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WORTHINGTON -- Southwest Minnesota is "where it's at" in wind energy development. But that's not only where it's at, according to a new study suggesting exciting wind-related opportunities abound throughout the state.


That's a good thing, said Nobles County Commissioner David Benson, who has been involved in wind energy issues since the industry burst onto the scene in the mid-1990s.

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Doug Wolter
Doug Wolter is the Daily Globe sports editor. He served as sports reporter, then sports editor, news editor and finally managing editor at the Daily Globe for 22 years before leaving for seven years to work as night news editor at the Mankato Free Press in Mankato. Doug now lives in Worthington with his wife, Sandy. They have three children and six grandchildren. Doug, retired after a lengthy career in fast-pitch softball, enjoys reading, strumming his acoustic guitar and hanging around his grandchildren. He self-publishes short stories in his spare time. One of his stories, "The Genuine One," is being distributed by a national publisher.
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