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Why Electric Co-ops Replace Utility Poles

Posted on December 16, 2015

LEDs for the Holidays

Posted on December 16, 2015

#2015Co-op Month: Concern For Community

Posted on October 30, 2015

While focusing on member needs, cooperatives work for the sustainable development of communities through policies and programs a…

#2015Co-op Month: Cooperative Among Cooperatives

Posted on October 27, 2015

Cooperatives serve their members most effectively and strengthen the cooperative movement by working together through local, nat…

#2015Co-op Month: Education, Training, and Information

Posted on October 25, 2015

Cooperatives provide education and training for members, elected representatives, managers and employees so they can contribute …


Posted on October 23, 2015

Stearns Electric and Operation Round Up are a proud sponsor of the Sartell Mill Art Project - a project to capture the story of …

#2015Co-op Month: Autonomy and Independence

Posted on October 23, 2015

Cooperatives are autonomous, self-help organizations controlled by their members.

#2015Co-op Month: Member's Economic Participation

Posted on October 20, 2015

Members contribute equally to, and democratically control, the capital of the cooperative. This benefits members in proportion t…

#2015Co-op Month: Democratic Control

Posted on October 12, 2015

Democratic Control means that you, as a member of Stearns Electric, ultimately select who represents you on the co-op’s board of…