Leaders looking at wind power project

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A possible wind power project located in Yankton and Turner Counties is being studied.

Michael Kurnik with Orion Renewable Energy spoke to the Yankton County Commission.

Kurnik says they have submitted their power output application.

Kurnik says they are also doing more preparation work.

Kurnik says a workforce of about 230 people would be needed to build the project. Up to 15 fulltime employees are projected once the project is operational.