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May 30, 2016
NCE distributes $14,740 around region
WORTHINGTON — The latest round of donations from Nobles Cooperative Electric member-owners resulted in $14,740 in gifts to community organizations across the region. Member-owners who participate in Operation Round Up allow the cooperative to round up their monthly electric bill...
May 30, 2016 - 7:53pm
May 13, 2016
NCE to receive FEMA disaster aid
WORTHINGTON — After two rounds of appeals for disaster aid to the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) following the April 2013 ice storm, Nobles Cooperative Electric (NCE) was recently notified that FEMA is partially granting the appeal for up to $2.5 million. The next...
May 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
January 3, 2016
Municipal power agency reveals new name, logo and website
BLUE EARTH — Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (CMMPA) is changing its consulting division’s name from Utilities Plus to Central Municipal Power Agency/Services (CMPAS — pronounced “compass”). Although the name changes, the agency will continue conducting electric...
January 3, 2016 - 7:38pm
October 22, 2015
Nobles Co-op Electric, Federated REA awarded USDA loans
WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday nearly $2.3 billion in loans to build and improve rural electric infrastructure in 31 states. Among the recipients are Nobles Cooperative Electric and Federated Rural Electric in southwest Minnesota. Nobles Cooperative...
October 22, 2015 - 8:20pm
September 11, 2015
Powering up: New transmission line on the way
LAKEFIELD — ITC Midwest has been preparing for the construction of a 345-kilovolt transmission line across southern Minnesota and into Iowa since 2012. Soon, residents of Jackson County will be able to see the progress. ITC Midwest, an electricity transmission company, opened...
September 11, 2015 - 9:46pm
September 9, 2015
Nobles Cooperative Electric announces new general manager
WORTHINGTON — Nobles Cooperative Electric’s (NCE) Board of Directors announced Wednesday that after a nationwide search, Adam Tromblay has...
September 9, 2015 - 8:35pm
August 23, 2015
Federated Rural Electric hosts 80th annual meeting
JACKSON — A large crowd attended Federated Rural Electric’s 80th annual meeting Aug. 18 at the Martin County Fair Arena. “We had 478 people register, which was more than last year, due in part to the addition of the former Alliant customers as new member-owners — that’s...
August 23, 2015 - 8:54pm
August 11, 2015
Food and prizes at Federated Rural Electric’s 80th Annual Meeting
JACKSON — Federated Rural Electric will host its 80th annual meeting Tuesday at the Martin County Arena in Fairmont. Federated members receive free admittance to the Martin County Fair between 3:30 and 6 p.m. by registering at the northwest gate (look for the Federated sign). Members...
August 11, 2015 - 9:17pm
April 19, 2015
Operation Round Up: Federated members help fund local projects
JACKSON — The Federated Rural Electric Trust, Jackson, recognized local organizations receiving $17,888 through Operation Round Up. These donations occur due to monthly contributions by participating Federated members. Sixteen organizations received money, and eight scholarships...
April 19, 2015 - 8:25pm
Echo Electric Supply charged up for changes
WORTHINGTON — Echo Electric Supply has been part of the Worthington community since 1979. Although there have been a few changes made in recent...
April 19, 2015 - 8:16pm
April 12, 2015
Local lineman Engesser looks back on his career on National Lineman Appreciation Day
WORTHINGTON — Denny Engesser has been a lineman for nearly 39 years, and he still loves his job. Today is National Lineman Appreciation...
April 12, 2015 - 8:08pm
March 3, 2015
Nuclear power moratorium debate returns
ST. PAUL — The owner of Minnesota's nuclear power plants has no plans to build a new one, but wants flexibility to do it if needed. A state...
March 3, 2015 - 8:47pm
December 1, 2014
2015 electric budget approved
WORTHINGTON — Residents and businesses will see an increase in electric rates after the new year as the 2015 electric department budget was unanimously approved during Monday’s Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. On average, residents will see...
December 1, 2014 - 8:31pm
May 5, 2013
Power system still needs work
WORTHINGTON -- It's been nearly a month since ice-coated power lines caused thousands of wooden poles to snap and transmission structures to...
May 5, 2013 - 11:45pm
April 13, 2013
Nobles Cooperative Electric sets goal to have power restored to all Nobles County residents by next Friday
WORTHINGTON -- It's still slow-going for Nobles Cooperative Electric linemen as they work through their fifth straight day to rebuild power lines across Nobles and Murray counties. NCE general manager Rick Burud said a few customers are now starting to get electricity, but it could...
April 13, 2013 - 12:15pm