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Bringing Electricity to the Navajo Nation

During the first week of May, Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative linemen Jarret Brow and Alex Lutz traveled to the Chinle District in Arizona on the Navajo Nation to take part in the Light Up Navajo IV Project to bring electricity to members of the Navajo Nation. For Brow, the fact that some people in America

Looking for an Old-Fashioned Adventure? We’ve got you Covered!

These aren’t your (great-great) grandfather’s covered bridges. The quaint but few covered bridges in Wisconsin today don’t serve the same practical purposes that they did back in the mid-1800s. Back then covered bridges were a common sight; at one time Wisconsin had more than 40, according to the Wisconsin State Historical Society. Their enclosures were

Solid Foundations

As kids from across rural Wisconsin prepare to go back to school, I think we must pause for a moment and think about how we can best help prepare them for the rest of their lives. The education they receive will be the foundation for their future decisions. Your electric cooperative and the Wisconsin Electric

Teach your Children Well

Q: I’m making an effort to reduce my energy use, and I want my kids to start energy-saving habits as well. How can I encourage them to use less electricity at home? A: When I was a kid, I dreamed of one day having a home where I could pay my own electric bill. Said

News Briefs

WECA Board Elected at District Meetings WECA members voted to fill five board positions at district meetings held recently at co-op locations across the state. Those elected include Vernon Electric General Manager and CEO Craig Buros, Eau Claire Energy CEO Monica Obrycki, Chippewa Valley Electric Board Director Steve Johnson, Clark Electric Board Director Allen Jacinsky,