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December 21, 2012
Capital Chatter: Hamilton's task - defend rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Rod Hamilton is becoming an outspoken cheerleader for rural Minnesota. Last month, the Republican state representative from southwestern...
December 21, 2012 - 9:50pm
December 7, 2012
Letter: Wind is a Minnesota industry
Over the last decade, Minnesota has seen substantial growth in the wind industry. In 2011, approximately 13 percent of Minnesota's electricity was generated by the wind industry. The benefits Minnesota receives from the wind industry are not just seen when a light switch is flipped;...
December 7, 2012 - 12:00am
November 23, 2012
As others see it: Tax credit good for Iowa
We're so glad to see Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Sen. Chuck Grassley joining a bipartisan call to extend the wind energy tax credit less than a week after Election Day. Both had been clear the wind energy tax credit is paramount for national energy independence. Both have been...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 12, 2012
Letter: Looking out for county taxpayers
I was reading the April 2 Daily Globe article illustrating wind turbine proceeds being used to lower property taxes of residents in neighboring counties. I wondered why this isn't being done for the residents of Nobles County. It didn't even merit consideration; instead, using the...
April 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2012
Editorial: Setting an energy example
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz visited Worthington on Thursday, meeting with community leaders at the Biotechnology Advancement Center to tout the Infrastructure Jobs and Energy Independence Act he has co-authored in Washington. It should be pointed out, though, that Worthington -- not to mention...
April 10, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
Permit process moves forward for new Nobles County wind farm
WORTHINGTON -- Community Wind South took the next step toward building its 30-megawatt wind farm in Nobles County Wednesday night, when permit requests for a switching station and laydown yard in Summit Lake Township were approved by the Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission. While...
April 6, 2012 - 9:59pm
February 17, 2012
Growth of wind energy industry in limbo
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota Sen. Al Franken took the floor of the Senate this week to urge his fellow lawmakers to extend the renewable energy production...
February 17, 2012 - 9:04pm
December 1, 2010
As others see it: Iowa needs more wind power transmission lines
Iowa may be one of the smallest Midwestern states, but when it comes to wind power, it's one of the mightiest -- a literal wind magnet. Nearly 40 percent of Iowa's land produces wind speeds necessary to generate viable amounts of power. In the 1920s and 1930s, before wind energy...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Suzlon laying off 110 workers
PIPESTONE -- Pipestone's Suzlon plant will be idled next month and 110 employees put out of work, according to a Star Tribune report posted on the newspaper's website late Monday. The layoffs, which take effect Dec. 29, were announced Monday -- the same day Suzlon, the world's No....
November 1, 2010 - 9:47pm
September 28, 2010
Lakefield project blowing in the wind
LAKEFIELD -- EnXco's wind project in Lakefield hit a snag last week at a meeting of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, but a PUC vote taken today will determine the wind energy project's fate. "The Lakefield groundbreaking ceremony was postponed, and we intend to reschedule,"...
September 28, 2010 - 9:50pm
July 2, 2010
As others see it: Wind power moves ahead in Minnesota
By now it may be becoming apparent to most Americans that no single energy technology comes without its faults. Midwestern farmers still see...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
As others see it: New 'Nimby' challenges
Go green -- just not in (sight of) my backyard." Could that become the developmental catch-22 of this decade? We pose that question light-heartedly but noting that the Sauk Rapids City Council on Monday banned installing wind-energy conversion systems and Stearns County is mulling...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 25, 2010
Tax break could attract turbine manufacturer
ST. PAUL - A European wind-turbine manufacturer is more likely to build plants in Duluth and the Iron Range if Minnesota gives it tax breaks, backers of the proposal tell legislators. A House jobs bill contains a provision to give the manufacturer $12.7 million in tax breaks and...
March 25, 2010 - 12:15pm
January 21, 2010
Osceola Windpower project slated for March completion
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa -- A wind turbine-related project in northwest Iowa is still on schedule to be completed by March, despite a consistent stream...
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am
December 5, 2009
December 5, 2009 - 12:00am