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Youth Leadership Conference 2018

Since the conference’s inception in 1964, the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association has been hosting students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls each summer to teach them leadership skills and educate them on the cooperative business model. This year in late July, more than 100 students from around the state, sponsored by their local electric cooperatives,

Co-op country clout

With phase one of the 2018 midterm elections behind us following the August 14 primary, phase two, the general election, is officially underway. And almost needless to say, the speculation about what will happen both nationally and in Wisconsin has been running at full throttle practically since the polls closed in November 2016. Is there

Follow the Yellowstone Art Trail

Forget the Yellow Brick Road—this month, you’ll want to follow the Yellowstone Art Trail instead. This journey won’t take you to the Land of Oz, but on the weekend of September 7–8 it will take you on an adventure that will offer up a little magic of its own. You’ll wind through Cadott, Boyd, and

The Power in Preparation

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency is encouraging all of us to prepare for emergencies. But most of us do better when we prepare for the routine, the extraordinary, and the unexpected. For electric cooperatives in Wisconsin, preparation plays a huge role in ensuring that our

Youth Board | WECA Board Update | Magazine Awards | USDA Loan | Energy Costs

Youth Board elected by co-op peers More than 100 high school students from around the state learned about cooperatives and the art of cooperation at the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association’s 55th annual Youth Leadership Congress at UW-River Falls in late July. Sponsored by their local electric cooperative, youth were led by a peer board. Anibas