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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


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 is the newest reporter joining 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 12 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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