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GreenTouch spruce-up day set at Kilen Woods

JACKSON — Minnesota’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives, including Federated Rural Electric in Jackson, have joined together to help spruce up our State Park system.

A spring clean up day is set for May 4, when electric cooperative employees, customers and the general public will set aside a work day in various parks throughout the state. Volunteers will clean picnic shelters, fix existing structures, brush trails and pick up litter.

Locally, Federated Rural Electric employees, customers and the general public are invited to

Kilen Woods State Park, northeast of Lakefield, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free hot dog lunch will be served by Federated.

Ones does not need to be a Federated member to volunteer. Volunteers need to RSVP by noon

May 3. Call or e-mail Federated at (507) 847-3520, (507) 728-8366, 1-800-321-3520 or This ensures that lunch is ordered for all volunteers; ask for Andrea.

GreenTouch volunteers receive free access to the park on this day.