Construction of a wind farm between Beattie and Summerfield is planned for sometime this year. RPMAccess of Des Moines, IA, would like to start building this year because federal subsidies for wind farms are expected to expire at the start of 2014. RPMA is planning to build 35 wind turbines and may have it’s power transmitted to metropolitan areas.
About Kevin Rippe
Kevin Rippe was born in Marysville and moved to Smith Center at the age of 1, then graduated from Smith Center High School in 1995. He graduated from Cloud County Community College in 1997, and joined the staff of KKAN/KQMA radio in Phillipsburg a year later. Since June of 2011 Kevin has been with us here at Your Country KNDY. You can hear Kevin on daily news reports, as well as calling area high school football and basketball. Kevin lives in Marysville with his wife Melissa, and 4 children Brennen, Jacob, Bailee, and Joshua.