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Fink Receives Legacy of Leadership Award

Contact: Billy Gibson, Director of Communications, SDREA PIERRE – Ervin Fink of Armour received the 2021 Legacy of Leadership award presented at the South Dakota Rural Electric Association’s 79th annual membership meeting held here on Jan. 13-15. Fink has been a...

Innovation and The Changing Energy Landscape

Innovation is one of East River Electric’s guiding values. Our employees are challenged to think outside the box of current business practices and explore new solutions that will benefit our industry, always looking through the lens of how those solutions can enhance...

Cooperatives work together to provide power, reduce risk

Our region’s electric cooperatives have always worked together for the benefit of all consumers in our area. When there is growth in one area, all of the other cooperatives pool their resources through their membership in the wholesale electric cooperative they...

East River Crew Helps Madison Prepare for Christmas

East River Electric Cooperative’s Madison crews removed a large evergreen tree from Dakota State University's campus to be donated as the Community Christmas Tree. They transported the tree from campus to the Dairy Queen parking lot. Employees from the City of Madison...

Thanksgiving Food Drive a Success!

East River employees participated in a Thanksgiving food drive for the Lake County Food Pantry. Employees donated a combination of groceries and over $100 in cash to provide 24 complete Thanksgiving meals for local families. The meals included ham, dressing, potatoes...

Long-term Contracts Provide Stability and Certainty

In an increasingly uncertain world, people need something they can count on. For 70 years, East River Electric Power Cooperative has been serving its member cooperatives with reliable, affordable and sustainable electricity. Our member systems distribute that energy...

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