Palmer Creek's Wind Farm will likely be erected in Chippewa County in 2018. It will include 18 turbines with a capacity to produce 44.6 megawatts of electricity, or enough to power approximately 13,000 homes.
Chippewa County wind farm likely to go up in early 2018
September 13, 2017 - 7:02am
April 19, 2017
Wind turbines generating electricity
Minnesota wind power expands
April 19, 2017 - 5:52pm
February 20, 2017
Gary Jerger, Ag Spray Inc., of Moorhead, Minn., is vice president of the National Agricultural Aviation Association. Photo taken Feb. 14, 2017, at St. Cloud, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
February 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
June 23, 2015
A nine-mile-an-hour wind out of the west turns the  Willmar Municipal Utilities two wind turbines Tuesday as vehicles speed past them on Business 71. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Wind turbines on track to hit output goal
June 23, 2015 - 11:19pm
October 21, 2014
Willmar wind turbines will be stopped periodically for repairs
October 21, 2014 - 10:45pm
April 29, 2013
Turbines that are part of the Danielson Wind project in Meeker County have been producing electricity since March 2011. Norfolk Wind Energy is seeking to erect similar wind turbines in Renville County to produce electricity for sale on the grid and to use electricity generated during off-peak periods to produce hydrogen for sale to industrial customers.  Tribune file photo
Renville Co., Minn., could host first major project to use wind power to produce hydrogen
April 29, 2013 - 11:11pm