Youth Board Member Shares Experiences
December 6, 2018—WECA Youth Board member and Wisconsin NRCEA Youth Delegate, William Tuchtenhagen recently spoke with The River Falls Journal about the importance of cooperative youth programs.
"Youth programs have been something that are really important to cooperatives as of late because they are trying to bring in the next generation of cooperative owners." Says Tuchtenhagen. Click here to read the full article
Good luck Chris KroezeNovember 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 | Where Has the Year Gone
It seems like yesterday we were celebrating The Fourth of July and now, if you’re like my family, you’re in full swing getting ready for the winter holidays. The Thanksgiving leftovers are pretty well used up and Christmas is just around the corner. A couple of years ago I shared with you a number of my family’s Christmas traditions. As we’ve since moved back to the family farm I thought this year I would share a few more.
Both my grandparents’ and parents’ homes on the farm had wood stoves, so just after Thanksgiving we would go into the woods to get some cedar logs to burn on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve so the house would fill with the aroma of cedar.
Wisconsin Energy Cooperative NewsThe 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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