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The answer may be blowing in the wind, but it's also in the pockets of energy companies and state and federal officials.
That's what Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin said Friday. Kinda. Sorta.
SHS was a... Posted on 6/4/10 at 5:50 PM
The Mitchell Board of Education gave the greenest of green lights to Mitchell Technical Institute’s wind energy program Monday, by unanimously approving a resolution authorizing the sale of $1.68 million in capital outlay certificates to pay for the purchase of a wind turbine.
The action took place during the board’s regularly scheduled meeting, which was held at Longfellow Elementary School.
At this time next year, Woonsocket resident Joe Vetter will be a first-year veteran of Mitchell Technical Institute’s new wind turbine technology program, if all goes according to plan.
Program instructor Stacey Eddy, 33, also from Woonsocket, signed up the 18-year-old Vetter Wednesday as part of MTI’s Registration Week, which runs through Friday at the tech school’s main campus in Mitchell. Eddy previously mentored Vetter for a high school wind project.
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