Freeborn News

02/09/2018 12:32 PM  ~~~Source~~~
100-turbine wind farm proposed near Glenville 

A proposed wind energy project could add 100 turbines in southern Minnesota's Freeborn County and northern Iowa's Worth County. The Freeborn Wind Farm is planned for 40,000 acres near Glenville.

10/25/2017 01:01 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Xcel Energy building 175 new wind turbines 

The utility company is partnering with Wanzek Construction of West Fargo to build a wind farm in Dickey County and another in Iowa with some turbines located in Minnesota. Construction of the Foxtail Wind Farm in Dickey County is planned for 2018.

10/19/2017 06:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Feds look at expanding immigration jail cells in Minnesota 

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has sent a request for information that identifies St. Paul and three other cities - Chicago, Detroit and Salt Lake City - in which the agency is looking to possibly expand detention sites. ICE is using five county jails across Minnesota to hold people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally - Nobles, Freeborn, Sherburne, Ramsey and Carver.