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W-WG’s robotics team battles for second-place finish at state competition
County awards bid for government center landscaping fixes
WPU reports energy savings, plans software updates
Former Wilmont man sentenced in multiple drug cases
South Dakota man receives 161-day jail sentence in high-speed chase case
The Drill: Hard-working, humble Hamman leads on the links for MCC
Section boys tennis: Luverne upsets Worthington for 10th straight state berth
Sports briefs: Section 3A, 3AA baseball seeds announced
Prep softball: Section games will start Thursday: WHS to play Mankato East
Prep baseball: Adrian, Pipestone Area beat Trojans in Worthington
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
ECHO recognized for 25 years of membership
Crossroads Care Center getting new focus
Van Waus is Sanford Worthington’s Employee of the Year
Farmers under pressure
Place a Business Announcement
Time for Moore: Picture this -- graduation
Column: Combating senior fraud
Column: Interest continues to build in Teacher Pathway program
Column: Medicare for All becomes Medicare for None
Tales from the Chief: Taking the wheel on 'Freedom to Drive'
Loie R. Grandprey
Leroy "Bud" Florine
Mayor honors efforts in nursing homes
Disheveled Theologian: The cone of shame
Kennecke speaks on opioid abuse at 'Living Your Best Life
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Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
May 20, 2019
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
ST. PAUL — Xcel Energy plans to shutter its two remaining coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled — a move that...
May 20, 2019 - 1:42pm
March 30, 2019
Tenaska updates county on Nobles 2 Wind
WORTHINGTON — Representatives from Tenaska met with Nobles County commissioners during a Wednesday morning work session to provide an update...
March 30, 2019 - 10:02am
March 12, 2019
Letter: No shortage of problems with the wind industry
By Janna Swanson, President, Coalition for Rural Property Rights president National Wind Watch board member Ayrshire, Iowa I read Kelley Welf’s “An enthusiastic defense of wind energy's virtues” (March 9 Globe). This letter is a great example of what is wrong with the wind...
March 12, 2019 - 10:59pm
March 8, 2019
Letter: Wind energy more about taxes than electricity
By Gregg Hubner, Avon, S.D. I read your two articles on wind energy last week, one pro wind and one anti wind. After studying wind energy for eight years, I am on the anti-wind side and agreed with the sentiments in that letter.
March 8, 2019 - 10:59pm
Letter: An enthusiastic defense of wind energy's virtues
By Kelley Welf, Communications Manager, Clean Grid Alliance, St. Paul The recent article entitled, “Rural landowners air opposition to industrial wind farms,” (February 27, 2019) contains several assertions and assumptions about energy subsidies and property use that are incorrect....
March 8, 2019 - 10:48pm
February 27, 2019
Green energy is golden for counties
WORTHINGTON — While opponents of industrial wind farms list many reasons why they don’t like wind turbines, supporters of the green energy...
February 27, 2019 - 7:30am
Rural landowners air opposition to industrial wind farms
WORTHINGTON — When Tom Behrends purchased his farm east of Brewster in 1993, he envisioned peace and solitude on the prairie. That’s no...
February 27, 2019 - 5:50am
January 23, 2019
Nobles County ideal setup for wind farm
WILMONT — The Nobles 2 wind farm project is planned for construction in 2019, and Nobles County is the perfect place for it. The economic benefits of the project are also potentially significant. One substantial positive is jobs, as Tenaska estimates Nobles 2 will provide 230 jobs...
January 23, 2019 - 8:29am
September 29, 2018
Labor union wants Minnesota workers to fill jobs for area wind farm construction projects
REGIONAL — With several wind farm projects in development in southwest Minnesota and more on the way, it’s an exciting time for area construction...
September 29, 2018 - 7:12am
December 12, 2017
Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
There are two sides to every story. The story that Industrial Wind is telling our communities is of easy wealth and a cleaner world. They promise not to damage your farms, pay for what they do and to be a good neighbor.
December 12, 2017 - 10:20pm
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