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September 2019

President/CEO Steve Shurts to retire

Safety: Distracted walking is dangerous

Touchstone Energy Community Award

Substation dedicated to former director Robert Kaeter

With AMI, the future is now

August 2019

Your Connected Home: A simple guide to smart devices

Can you help us find these former members?

Online safety: Choosing a parental control app

$ummer Bills: Q&A with Member Services

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s… a drone!

Tom Gross retires after 29 years with ECE

2019 Member Appreciation Events

July 2019

All About YOUth: ECE in the classroom

Know what to do when you see a downed power line

Checking it Twice: Power Line Inspections

Road Trips are EVolving

Cybersecurity: Keeping You Safe

June 2019

Have you heard the buzz?

Will your AC unit make it through the summer?
Enhanced rebates on air source heat pumps

Cindy Rolain closes her ECE chapter

Generator safety with an RV

Energy Matters: Powering our pollinators through solar


May 2019

ECE Annual Meeting celebrates the benefits of electricity

Exclusive offer for ECE members on STIHL® battery-pwered equipment

Five outdoor electrical hazards

Ask Andy: Herbicide application Q&A

Join us for Your Energy Future 101

ECE to begin pole testing

Energy Matters: We welcome your feedback


March/April 2019

Join us for ECE's Annual Meeting, Thursday, April 11

Voting is more than your right--it's your power

Slam the Scam: How to protect yourself

Join us for Project GreenTouch

Change to Cycled Air program

Dave Haggberg retires after 40 years of line work

Energy Matters: Benefits of electricity

February 2019

Pine County Master Gardeners: Touchstone energy Community Award winner

SmartHub: The power of data in your hands

Out and about with SAFETY in mind

Wi-Fi thermostat rebates available

Energy Matters: The benefits and the costs of renewable energy


January 2019

Sweepstakes winners loved their electric ride

Tips to safely charge your electronics

Powering our pollinators by creating habitat

"Power Up" your future with a scholarship

Energy Matters with ECE President/CEO Steve Shurts - January 2019

Let us know if you have power concerns


December 2018

Director nominations open in districts 2,4, and 5

A cord is not a chew toy

Reducing outage minutes with vegetation management

Save time with Auto Pay

Electric vehicles attract interested members

Youth Tour makes powerful impression on local students

November 2018

Normans value the cooperative difference

How do capital credits work?

Give safety a shot when preparing for hunting

Winter bills: You can win the winter energy battle

Do you know what it costs to run your appliances?

Save money with storage water heating

Join us for Your Energy Future 101


October 2018

Careers in Energy: Many talents come together for a common goal

DORM SAFETY: 101 - Avoid electrical overload

Bringing Cooperative values to life with Teacher Totes

Built to serve you: October is National Co-op Month

Download printable Energy Vampire Word Search

September 2018

Electric bikes let Braham couple keep on truckin'

Electric Vehicle Event

Avoid hazards of grain bins and power lines

Touchstone Energy Community Award

August 2018

Bringing co-op values to life with Teacher Totes

The electric vehicle advantage

Five factors to keep in mind when buying an EV

GRE sets renewable energy goal

ECE is trying to find current addresses for former members

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

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