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July 2018

ECE helps remove a barrier to self-sufficiency for A Place for You

Look up before you lift: Take the right steps to safety

Eyes in the field: Line patrol helps ensure safe, reliable service

Your small change makes a big difference: Contribute to Operation Round Up today!

ECE brings lessons about electricity to local schools

June 2018

Make summer a season of fun: Choose safety

May 2018

‘Together, we are co-op strong’ is theme for ECE Annual Meeting

Air Source Heat Pump: Rebates up to $2,000 and zero-percent financing for a limited time

Leave the tune-ups to the grown-ups

Steve Wilson bids farewell to co-op career

We manage vegetation to enhance reliability, safety

March/April 2018

Energy market benefits members

Director Kaeter will treasure his co-op connections

Join us for Project GreenTouch!

Let SmartHub keep you in-the-know

You have a voice in your co-op

Director election: Meet the candidates

Let us know if you have power concerns

Electrial safety while working outdoors

Free Teachers Seminar - Lignite Energy Council

February 2018

ECE Board of Directors' nominee list for 2018 election

Board approves new rates

Protect your pet from electrical hazards

January 2018

Winner of Touchstone Energy Community Award

Prepare to weather winter storms

You got to be in it to WIN it: Auto Pay program

Co-ops: The value of membership

December 2017

Director nominations open in districts 1, 3, and 6

ECE offers Youth Tour opportunity

Operation Round Up helps keep little feet warm

Home holiday safety

Limiting outages with vegetation management

November 2017

Understanding capital credits

Teacher Totes

SmartHub for snowbirds

Dressed for safety...and success.

Protecting the integrity and financial stability of ECE

October 2017

ECE members enjoy appreciation events

Careers in Energy: a great fit for a host of talents and interests

Cost-of-service study

Cooperative Principle 7: Concern for Community

Hunting safety: Leave the pole alone

Cooperative Month reflections

Co-op month word search

September 2017

Humans take a toll on co-op equipment

GRE collaborates to bring first all-electric school bus to MN

Cooperative Principle 6: Cooperation among cooperatives

Sales tax exemption for electric heat


August 2017

ECE sends local students to Washington, D.C.

Cooperative Principle 5: Education, Training and Information

Meter benefits emerge as installation continues

ECE is trying to find current addresses for former members

Member Appreciation Events

How much does a kilowatt-hour cost?


July 2017

Concern for community is the heart of what we do

Prevent deadly shocks, check your boats and docks

Forestry Services Manager Dave Auchter retires

Cooperative Principle 4: Autonomy and Independence

ECE brings electrical safety into the classroom

Video: Steps to restoring your power

Operation Round Up grant helps fund new playground equipment

May/June 2017

Take a swat at controlling high summer energy bills

SmartHub puts power in your hands using new meter data

Power supplier responds to changing energy market

June 11 storm outage recap

Living Our Principles is theme for 2017 ECE Annual Meeting

Cooperative Principle 3: Members' Economic Participation

Know what's below: Call before you dig

March/April 2017

The annual meeting is an important co-op tradition

Plant a tree, SAVE energy

Cooperative Principle 2 - Democratic Member Control

Why do we advertise?

Join us for Project GreenTouch!

February 2017

Cooperative Principle 1: Voluntary and Open Membership

Few major outages in 2016

Benefits of system-wide meter upgrade

Save now to save later with ECE rebates

New remittance address

January 2017

Winner of ECE Touchstone Energy Community Award

Jane Sandberg retires after serving members over 37 years

Electric heat - safe, clean, and reliable

Aquaponics project aided by Operation Round Up grant

December 2016

Director nominations open in districts 2, 4, and 5

Wholesale power costs may impace PCA in 2017

ECE offers Youth Tour opportunity

Limiting outages with vegetation management

November 2016

ECE is your cooperative, and you get a slice of the pie

Supporting schools with Teacher Totes

Go electric with storage space heating

Give the gift of safety

October 2016

Get Into Energy: A look at careers in the energy industry

Know what to do if in an auto accident with power lines

September 2016

The Olsons save money with an air source heat pump

Touchstone Energy Community Award

Youth Tour delegates describe "incredible opportunity"

August 2016

Blomdahls support renewable energy

Operation Round up on board with new Pine County K-9

July 2016

Strong storms hit ECE's system July 11

Your co-op connected to the community

ECE brings electrical safety into the classroom

Looking out for you: ECE directors and staff attend NRECA Legislative Conference

Summer energy savings: Myth vs. Fact

June 2016

Consumer SCAM alert - June 29, 2016

2016 PLAY BALL! Minnesota Youth Clinic

Consumer Alert: use caution when using third-party bill pay providers

May 2016

The benefits of electric vehicles

Electric Vehicle Event - June 21, 2016, 6-8 p.m.

What you need to know about renewable energy certificates

April 2016

ECE annual meeting highlights 24/7 connection

March 2016

Directors serving for the next four years

Working for balanced energy policies

Connected 24/7: Hazard-tree removal helps

It's safety first when the power goes out

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