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East River Crew Helps Madison Prepare for Christmas

East River Electric Cooperative's Madison crews removed a large evergreen tree from the yard of the same home that donated the Community Christmas Tree last year. They transported the tree from the residential area to the Dairy Queen parking lot. Employees from the...

Thanksgiving Food Drive a Success!

East River employees participated in a Thanksgiving food drive for the Lake County Food Pantry. Employees surpassed their goal of providing 24 complete Thanksgiving meals for local families. The meals included ham, dressing, potatoes and gravy, side dishes and...

East River Electric Presents Employee Service Awards

East River Electric Power Cooperative recently presented service awards to 25 employees with years of service ranging from five to 40 years. “I’d like to congratulate this year’s service award recipients and thank them for their dedication to East River Electric,”...

Ryken Receives 20-Year Service Award

East River Electric Board President Jim Ryken was presented with a 20-year service award during the 68th annual meeting. The award was presented to Ryken in recognition of the 20 years that he has served on the cooperative’s board of directors. As a member-owner of...

Eminent Service Award Winners Announced

The Eminent Service Award is East River Electric Power Cooperative’s highest honor and is given annually to individuals who have made significant contributions to East River and the cooperative movement. The awards were presented during East River's Annual Meeting in...

East River Employees Volunteer at Gathering Meal

East River employees volunteered their time and talents to help feed 120 people at the monthly Gathering Meal at the Madison United Methodist Church. East River employees baked desserts or assisted with preparing, serving and cleaning up after the meal. This is a...

Scholar of the Year Banquet Held in Watertown

Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota honored some of the area’s most impressive high school seniors Saturday, April 28, during the 16th annual Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Year banquet and recognition on the campus of Lake...

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