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The meeting room was full of people Wednesday wanting to hear about the proposed Courtenay Wind Farm during the Stutsman County Zoning Board meeting.(John M. Steiner / The Sun)

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

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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 will go before the Stutsman County Commission for final approval Tuesday.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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