Local

Wind Farm Planned For Lincoln County South Dakota

Wind Farm Planned For Lincoln County South Dakota

l

Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations in South Dakota have plans to start a new wind farm in 2018. Dakota Power Community Wind Board Chairman Paul Shubeck says the whole project hinges on the successful completion of  a transmission line from South of Chicago to near Lincoln County South Dakota. He says that’s set for completion five years down the road.

Shubeck says they also have to do a two year project gathering wind data and logging it and do environmental studies before they can proceed with building the wind farm. He says if they’re successful the possibility of return is huge.

Dakota Power Community Wind Group consists of community leaders and landowners. Their project could create more than a thousand temporary construction jobs and up to 70 full time positions.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

money 100

Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

in Local

Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

snow on trees

Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

in Local

Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

prison

Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

in Local

Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

nebraska-state-capital

Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP125285800932_17

A look back at some of this week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.