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Great River Energy (GRE) provides wholesale power and delivery services to Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric and 27 other electric cooperatives that collectively own GRE.Together, these cooperatives provide retail electric service to more than 720,000 member-owners across Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin.With stable wholesale rates, record-setting transmission reliability and a plan to dramatically reduce carbon dioxide emissions, […]

Nominating Committee determines board of director nominees

Steele-Waseca’s bylaws require the board of directors to appoint a Nominating Committee consisting of no less than five cooperative members. Each year’s committee is responsible for an important part of the cooperative process—to select nominees for the board seats up for election. The committee met Nov. 11, 2021, at Steele-Waseca’s headquarters in Owatonna. General Manager […]

Fire safety training at Steele-Waseca

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric Accountant Darlene Janda was among the co-op employees having an opportunity to utilize a fire extinguisher to a simulated fire in a fire pan during a safety session conducted Tuesday, April 12, at the co-op’s headquarters parking lot in Owatonna. Fire Commander Matt Halverson and Equipment Operator Ryan Seykora with the Owatonna […]

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 […]

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