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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Wind energy generation is one step closer to being a reality for Royalton. The city began investigating wind energy in earnest in 2012 when Mayor Andrea Lauer and Council Member Al Libke began meeting with SheerWind executives about a possible system in Royalton. The City Council authorized Lauer to sign [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     When Royalton’s 2013 levy came up for a vote at Tuesday’s meeting, Council Member Ron Verley presented his proposal to maintain the levy at the 2012 rate. After passing out a packet of information prepared in part by City Clerk Carol Madsen, Verley explained that a number of line [...]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com    At a special informational meeting Wednesday, Royalton City Council members heard about wind energy options available through a new company from Chaska, SheerWind. Mayor Andrea Lauer and Council Member Al Libke had previously visited SheerWind’s site. “A funnel is installed above ground which gathers the wind and channels it [...]

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