North Itasca Electric Co-operative, Inc

CEO Resigns

North Itasca Electric Cooperative's Chris Corradi resigned from his position as CEO, effective Friday, May 12, 2017. Dan Hoskins will serve as interim CEO until the cooperative's board of directors names a replace-ment. Hoskins retired two years ago as CEO of North Star Electric Coop-erative, Baudette, MN, after several years with the cooperative.

"I look forward to serving the members of North Itasca Electric, as the board conducts its search for a new CEO," Hoskins said. "I also appreciate the dedication and support of the cooperative staff."

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Mission Statement

Delivering value to our members and communities by providing safe, reliable and progressive energy and other services.

Online Billing

The online billing and bill pay site is now active on Smart Hub. Follow the directions and set up your account with them at This site is a secure way to pay your electric bill online.

Co-op Information

  • Total Members: 5323
  • Wholesale Power Source: Great River Energy
  • Employees: 17
  • Date Organized: 1940
  • Miles of line overhead: 770
  • Miles of line underground: 581
  • Total plant investment: $31 million
  • Counties served: Beltrami, Itasca, Koochiching
  • Minnesota Legislative Districts: 2A, 3A, 5A, 5B, 6A

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Before you dig, call Gopher State at 1-800-252-1166. They will contact all area utilities to determine the locations of utility owned underground cables, lines and pipes. Keep in mind that only utility owned lines will be marked, so customers need to be cautious of any customer owned underground electric or gas lines that may be located between their meter pole and house.

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