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Harvest the wind

Posted September 12, 2018 at 5:28 pm

cvanloh@ncppub.com

The map insert accompanying this article illustrates 7,000 acres in the counties of Cottonwood (Ann, Highwater and Westbrook Townships), Murray (Dovray and Holly Townships) and Redwood (Lamberton and North Hero Townships). Geronimo Energy, Plum Creek Wind Farm developer, estimates a total investment of up to $640 million once the project is fully developed.

The wind farm boundaries are not, at the moment, “set in stone.” Lines will be determined after initial analysis of wind resources, environmental features and other attributes of the area to determine where to begin the outreach with landowners for leasing land. Lines will be established after the land

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    WWG State Football Championship Weekend

    The WWG High School football team will be hosting HBC on Saturday, September 22 at 3:00 pm.

    All members of the Westbrook State Championship teams of 1982 and 1985 and the WWG State Championship Team of 2000 are invited to the game and will be admitted free. Cheerleaders are also invited to attend. All players and coaches in attendance will be introduced during the extended

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    Council hires new police chief

    tmerchant@ncppub.com

    The Westbrook City Council and Police Chief Alan Wahl have been working to find a long-time police officer to fill the role of police chief after Wahl retires. Currently police officer Michael Hubin has been working with the department in a part time capacity. The council voted to hire Hubin as police chief after the first of the year. Hubin has several years of police experience and was born and

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    American Cancer Society
    Relay for Life- Redwood County

    The 25th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Redwood County committee and teams held their wrap up meeting on Monday, August 13.  All statistics in this article are based on info from that night.  Fifty-two cancer survivors registered that night.  The silent auctions raised a total of $1,888.  There were about 1,260 luminaries lit.  Taking part in the supper were 288 persons.  The total net of the Relay was $58,246.  However, some more donations were turned in that night so final money

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    Masters Store and Hotel

    Posted August 30, 2018 at 4:01 pm

    Walnut Grove lost a landmark on July 26, 2018, although its loss was likely mourned by few people. On that day, the Masters Hotel, built in 1875, was taken down because it was

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    The race continues

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Cottonwood County Commissioner District #1 is down to 2 candidates for the November election after the Primary Election on Tuesday, August 14.

    Results are listed

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    Walnut Grove blaze destroys frame shop

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Just before noon last Thursday Walnut Grove fire fighters were called to Chad Cooley’s Frame Shop on County Road 5 to put out a fire in the bays of Cooley’s shop. According to Cooley, he

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    Midway Deflated

    Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    The Cottonwood County Fair was much less noisy this year. The reason for that is because there were no carnival rides on the midway. The Cottonwood County Fair Board learned earlier this summer that

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