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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...

Recap of Emergency Power Outages

This week’s extreme cold temperatures led to historic levels of energy demand on the U.S. power grid resulting in widespread rolling unplanned power outages throughout much of the central portion of the country. The rolling power outages in this region were linked to...

Feb. 16: Emergency Power Outage Updates

Due to the current widespread and extreme cold weather conditions, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 3 this morning, which means that generating capacity has dropped below demand for electricity. Due to the emergency alert,...

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