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Getting up to Speed

When Stacey Crass moved to rural Holcombe just over 10 years ago, she didn’t consider the effect it would have on her work-from-home sales job until she tried to sign up for high-speed internet. There were options for service that allowed for basic internet use, but nothing that met her needs. “My headquarter office is

Eagles Thrill in Ferryville

MARCH MAKES FOR GREAT EAGLE VIEWING AT THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMUNITY You don’t have to be an avid bird watcher to find yourself drawn to the sight of a bald eagle soaring overhead. There’s just something about the national bird that stirs feelings of wonder and reverence. Fortunately for us in Wisconsin, you don’t necessarily

Census 101: Make it count

Did you know the third United States President, Thomas Jefferson, directed the nation’s first census in 1790? Fifty years later, in 1840, the Census Act authorized the establishment of a centralized census office and in 1902, the office became a permanent organization within the Department of Interior. Today, the U.S. Constitution requires that everyone in

The Value of Your Vote

Among the earliest editions of statewide news for Wisconsin electric cooperative members is an editorial in the October 15, 1946 edition which reads, “Wisconsin REA News, its very existence dedicated to the welfare of agriculture and the processes of government which can assure for agriculture a more abundant life, has consistently held that the greatest

Security tips for connected devices

Today’s market offers a plethora of new gadgets and devices that claim to make our homes smarter, safer, and more efficient. But as with any new smart technology, consumers should take extra precautions to ensure these devices are secure. Internet-connected cameras have brought significant convenience to the way we monitor the security of our homes,

“Champion” Awards | Solar facility approved | Farm Bills | EPA rollback

"CHAMPION” AWARDS RECOGNIZE CO-OP SUPPORTERS During the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association’s (WECA) recent Education and Lobby Days event, the group presented the first-ever “Champion of Electric Cooperatives” awards to those who went above and beyond in support of issues and priorities affecting electric co-ops in the state. WECA presented awards to Governor Tony Evers, Senator