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December 18, 2018
Brendon Ruppell, a first-year wind energy technician major, looks down nearly 300 feet from the top of Lake Region State College's wind turbine. He has climbed the tower more than a dozen times.  Forum News Service file photo
Wind, solar power increasing in region
December 18, 2018 - 3:37pm
December 5, 2018
A proposed expansion of the Ashtabula Wind Energy Center north of Valley City, N.D., above, has generated complaints from nearby residents who are concerned about noise and possible health effects. North Dakota requires wind turbines to be at least a quarter-mile from the nearest occupied dwelling, but some research suggests setbacks should be at least a half-mile or mile to ensure safety. Patrick Springer / The Forum
Permit denied for south-central North Dakota wind project: Decision made after four-hour hearing with testimony from opponents
December 5, 2018 - 10:08pm
July 12, 2018
These turbines are part of the Xcel Energy Courtenay Wind Farm in south-central North Dakota. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Xcel wins approval for another major wind farm project
July 12, 2018 - 5:21pm
March 16, 2017
Xcel plans seven new wind-energy farms, two in ND
March 16, 2017 - 8:04pm
February 20, 2017
Gary Jerger, Ag Spray Inc., of Moorhead, Minn., is vice president of the National Agricultural Aviation Association. Photo taken Feb. 14, 2017, at St. Cloud, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
February 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 1, 2017
The sun sets in the background of some of the wind turbines Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, south of Rollag. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Port: Wind power is a sacred cow ripe for slaughter, but a tax is the wrong way to do it
February 1, 2017 - 1:41pm
October 28, 2016
Wilton Wind Farm is utilized by Basin Electric Power Cooperative as a source of renewable power in North Dakota. NextEra Energy proposes to build an 87-turbine wind project in Stark County, which would provide more electricity to the cooperative. (AMY TABORSKY, Bismarck Tribune)
In North Dakota, wind is 20 percent of state's energy production
October 28, 2016 - 10:30pm
September 20, 2016
A farmer sprays his crop next to the newly erected Brady Wind I turbines in southern Stark County. (Press Photo by Kalsey Stults)
Brady Wind farms south of Dickinson to be completed by December
September 20, 2016 - 8:14pm
March 1, 2016
Southwest District Judge James D. Gion, right, is flanked by Kris Fehr as they discuss the need for a drug court in Stark County on Tuesday during a Stark County Commission meeting. (Andrew Wernette/The Dickinson Press)
Stark County to seek federal funding for drug court
March 1, 2016 - 4:18pm
January 25, 2016
NDSU research could change wind power grid
January 25, 2016 - 11:25am
December 18, 2015
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Residents argue pros and cons of proposed Brady Wind farm
December 18, 2015 - 11:13pm
November 24, 2015
Stark County Planning and Zoning approves erection of more wind towers
November 24, 2015 - 11:40pm
June 26, 2015
NextEra Energy still searching for potential wind farm location in southwest ND
June 26, 2015 - 11:56am
November 24, 2014
MDU to purchase Hettinger wind farm
November 24, 2014 - 1:05pm
August 20, 2014
Wind energy project in north-central N.D. gets final go-ahead
August 20, 2014 - 5:15pm
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