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Steele-Waseca host town hall meetings for first time since pandemic

Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric hosted four town hall meetings Sept. 20-21, and 25-26, at Torey’s Restaurant & Bar in Owatonna for members in the townships of the co-op’s nine districts. General Manager Syd Briggs led the meetings until an emergency room visit prior to the final town hall meeting moved Communications Specialist Randy Sobrack into leading […]

Spooky energy savings in the spirit of efficiency

by Abby Berry, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) This spooky season, we’re sharing a few energy-saving tricks so you can treat yourself to lower energy bills. Here are four simple ways to summon the spirit of energy efficiency: • Conjure instant savings with a smart thermostat. One of the easiest ways to save energy […]

Electric co-ops grow for the communities they serve

October is National Co-op Month Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric is joining cooperatives across the U.S., to celebrate National Co-op Month during October. Co-ops come in all shapes and sizes, but they each have a common goal: to provide goods or services for the members of the co-op. Electric cooperatives, including Steele-Waseca, exist to serve their members. […]

Farm Safety Field Day

The University of Minnesota Extension Service hosted a Farm Safety Field Day Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Sammon Acres Feed Mill in rural Faribault. Farmers and ag professionals were invited to the farm safety refresher and hands-on safety training. Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric Safety Coordinator/Member Service Representative Jack Schwab demonstrated transformer safety practices used in turning […]

Is your dual fuel system ready for cold weather?

If you have a dual fuel heating system, also known as an off-peak system, now is the time to be sure your off-peak controls are functioning, and your backup system is prepared. Your fuel supply should be checked and chimneys cleaned. Summer storms can damage equipment controls within off-peak heating systems. It is the member’s […]

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