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Healing with horse power

Steeds restore trust that war took away Even now there are people who remember when some of the world’s most formidable militaries routinely used horses to transport equipment and uncommonly, to carry troops in battle. And while it’s true that when the cavalry rides in today, it’s mounted on armored vehicles or aircraft aluminum, an

Answering the call

Wisconsin co-ops help restore power in Florida More than 900 electric cooperatives serve the energy needs of their member-owners across the United States, and on the interstate highways of the southeast for a few days in mid-September, it might have looked like every one of them had loaded up all manner of vehicles and equipment

Fall beauty in Wisconsin

No one can argue that fall in Wisconsin is pretty spectacular. Our readers proved it. We issued a “Fall in Wisconsin” photo contest in our October magazine. Readers uploaded these photo submissions to our website.

Delightful Discovery

Kick off the holidays at the Cranberry Discovery Center You’d be hard-pressed to find a holiday table that doesn’t include cranberries in some form or another. They’re everywhere this time of year—in sauces, salads, chutneys, pastries, breads, and beverages. Although cranberries are a staple of holiday menus across the entire country, they’re particularly special right

Cooperation Among Continents

The Sixth Cooperative Principle—Cooperation Among Cooperatives—is something we speak of often. Cooperation spanning different continents is probably a natural outgrowth. Power Africa is an initiative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched in 2013 with the goal of doubling access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. In September, the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative

Scholarship awarded; Power prices climb; Feds to underwrite new nuke loans; Former lawmaker heads agency

Van Sickle Scholarship awarded University of Wisconsin Law School student Will Kramer of Middleton is the 2017 winner of the Federated Youth Foundation’s (FYF) Charles Van Sickle Scholarship. The $2,000 scholarship is given to a law or pre-law student who has an interest in cooperative law. It’s funded through an endowment established in 2013 to