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    Price Electric's Tessa Otto Wins the 2017 Glenn English Scholarship Award

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Elections send one new director to WECA board

July 19, 2017—David Hischke, chairman of the Oconto Electric Cooperative board of directors, will be the newest member of the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association board when the governing lineup for 2017-18 is seated at the annual meeting in Stevens Point this November.

Hischke’s was the only contested election held during this week’s district meetings at Arcadia, Barron, and Greenwood.

Price Electric's Tessa Otto Wins Scholarship Award

June 29, 2017—Price Electric Cooperative and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today announced that Tessa Otto has won the 2017 Glenn English Scholarship. This is one of five scholarships given to college students by the Glenn English National Cooperative Leadership Fund.  Scholarship winners have all shown a commitment to the Seven Cooperative Principles.

Redrafted, pole attachment legislation passes Assembly

June 27, 2017—Revised legislation creating a regulatory framework for wireless service providers to mount equipment on utility poles passed the state Assembly in June, preserving its chances of passage in both houses before an unusually slow-moving state budget bill crowds out all other business in the Capitol.
 

Co-op Difference |
Haste, Wasted


Those who have spent time around legislative institutions know that when a proposal is moving so fast it’s scheduled for a public hearing before a complete draft exists, the chances of anything good happening are between slim and none.

Let’s hear it for slim.

Just before Memorial Day, the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association (WECA) heard....

Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News

The Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News serves as the voice of the state’s rural electric cooperatives. Founded in 1940, the publication focuses on statewide issues that affect electric cooperatives, promoting the general welfare of Wisconsin’s electric cooperatives, their member-owners, and the areas they serve.
 

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