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Douglas County board denies Osakis wind tower request for second time

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The little wind turbine tower that could, according to the Douglas County planning advisory commission, found out it really can't, at least not in Osakis Township at the corner of Hope Road and Calvary Road Southeast.


Property owner Barbara Trisco applied for a conditional use permit to erect a 39.9 kilowatt wind tower for agricultural power generation on property that is zoned rural residential.

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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