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Rural America: Broadband’s Disconnection Section?

Why the latest federal effort to bring broadband to rural America is already rife with red flags. As 2020 wrapped, many people were filled with optimism for the future, looking forward to what 2021 may bring. That includes many in rural Wisconsin hoping this would be the year they finally get broadband access. It was

Trek Across the Ice Age Trail

Wisconsinites are used to long winters. For the most part, we embrace this frosty season, making the most of the snow and ice that linger often well into the months the calendar claims as spring. However, by the time we hit March, even the heartiest among us might find our thoughts skipping ahead occasionally in

Power Priority

As the state and nation struggle with COVID-19 vaccine distribution and inoculation of our citizens, your electric cooperative has been working overtime, with safety measures, to make sure your power stays on. This past year has definitely shined a new light on what we consider “essential.” Many people shifted their schedules to do more from

Tips for Planting an Efficient, No-Till Garden

Dear Pat and Brad: It’s almost time to plant our garden, and we’re wondering if there are steps we  can take to save energy when planting. How can we make our home garden more efficient? —Leandra Dear Leandra: We’re glad you asked! One approach to gardening we’ve been excited about lately is no-till, also known

YLC Goes Virtual | Dairyland Wind Farm | Electric Co-ops Score High in Survey | Co-ops Receive $96,000 for Safety Training | Entities Apply for Energy Grants | Biden Signs Executive Orders on Energy & Environment

Youth Leadership Congress Goes Virtual The Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association announced that the 2021 Youth Leadership Congress (YLC) will be held virtually as the state continues its recovery from the pandemic. The two-day event is set for July 13–14 from 8 a.m. until noon both days. Participating students will receive a welcome package with a