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Never Give Up

Story courtesy of Oakdale Electric Cooperative. Giving up and going home during a storm isn’t an option for linemen, and it was never an option for Tangie Schendel or her beloved dog, Cinch, either. This commonality has now bonded an Oakdale Electric Cooperative crew to a dog and her owner forever. Cinch, a 3 ½-year-old

Tour de Blooms

Prepare for spring with a self-guided Clark County greenhouse tour! Clustered in a small area in Clark County are many sunny, bright greenhouses bursting with color this spring. Gardeners flock to these businesses as they plan their spring landscaping and garden work. More than 20 are open to the public and part of the county’s

The Power of Payments

In a cramped office in Oregon, Wisconsin, there is a small staff hard at work doing a really big job—helping people in rural areas keep a roof over their heads and the lights on. It’s a challenge those at the Foundation for Rural Housing expect will be exponentially more challenging in the coming months, due

Make it Count

Back when I was in college in 1980, I was elected to the Jamestown Town Board in southern Grant County. We monitored the national census very closely. Preliminary numbers indicated we had a sizable population drop that was going to affect the amount of shared revenue we would receive over the next 10 years. A

Energy Efficient Landscaping Tips

Dear Pat and Brad: A friend told us that if our landscaping is done right, it can help lower our home’s monthly energy bill. What choices can we make that will reduce our home energy use?—Jason and Kit Dear Jason and Kit: Your friend is right. The decisions you make about your home’s landscaping can

Three Elected to WECA Board | WI at NRECA Annual Meeting in NOLA | WECA Broadband Resolution Adopted | WECA Joins Fight Against Challenge to Nemadji Trail Project

THREE ELECTED TO WECA BOARD Three candidates were nominated and elected, unopposed, to the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association (WECA) board of directors. New board members are Dan Hillberry, Richland Electric Cooperative director; Craig Buros, CEO/manager of Vernon Electric Cooperative; and Joe Metro, Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative director. A bylaws change adopted at the WECA annual meeting