Wind turbines create windfall for counties, townships

April 1, 2012 at 1:53 pm in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The wind turbines scattered across southwest Minnesota have made a tremendous economic impact on the region, from construction crews settling in our communities to payments made to landowners for easements. Perhaps the greatest economic impact, however, is now being seen in counties where turbines harness the wind and convert it into kilowatt hours. Continue Reading