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Fall beauty in Wisconsin

No one can argue that fall in Wisconsin is pretty spectacular. Our readers proved it. We issued a “Fall in Wisconsin” photo contest in our October magazine. Readers uploaded these photo submissions to our website.

Wisconsin electric co-ops helping Florida rebuild

Volunteer line crews from ­­18 Wisconsin electric cooperatives are joining in Florida’s massive recovery effort, helping rebuild shattered electric systems in the wake of Hurricane Irma’s devastation. The Florida Electric Cooperatives Association, a statewide trade group, put out a call for help last Thursday, anticipating Irma’s Sunday morning landfall and the huge storm’s potential to

Texas co-ops in recovery mode; here’s how you can help

Spared the worst of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction, Texas electric co-ops have pulled together for a major recovery effort. According to Martin Bevins, vice president for communications and member services with Texas Electric Cooperatives, more than one-third of the statewide organization’s 75 member co-ops have been participating in mutual aid. The worst devastation occurred outside co-op


Healing with horse power

Steeds restore trust that war took away Even now there are people who remember when some of the world’s most formidable militaries routinely used horses to transport equipment and uncommonly, to carry troops in battle. And while it’s true that when the cavalry rides in today, it’s mounted on armored vehicles or aircraft aluminum, an

Answering the call

Wisconsin co-ops help restore power in Florida More than 900 electric cooperatives serve the energy needs of their member-owners across the United States, and on the interstate highways of the southeast for a few days in mid-September, it might have looked like every one of them had loaded up all manner of vehicles and equipment

Delightful Discovery

Kick off the holidays at the Cranberry Discovery Center You’d be hard-pressed to find a holiday table that doesn’t include cranberries in some form or another. They’re everywhere this time of year—in sauces, salads, chutneys, pastries, breads, and beverages. Although cranberries are a staple of holiday menus across the entire country, they’re particularly special right