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Data: April 22, 2019
DNR officer dies after being thrown from boat in Pine County
Man dies Saturday after falling between Green Line cars in Minneapolis
4 popular Minn. Democratic bills that may not become law this year
Windom bike recycling program returns
Blue Mound Figure Skaters take first place at Minneshowdown
Wolter/Hagen column: NFL draft full of dreams, opportunities, and potential pitfalls
Les Knutson: The Maris light still shines bright
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Scott Rall: Recycling options exist for old sporting stuff
Hunter Hanson PSC claims climb to $11.5 million
Gayle Siebenbruner joins Legacy Financial Partners
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Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
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Column: On farms and ranches, every day Is Earth Day
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Federated Rural Electric
April 20, 2019
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...
April 20, 2019 - 12:13pm
April 17, 2019
Generators help area farmers get through power outages
REGIONAL — Area farmers are still recovering from the necessary adjustments needed to keep operations running after last week’s ice storm...
April 17, 2019 - 5:50am
April 14, 2019
5:43 P.M. Sunday: Area power outage updates
FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC, 2:16 P.M. SUNDAY Good news! Federated Rural Electric is down to just 20 outages. Crews are still workingand will get those restored today. If you are a Federated member still without power and do not see crews working nearby, please call Federated’s office....
April 14, 2019 - 5:44pm
April 13, 2019
3:55 p.m. Saturday: Power restoration update
FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC, 1:34 P.M. SATURDAY
April 13, 2019 - 3:56pm
April 11, 2019
11:12 a.m.: Update on widespread power outages
Nobles Cooperative Electric 10:30 a.m. Update: Nobles Cooperative Electric has 4,144 members without power this morning. At this time, there...
April 11, 2019 - 11:13am
UPDATED: Power outages common across Worthington, area
WORTHINGTON — It’s deja vu all over again for Worthington Public Utilities as all electrical power coming into the city is lost due to downed power lines and significant damage to one of the feeder lines that supplies power from the Elk substation. It’s a similar story to what...
April 11, 2019 - 9:33am
February 2, 2019
Chilled out: Bitter temps, wind chills took their toll this week
WORTHINGTON — Record-cold temperatures Wednesday prompted schools, churches and businesses throughout the region to close their doors for the...
February 2, 2019 - 7:00am
May 9, 2018
Kilen Woods spruced up by volunteers
LAKEFIELD — Volunteers added their GreenTouch to Kilen Woods State Park near Lakefield May 5. Sponsored by Federated Rural Electric in Jackson, 30 volunteers helped spruce up Kilen Woods. About 15 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives across the state helped promote a clean-up day at...
May 9, 2018 - 11:49am
March 24, 2018
Lakefield student wins DC trip
JACKSON — Federated Rural Electric, Jackson, announces the winners in its 2018 Youth Tour Contest. Winning the grand prize was Sarah Holmberg, Lakefield; she won Federated’s free trip to Washington, D.C. June 9-14. Holmberg is the daughter of Mark and Ramona and a senior at...
March 24, 2018 - 2:15pm
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
WORTHINGTON — The Clean Energy Resource Teams have announced 39 seed grant awards to organizations across Minnesota. Each region was awarded approximately $20,000. In southwest Minnesota, recipients included:
February 24, 2018 - 11:15am
February 21, 2018
Okabena Fire Department gets new truck
OKABENA — The Okabena Fire Department recently marked the purchase of a new fire truck thanks to a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Federated Rural Electric, Jackson.
February 21, 2018 - 10:29am
Federated Rural Electric hosts 82nd annual meeting
JACKSON — A large crowd attended Federated Rural Electric's 82nd annual meeting on Wednesday at the Martin County West High School gym in Sherburn.
July 21, 2017 - 10:01am
July 31, 2015
Local electric co-ops complete acquisition of Alliant Energy Electric Service Territory
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles Cooperative Electric and Federated Rural Electric, with 10 other electric distribution cooperatives, today completed the acquisition of Alliant Energy’s electric service territory in southern Minnesota. As a result, all southern Minnesota customers of Alliant...
July 31, 2015 - 9:29am
April 16, 2013
Federated completes power restoration in Jackson County
JACKSON - Federated Rural Electric in Jackson turned on the last residential meter Monday night with line crews done by 7 p.m. with residential outage restoration. At the peak of Federated's ice storm outages were as high as 2,200 in Jackson County. "While we are thrilled that the...
April 16, 2013 - 10:28am
April 15, 2013
Federated plans to restore power to 75 remaining households today
9 a.m. press release: JACKSON - Federated Rural Electric in Jackson is on the home stretch with outages remaining to about 75 members. At the peak of Federated's ice storm last week it was as high as 2,200 in Jackson County. "We are down from 290 co-op members without power from...
April 15, 2013 - 9:24am