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Goodluck Chris Kroeze

November 5, 2018— Good luck to Chris Kroeze, a member of Barron Electric Cooperative brother of a co-op lineman, who is competing in the knockout round of The Voice tonight.


Alma Stack Demolition

October 1, 2018— Dairyland Power Cooperative conducted a controlled demolition of the Alma Station Stack today, as part of Dairyland Power's project to safely complete the decommissioning of the station. Alma Station came online in 1947 and helped power the region until its retirement in 2014. Click here to watch the video of the demolition. 

 

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 1, 2018—National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Click here to view a comprehensive guide from the Department of Homeland Security, to help develop your cooperative's Cybersecurity strategy.   

Impostor Scam: Fake Utility Calls

August 23, 2018— Impostor scammers are posing as a local utility company in order to demand money for supposed late payments or required upgrades. Wisconsin residents should be on the lookout for threatening calls about their gas or electric accounts and hang up on anyone who demands an immediate payment on behalf of the local utility provider. Read more about scams here  

Co-op Difference | Be Safe This Season

My son and daughter were both born in November and Andrew’s 10th birthday was a family milestone. I told my wife I’d take care of his birthday gift if she would take care of our daughter’s. I’ll never forget the look on Andrew’s face when he opened the present and saw that Remington shotgun, his first.
I’ll also never forget the look on my wife’s face nor the scolding I got from her. I explained my rationale: Andrew would very soon be taking hunter safety classes so he would know how to safely handle and be around firearms. She felt he was too young, but at age 10 he listened respectfully to everything we told him and that would be an asset in hunter safety class.‚Äč

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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