MiEnergy Cooperative announce peak energy alert for second day

Cresco, IA | Rushford, MN (1p.m. July 20, 2017)— MiEnergy Cooperative is issuing a peak energy alert for a second consecutive day to address high demand for electricity in the regional power market. MiEnergy asks members to help by reducing their electric use.

When peak alerts are announced energy conservation is critical, particularly between the hours of 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

GreenTouch Day May 6 at Beaver Creek Valley State Park

Cresco, IA | Rushford, MN  (2 p.m. April 21, 2017)— MiEnergy Cooperative invites the public to take part in GreenTouch Day at Beaver Creek Valley State Park, Caledonia on Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to noon.

It is a morning dedicated to preparing the park for the busy summer camping season. It is recommended that volunteers bring work gloves and come dressed with appropriate footwear for a variety of outdoor cleanup activities. Families, youth groups and other organizations are encouraged to attend, as volunteers of all ages are welcome.

MiEnergy Cooperative members give $3,000 in local donations

Cresco, IA | Rushford, MN  (11 a.m. April 17, 2017)— MiEnergy Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Trust Board met recently and elected to donate $3,000 to the following local organizations:

$1,000, Monster Bash, Harmony, Minn.., to help renovate restrooms for handicap accessibility.

$500, Commonweal Theatre, Lanesboro, Minn., to support the Student Matinee Series that offers discounts to area high schools for educational opportunities outside of the classroom.

Scammer calls member of local electric co-op demanding payment or disconnection

Cresco, IA | Rushford, MN  (11 a.m. April 12, 2017)— MiEnergy Cooperative has been notified of phone scam. A member contacted the cooperative this morning after receiving a call from a person posing as an employee from Tri-County Electric Cooperative. The caller told them immediate payment was needed to avoid disconnection. The cooperative reminds members to not provide a credit card number or other personal information over the phone without verifying the call.