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Breaking barriers

Breaking barriers

Gascosage Electric clears hurdles for high-speed internet to members Recently a well-known member of Gascosage Electric Cooperative paid a visit to his co-op’s office in Dixon. He wanted to learn more about the cooperative’s effort to bring high-speed internet service...

Teaching the teachers

Teaching the teachers

Central Electric Power Cooperative and Mizzou give teachers the tools they need for a new year School started early for 31 middle and high school science teachers as they participated in the 2021 Energy in Today’s Classroom. The two-day event hosted by Central...

Committed to Caring

Committed to Caring

Farmers’ Electric helps sick kids through Area Youth Benefit Fund As the well-known African proverb says: “It takes a village to raise a child.” Ask the members, directors and employees of Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, and they’ll tell you it also takes a village to...

Lighting up their community

Lighting up their community

Consolidated Electric delivers more than electricity Missouri’s electric cooperatives are intertwined with the communities they serve. From the early days of banding members together to form a co-op and turning the lights on for the first time to sending the best and...

‘If we don’t do it, who will?’

‘If we don’t do it, who will?’

Pemiscot-Dunklin members enjoy life in the fast lane thanks to fiber-fast internet service The employees and directors of Pemiscot-Dunklin Electric Cooperative have a saying they like to use when it comes to discussion about how best to help the communities they...

Caring for Community

Caring for Community

When the call for help comes, Black River answers When Madison County Health Department Administrator Becky Hunt received the call from her Regional Implementation Team led by the Butler County Health Department, Becky’s own department immediately organized a massive...

Close to the Heart

Close to the Heart

North Central Missouri rallies around community health Since March 2020, Deborah Taylor and her staff of six have been on the front lines of keeping her community safe from an invisible enemy. During the year, the administrator of the Sullivan County Health Department...

Here to Help

Here to Help

Barry Electric employees help ensure better quality of life in southwest Missouri It’s no secret where the staff of Barry Electric Cooperative will be on the final Saturday of October. About 20 employees congregate around an open fire cooking a massive 5-gallon pot of...

Powering Their Community

Powering Their Community

White River Valley works to lift up the members they serve Missouri’s rural electric cooperatives are about much more than keeping the electricity flowing to their member-owners. While doing so safely and in an affordable manner is one of the primary tasks, their...

Back on the Job

Back on the Job

Co-op family helps John Randall find a new role It was supposed to be a simple operation, outpatient surgery to correct a herniated disc. “I put up with it as long as I could,” John Randall relates of the back pain that was making it hard for him to do his job as a...

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