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Dennis Winkowitsch stands in the foreground as his 12-kilowatt wind turbine harvests the wind and produces electricity for his rural George, Iowa, farm.

Harvesting the wind: Lyon County farmer generates electricity with 12kw wind turbine

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GEORGE, Iowa – Imagine never having to pay an electric bill again.

Dennis Winkowitsch is well on his way with his 12-kilowatt Xzeres wind turbine on his farm about a mile and half outside of George.

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Erin Trester
Erin Trester is the crime and city reporter for the Daily Globe. She's a native of Lewiston, MN, but moved to Buffalo, NY to attend college and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications. She started at the Western New York Catholic Newspaper as a reporter in Buffalo, but in October 2013 she returned to her home state to start with the Daily Globe. Most of her spare time is taken up by her 13-year-old thoroughbred named Faith, but some of her other hobbies include reading, fishing and spending time with friends and family. 
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