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June 22, 2016
PSC could vote on Brady Wind II next month
The North Dakota Public Service Commission could vote on the 72-turbine Brady Wind Energy Center II project proposed for northern Hettinger County as soon as next month. Commissioner Brian Kalk said the PSC's first work session on Tuesday to discuss the wind farm "went very smoothly"...
June 22, 2016 - 4:24pm
April 24, 2016
Letter: Wind farms should have been decided by everyone, not select few
It all started back when NextEra Energy proposed that first wind farm between Gladstone and Taylor. At that time, commissioner Jay Elkin voted “no” to the proposal saying that it was tearing the community apart, in which he was a part of. Now with this new proposed wind farm in...
April 24, 2016 - 3:01pm
April 8, 2016
Kunkle: Wind powers ND’s future
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- These days, family budgets are tight, and so are the budgets of rural counties and townships. Too often, the margins are too...
April 8, 2016 - 11:07pm
March 31, 2016
PSC hearing about Brady Wind Farm sees over 150 people in attendance
More than 150 people gathered with coffee in hand before 8 a.m. Wednesday at Dickinson City Hall prepared for a long discussion about the proposed...
March 31, 2016 - 2:30pm
March 29, 2016
PSC meeting Wednesday about Brady Wind Energy Center
The North Dakota Public Service Commission is holding its hearing on the Brady Wind Energy Center proposed for Stark County Wednesday. The much-anticipated...
March 29, 2016 - 9:06pm
February 26, 2016
Letter: Concerned Citizens of Stark County oppose wind turbine setback laws
This letter is intended to clear the air about the intentions of the Concerned Citizens of Stark County Group and the ongoing fight to prevent NextEra Energy Resources from placing wind turbines within our county. There seems to be an assumption that this group is against all wind...
February 26, 2016 - 10:58pm
February 25, 2016
Public hearing on Brady Wind farm delayed
BISMARCK -- Public hearings for the Brady Wind Energy Center project and its transmission line planned in Stark County originally scheduled for March 2 have been moved after the intervention of a local citizen group. The North Dakota Public Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday...
February 25, 2016 - 6:33pm
February 24, 2016
Stark County citizen group petitions PSC to delay hearing on wind farm
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Public Service Commission is holding a special meeting today after the community group Concerned Citizens of Stark County submitted a request to delay a public hearing on the Brady Wind Energy Center that’s scheduled for March 2. In its petition to intervene...
February 24, 2016 - 9:27pm
December 22, 2015
Stark County approves permit for wind farm
Both the Stark County Planning and Zoning Board and the County Commission approved a conditional use permit for a wind farm to be erected in southern Stark County on Tuesday morning during their respective regular and special meetings at the Stark County Courthouse. The planning and...
December 22, 2015 - 12:33pm
December 18, 2015
Residents argue pros and cons of proposed Brady Wind farm
Perhaps nothing in recent times has polarized the Stark County community more than the issue of wind energy development. The latest test comes...
December 18, 2015 - 11:13pm
Letter: There’s little evidence to suggest wind farm would hurt Stark County
There’s little evidence to suggest wind farm would hurt Stark County We’re asking the Stark County Commission and Zoning Board to please support county landowners, the New England School District, Basin Electric and future generations by allowing permits to create the Brady Wind...
December 18, 2015 - 6:02pm
Letter: Build wind farms where they are needed
Stark County currently has 22 people per square mile. The only other North Dakota county that has a wind farm close to as many people per square mile is Morton County, which has 14 per square mile. Morton County’s population is primarily around the county seat of Mandan. Stark...
December 18, 2015 - 6:01pm
December 16, 2015
Wind energy deal would extend tax credit
GRAND FORKS -- The wind energy industry welcomed a congressional deal announced this week that would extend federal tax credits for wind projects. The extension of the production tax credit is tied to a provision lifting the ban on exporting U.S. crude oil, which is part of an overall...
December 16, 2015 - 6:02pm
December 15, 2015
Letter: Wrong decision on wind farm would hurt Stark County
Having been born and raised in Stark County and traveling through western North Dakota for 20 years serving the oil business, I was always proud of how our county got it right by making the best choices for developing Stark County. Once again they will have a choice in front of them....
December 15, 2015 - 5:50pm
December 14, 2015
Letter: Working with NextEra has been great
Swenson, Hagen & Co., headquartered in Bismarck, is working on the Brady I and II wind farm in Stark and Hettinger counties. We have had the pleasure of working with NextEra Energy for the past 10 years on multiple wind farms in North and South Dakota. As a NextEra Energy Resources...
December 14, 2015 - 10:22pm