New wind farm here latest in area

Wind turbines are visible along the horizon at a farm south of Diller, Neb. The Steele Flats Wind Farm was recently built in the Diller area and another wind farm was built a few years ago in northern Nemaha County, Kan., and southern Richardson County, Neb. A third wind project is slated to be built near Beattie next year. Photo by Paul Kessinger

Wind farms are springing up in and around Marshall County.

First was the Flat Water Wind Farm with 40 turbines built in 2010 by RES Americas in southern Richardson County, Neb. and northern Nemaha County.