Current Issue

Regal Representation

A look back at the Miss Rural Electrification Program through the memories of a Wisconsin Winner and the co-op leader who helped make it happen. About a month before her crowning moment at the 2023 Miss America Scholarship Program in December, Grace Stanke took her place on a panel of formidable experts at the Wisconsin

Show Time

FFA Farm Toy Shows are A Time-Honored Tradition “The Greatest Show on Earth" is an expression usually associated with a three-ring circus, but for many people—especially those whose lives are connected in any way to the agriculture industry—no show could be more dazzling than one of the many FFA Farm Toy Shows held throughout the

What Goes Around Comes Around

This month’s CEO message is a guest commentary from Tim Clay, WECA vice president of operations. WECA President and CEO Steve Freese is currently on medical leave. Whether it was straight-line winds or a tornado this past summer, the damage was severe and took my power out for most of the week. Yet, a short

$3,000 in STEAM Grants Awarded to Three Area School Districts

Three school districts in the Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative (CWEC) service area each received $1,000 in STEAM grants to be used for projects and initiatives related to science, technology, engineering, art, and math. The STEAM grants were introduced by CWEC in the second half of 2022 because the co-op values education and training and understands

Easy Ways to Control Water Use

Conserving water at home can result in several downstream benefits and savings. Being mindful of home water use helps preserve the amount of water in our local reservoirs and reduces costs associated with water and wastewater treatment, including the cost of delivering it to the home (for those using a public water service). Leaky toilets,

News Briefs

New Year, New Energy Tax Credits New federal tax credits included in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 are now available for consumers as the Biden administration seeks to improve energy efficiency and move toward more clean energy. There is a significant increase in the tax credits available for things such as heat pumps and