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Wind farm a step closer: Permit, variances to go before County Commission

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Construction on the 100-turbine Courtenay Wind Farm will likely begin this spring, as the Stutsman County Zoning Board recommended approval of Geronimo Wind Energy’s conditional use permit and variance requests Wednesday.
The permit and variances …continue reading on jamestownsun.com

Wind farm a step closer: Permit, variances to go before County Commission

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

Construction on the 100-turbine Courtenay Wind Farm will likely begin this spring, as the Stutsman County Zoning Board recommended approval of Geronimo Wind Energy’s conditional use permit and variance requests Wednesday.
The permit and variances …continue reading on jamestownsun.com

High winds again – Chamberlain records 64 mph wind gust

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Strong winds slammed the region Sunday, causing structural damage to at least one Mitchell business and sending vehicles off roads.

According to Brad Adams, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Chamberlain had the stro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

High winds again – Chamberlain records 64 mph wind gust

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Strong winds slammed the region Sunday, causing structural damage to at least one Mitchell business and sending vehicles off roads.

According to Brad Adams, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Chamberlain had the stro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

High winds put SD truck drivers on high alert

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Recent high winds in western South Dakota have put semitrailer drivers on high alert or off the open road altogether.

The Rapid City Journal reports that wind gusts reached 68 mph on Monday and strong winds are expected throu…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

High winds put SD truck drivers on high alert

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Recent high winds in western South Dakota have put semitrailer drivers on high alert or off the open road altogether.

The Rapid City Journal reports that wind gusts reached 68 mph on Monday and strong winds are expected throu…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Thune says energy debate coming

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

TYNDALL — Sen. John Thune believes the United States is becoming more energy independent.

“Just a few years ago, 60 percent of the energy we used in this country was imported,” said Thune, a South Dakota Republican. “We were bringing it in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell’s 64 mph gust is third highest in state

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell had the third highest recorded wind gust in the state Thursday at 64 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

The highest gust was 70 in Aberdeen, followed by 66 in Winner and Philip.

On the 1-12 Beaufort scale, those gusts rank…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

I-90 open from Sioux Falls to Salem

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE – State Transportation officials have reopened the west bound lanes of Interstate 90 between Sioux Falls and Salem effective immediately.

Motorists are advised that driving conditions are still treacherous with snow-packed and slippery ro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

I-90 open from Sioux Falls to Salem

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE – State Transportation officials have reopened the west bound lanes of Interstate 90 between Sioux Falls and Salem effective immediately.

Motorists are advised that driving conditions are still treacherous with snow-packed and slippery ro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com