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October 7, 2009
He's going green
Mark Frazer was not involved in the South Washington County School District's pursuit of a wind turbine for East Ridge High School. But he -...
October 7, 2009 - 10:03am
June 10, 2009
Wind blades head to Chile via Duluth Harbor
Duluth handled the first shipment of wind power equipment it has seen this season on Tuesday. In seasons past, a June shipment of wind turbine...
June 10, 2009 - 9:53am
March 3, 2009
Wind study in the works
The city of Woodbury will be studying the winds in the coming weeks. The city's planning staff got an informal OK from planning commissioners Monday to plan for a specific wind study that would further define where the best wind resources in the community might be. The study would...
March 3, 2009 - 1:43pm
December 30, 2008
2008: A Year in Review
The new year is upon us. But before the calendar is flipped to 2009, let's remember 2008 for what it was.
December 30, 2008 - 2:30pm
October 29, 2008
833: $5M from '06 bond will be needed
A spare $5 million looks set to be left over from the 2006 bond referendum money for school construction projects, but don't get too excited just yet. That was the message from Mike Vogel, the assistant to the superintendent at Thursday, Oct.
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
A tale of two turbines
It stands 166 feet tall from base to blade tip and has a generating capacity of 200 kilowatts per hour. And since the wind turbine at Great...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
More turbine talk at city council workshop
The city of Woodbury continued to talk turbines last week. The Woodbury City Council held a workshop Wednesday, Sept. 17 to discuss the possibility of developing an ordinance that would allow the South Washington County School District to build a 185-foot wind turbine at East Ridge...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Turbine talk takes off in Afton
A windy topic looks set to come up on the agenda for Afton's planning commission in the near future. Commissioners agreed at a meeting on Sept.
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Letter: Consult specialist on wind turbine
I would urge the (School District 833) and the city (of Woodbury) to consult with an energy engineering specialist. My husband is one and shows many companies including our own energy providers how to save millions a year on energy costs. He doesn't want to get involved, but is...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 23, 2008
Harnessing the wind at East Ridge
Building a wind turbine to generate energy for East Ridge High School was just "a good idea" when officials from School District 833 and the city of Woodbury first discussed it last winter. It appears that the "good idea" will become a reality for the school being built at Pioneer...
July 23, 2008 - 12:00am
February 13, 2008
Letter: Got wind?
A wind generator is a nice idea, but I hope the school board spends enough time to learn if there is an adequate supply of wind to make it feasible. The Bulletin's opinion piece of Feb. 6 (Our View: Wind turbine would offer a tangible lesson) makes it sound like all you've got...
February 13, 2008 - 12:00am
February 6, 2008
Our View: Wind turbine would offer a tangible lesson
It's a simple truth that schools exist to prepare society for the future, playing not only a role in their students' futures, but in the futures of those who will depend on them. Right now, School District 833 officials are looking at a new way to plan for the future -- and it doesn't...
February 6, 2008 - 12:00am
January 30, 2008
Turbine decision won't come until spring
The possibility of using the wind to supply electricity at the future East Ridge High School is being explored, but a final determination of whether to build a wind turbine on the campus is still a ways off, School District 833 officials said this week. Earlier this month school...
January 30, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
Wind power for new school a possibility
School District 833 and Woodbury officials discussed the possibility of using the wind to supply power for East Ridge High School at a meeting Jan. 16. The school is under construction at Bailey Road and Pioneer Drive. Jim Bain, district energy management coordinator, said a large...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am