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Lanny Baer and his family moved to a nice quiet acreage in Spring Prairie Township a few miles north of here.

The idea 19 years ago was to escape the hubbub of Fargo-Moorhead, yet be close enough to the amenities and opportunities of the metro area.


Now the Baers could find themselves with new neighbors - the sprawling Noble Flat Hill Windpark, which would plant 134 wind towers capable of generating 201 megawatts of electricity, enough to power more than 50,000 homes.

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