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GRE members elect directors; board elects officers

Part of being a democratically governed electric cooperative involves gathering annually and establishing the structure of the board of directors for the upcoming year. During these annual meetings, cooperatives elect the directors—new and old—to their seats on the board and hold elections for board officers. At the Great River Energy (GRE) annual meeting Wednesday, April […]

SWCE 2021 annual meeting minutes

The annual meeting of the members of Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric (SWCE) was held at SWCE in Owatonna, Minnesota, on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. In order to comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance of social distancing due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the meeting took place by drive-thru.   More than 50 […]

Kindseth, Seykora to represent Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric during 2022 Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

Alex Kindseth of Farmington, and Nate Seykora of Owatonna will be representing Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric as their delegates for this year’s Washington, D.C. Youth Tour, June 14-19. Alex, the son of Kristen Nelson; and Nate, the son of Charles and Theresa Seykora were selected from a panel of judges who evaluated five applications. Application requirements […]

SWCE annual meeting reminders

• Plan to arrive at Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric (SWCE) early enough (doors open at 9 a.m., Tuesday, June 7) to be registered by the time the meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. Remember to bring your pre-mailed registration card. If you are arriving via Interstate 35, you will want to take the Bridge Street exit (#41) […]

Low-carbon future comes into focus

Sale of Coal Creek Station and high-voltage direct-current transmission system closed May 2 If you were to start an electric company from scratch, what would it look like? Great River Energy President and Chief Executive Officer David Saggau has described his vision for the ideal power provider for Minnesota’s cooperative members. “You would start with […]

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