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Steele-Waseca’s Nominating Committee announce board candidates for 2023

The Nominating Committee for Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric have announced their selection of candidates for the board seats up for election in Districts 7, 8, and 9 at this year’s annual meeting scheduled Tuesday, June 6, 2023. The committee first met Nov. 9, 2022, at Steele-Waseca’s headquarters in Owatonna. General Manager Syd Briggs reviewed the duties […]

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric representatives meet with state legislators

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric board members, spouses, and co-op management met with state legislators at the Capitol in St. Paul Tuesday, Feb. 21, to address legislative issues impacting rural electric cooperatives like Steele-Waseca. Pictured in the top left photo (left to right) is Ruth Sommers, Acting Secretary/Treasurer Ron Sommers, Board President Gary Wilson, District 1 Board […]

Play it safe: 10 do’s and don’t when using portable generators

by Abby Berry, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Position portable generators at least 25 feet outside the home, away from doors, windows and vents that can allow CO to enter the home. (Photo source: Honda) Storm season is upon us, which means greater potential for power outages. If you’re planning to use a portable […]

National Lineworker Appreciation Day is April 10th

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Manager Connection – 100% carbon free by 2040 & National Lineworker Appreciation Day

By Syd Briggs,General Manager Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric is among Minnesota’s electric cooperatives with the priority of providing sustainable, reliable, and affordable electricity. With that in mind, I want to provide an update on a piece of significant legislation Gov. Tim Walz recently signed. While there is significant concern about the end result of affordability and […]

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