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East River Electric Hires Shewey as Chief Financial Officer

East River Electric welcomed Scott Shewey as the cooperative’s new Chief Financial Officer on July 26. Scott joins East River with 14 years in public utility experience at Colorado Springs Utilities, a 4-service municipal utility. He spent the last seven years in...

Paul Lambert Nominated to Chair National UTC Board

In June, energy and water utility representatives across the U.S. nominated a new slate of officers to lead the Utilities Technology Council (UTC), effective through June 2022. During UTC’s June 21 Board of Directors meeting, UTC board members nominated Paul Lambert...

57th Annual LifeScape Fundraiser Planned for April 15

East River Electric employees continue decades-long fundraiser tradition in a new format MADISON — East River welcomes the public to support the 57th annual LifeScape Fundraiser on Thursday, April 15. It will be a virtual event instead of an oyster feed this year....

Responding To A Need

Electric Cooperatives Donate $5,000 To Build Spink County EMS Center Contact: Ben Dunsmoor, Communications Director, Northern Electric Cooperative BATH - Emergency medical services are the cornerstone of the community. And organizers of a project in Spink County hope...

Emma Neises Receives $1,000 Basin Electric Scholarship

Emma Neises of Carthage is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from Basin Electric Power Cooperative based in Bismarck, N.D. She is the daughter of Angie and Curt Neises of Carthage. Basin Electric awards 176 scholarships per year to children of member cooperative...

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