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Less is More

At 94 years young, Rowetta Freese’s memory is not as good as it once was, but she remembers the day when, as a 5-year-old girl growing up near Henryetta, Oklahoma, she was playing in the yard of her family’s sparse home with her twin sister. A black car came racing down the road and screeched

Stories in the Snow

These chilly, snowy days of January are great for reading. You can head to your public library, but books aren’t the only places where you’ll find an interesting story this time of year. Plenty of tales are told outside in the snow, written by the creatures who inhabit Wisconsin’s woodlands, wetlands, and prairies. To enjoy

Focus on the Future

January is typically the time of year we focus on the future, and this year, perhaps more than ever, I am happy to leave 2020 behind. We finally have the availability of a coronavirus vaccine on the horizon. I know you will all do your research and make the best choice for you and your

Members’ Generosity Shines Through Operation Round Up

In a year when many people needed extra support due to job losses and illness, the Operation Round Up® program continued to provide grants that made a direct impact on the lives of the most vulnerable in our community. For over 27 years, PPCS members have participated in Operation Round Up by voluntarily rounding up

This Year, Organize Your Energy

Dear Pat and Brad: Last year brought financial hardships, and with a new year ahead, I’m looking for new ways to save money. I know there are things I can do to save energy at home and lower my monthly bills. Can you share a few ideas on how to start the year off right

2020 ACE, Potthast, and Leifer Award Winners | Specialty Plates Now Available | Climate Change Task Force Report

Paudler, Petersen Honored with 2020 ACE Awards The Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association (WECA) announced two recipients of the 2020 Ally of Cooperative Electrification (ACE) award. David Paudler, longtime electric cooperative leader serving on the boards of both Riverland Energy Cooperative and WECA, was selected for his outstanding contributions to the electric cooperative industry. In nominating