By Andy Davis
In 1989, Tom Brown and a group of local, environmentally conscious experts planted the seed for what is now the nation’s largest and longest-running energy fair.
In 1990, at the Portage County Fairgrounds, it became a reality, and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association and its energy fair were born...
Sara Windjue, energy education specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s K-12 Energy Education Program through the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education, was working with her colleagues to set up the education tent Thursday. The tent features an Electrathon car built by high school students from the Wild Rose School District.
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