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"The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind." An aerial view of the Rail Splitter Wind Farm shows the layout of the huge turbines used to change wind into electricity.

With continued interest in central Illinois as a place to build the "green" energy producers, the question can be asked if wind power will become one of our area's largest industries.


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Picture by aerial photographer Trisha Youngquist


Need some new ideas, some tips, something to get you going on your home & yard? Find the goods in LDN's Spring 2009 Home Improvement Supplement.  Click Here!

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Tuesday, May 12:

  • Local writer and author to have book-signing Saturday

  • Public transportation committee sets future meeting dates

  • Civic group criticizes Quinn spending plan

  • R. Kelly lawyers hint they may take Blago's case

  • Ryan Curry, Lincoln FFA, Humane Society, Lincoln Public Library and Lincoln Park District all make Close Up
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    • West Lincoln-Broadwell School

    • Zion Lutheran School, Lincoln

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