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Charging Ahead

Eau Claire area’s first-ever EV-ready community in development The global pandemic put the brakes on new car sales, but the electric vehicle (EV) market is pushing full speed ahead, in spite of the bump in the road. As technology improves and prices become more affordable, people are getting more comfortable with the thought of plugging

A Twist of Lyme…yet another disease you don’t want…

“Be alert for any flu-like symptoms, aching joints, fatigue, rashes, bullseye rash, brain fog, and so forth. If you experience any of these things see a doctor…soon.” That advice from Michigan resident Brian Anderson does not involve the illness you can’t escape hearing about all day, every day. Anderson has provided training for co-op and

An Activity Geared Toward All

Get on your bikes and ride! Pandemic-caused restrictions on various activities may have loosened up somewhat, but the Centers for Disease Control is still urging caution when it comes to travel, advising that the best possible way to keep from contracting COVID-19 is to avoid large gatherings and stay close to home. Wisconsin offers plenty

Thoughts on Freedom

Before the pandemic rolled in and changed life as we knew it in March of 2020, I think many of us may have taken our freedom for granted. We could do whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted. Since this month we celebrate the 244th anniversary of declaring our independence and freedom from Great Britain, and

Eligibility Expanded for Essay Contest | Shilling Joins Dairyland Power | West Riverside Energy Center Up and Running | Co-ops Push to Speed Up Broadband Funding | Commission for Rural Prosperity Announced | Cardinal-Hickory Creek Line Approved

WECA Expands Eligibility for 2020 Essay Contest All Wisconsin high school students and current college freshmen (2019–2020), whose primary residence is served by an electric cooperative, are eligible to enter the 2020 WECA Essay Contest, which offers cash scholarships for the top three winners. The essay contest is usually open exclusively to attendees of the