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A second wind turbine, about 10 feet higher than the first erected in Morris in 2005, will be built near Pomme de Terre Park in January.

Second wind turbine at U of MN Morris may be ready to run early in 2011

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The University of Minnesota, Morris' planned second wind turbine will allow campus officials to predict fairly accurately what energy costs will be for the next 15 years.

Lowell Rasmussen, UMM's Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Facilities, said the second turbine could be constructed by the end of January.

Rasmussen met with the Stevens County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to review the project.

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