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    The bees’ knees of habitats created for pollinators

    National Pollinator Week, recognized from June 17-21, celebrates the humble bees, butterflies, bats and other bugs that pollinate and help more than 70 percent of the world’s crops. Electric cooperatives are among the many organizations that have focused on the plight of these pollinators and have done their part to re-establish their native habitat. Great […]

    Annual meeting details financial stability, progressive strategy

    Great River Energy shares record of success and projects optimistic future for the cooperative and its membership Once a year, cooperatives open their doors to their members to share information, answer questions and hold elections. Great River Energy delivered on its cooperative promise to members during its annual meeting on June 5. “Great River Energy […]

    Lancaster, Olsen to retire from Great River Energy

    Great River Energy will say farewell to two long-tenured, respected leaders with the June retirements of Rick Lancaster and Kandace Olsen. “Rick and Kandace have made lasting contributions to Great River Energy’s success,” said President and Chief Executive Officer David Saggau. “As sad as it will be to see them retire, they both have prepared their […]

    Member Moment: Lake Region Electric Cooperative

    “Member Moment” highlights one of Great River Energy’s member-owner cooperatives and how they uniquely demonstrate what it means to be a cooperative. Minnesota earned the nickname of “Land of 10,000 Lakes” and it has Otter Tail County to thank for over 1,000 of those, which is more lakes than any other county in the country […]

    Co-op offers members a chance to drive electric

    Anyone interested in learning more about electric vehicles (EV) was invited by McLeod Cooperative Power, one of Great River Energy’s 28 member-owner cooperatives, to attend a ride and drive event held May 2. About 50 people attended the educational event in the parking lot of Crow River Winery, located near Hutchinson, Minn., to kick the […]