North Itasca Electric Co-operative, Inc

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Issues online:

  • November 2017
    • Open House for new 69kV line
    • CEO Report
    • Load control equipment checks
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Hunters' Suppers
    • Elm Project Update
    • Round Up® Grants
    • November Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • October 2017
    • Telling the Stories of Bear Country
    • CEO Report
    • Bigfork School Garden: Dream becomes reality
    • Espes choose load control
    • What can 13 cents buy?
    • Touchstone Energy Community Award nominations sought
    • October Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • September 2017
    • North Itasca Electric welcomes Brad Dolinski as CEO
    • Message from Dan Hoskins
    • CEO Report
    • Message from the Board
    • New recreational opportunities in Bigfork
    • RoundUp® fall grant applications
    • September Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • August 2017
    • 'Local Democracy': New legislation grants local authority to electric cooperatives
    • CEO Report
    • Goose Lake Farm Stand opens
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Koochiching County Fair August 11-13
    • August Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • July 2017
    • Bringing Back the American Elm
    • CEO Report
    • Hen House & Picadilly
    • Generator Sizing and Safety
    • 2017 Annual Meeting
    • Festival, Rodeo, Expo in July
    • July Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • June 2017
    • Message from the Board Chair
    • Message from the Interim CEO
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Member Satisfaction
    • Guest Speaer at the Annual Meeting
    • From the Line Department
    • June Calendar


  • May 2017
    • Board Nominations Open for Districts 4, 5 and 6
    • CEO Report
    • Area greenhouse openings
    • Operation RoundUp® grants
    • Sign up for the Elk River/Maple Grove Tour
    • May Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • April 2017
    • Member Tour
    • CEO Report
    • GreenTouch, May 6
    • Itasca County Native Plant Sale
    • North Itasca Electric Scholarships available
    • April Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • March 2017
    • RoundUp® Spring Grant Applications Open
    • CEO Report
    • MNTEG: Minnesota Touchstone Energy® Group
    • Area Events in March
    • March Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • February 2017
    • Bigfork School Garden Project Underway
    • CEO Report: Budget approved for 2017
    • Storing heat energy
    • The basics of purchasing an electric car
    • February Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • January 2017
    • North Itasca Electric launches SmartHub®
    • New bills in mailboxes starting in January
    • CEO Report: Year in Review
    • EOWSKI!
    • ETS Storage Water Heating program
    • January Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • December 2016

  • November 2016
    • Spring Lake Store
    • CEO Report
    • Highway 38 construction delayed
    • Hunters' Suppers
    • Marcell Township helping businesses grow
    • RoundUp® Grants
    • November Calendar
    • Full Issue


  • October 2016
    • Jourdan's Family Diner
    • CEO Report
    • Winter Load Management control hours changeover
    • October Calendar
    • Full Issue


  • October 2016
    • Scenic State Park
    • RoundUp® Fall Applications
    • CEO Report
    • Will costs ever stop going up?
    • Local Events in September
    • September Calendar
    • Full Issue


  • August 2016

  • July 2016

  • June 2016

  • May 2016
    • GreenTouch May 7
    • CEO report: News of your cooperative
    • Touchstone Energy today
    • Area Greenhouse Openings
    • May Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • April 2016
    • Chris Corradi selected as new CEO
    • My commitment to you
    • Home ventilation systems
    • Nominating Committee to meet
    • Mark your calendar early for this year's Coal Creek Tour
    • April Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • March 2016
    • RiverWalk construction begins in Bigfork
    • Chris Corradi to become CEO
    • It has been an honor
    • Green Touch May 7
    • March Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • February 2016
    • Spiritwood strengthens local economy
    • Water quality in the Big Fork River Watershed
    • Using technology to improve service and reliability
    • Meter upgrade
    • Cost of showering and savings options
    • Understanding load management receivers
    • February Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • January 2016
    • Marcell Family Center wins local Touchstone Energy Community Award
    • Paul Bunyan Communication Voyageurs Classic Sled Dog Race
    • Sharing Success
    • Board approves 2016 budget, rate adjustment needed in March
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Marathon water heater warranty terms are changing
    • January Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • December 2015
    • North Itasca Electric to distribute more than $154,000 in Capital Credits
    • Meter Upgrade commences
    • Directors earn Certification
    • December Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • November 2015
    • Business Profile: Timber Rose Floral & Gifts
    • 2016 Budget Process and Rate Outlook
    • Cody Eischens joins line crew
    • RoundUp® grants awarded
    • November Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • October 2015
    • Business Profile: Cozy Air
    • Community Solar Program Energized
    • Can light bulbs really be that different?
    • October Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • September 2015
    • Coal Creek Station Tour
    • Ortman Substation Energized
    • The heating season is fast approaching
    • RoundUp® applications due Friday, Oct. 2
    • Ortman Substation dedicated
    • September Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • August 2015
    • Business Profile: Plum Tree Co.
    • Saving Money with Coop Programs
    • Touchstone Energy Community Award
    • Local Events in August
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • August Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • July 2015
    • Annual Meeting celebrates 75 Years
    • Business Profile: Anchor Inn
    • Celebrating 75 Years
    • Ortman Substation Update
    • DOE, DOC public meetings on transmission lines in July
    • Local Events in July
    • July Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • June 2015
    • Year in Review
    • 75 Years of Serving our Members
    • Ortman Substation Update
    • From the Line Department
    • Local Events in June
    • June Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • May 2015
    • Business Profile: Polar Insulating
    • Volunteer for Greentouch
    • What a difference a year makes
    • Spring Round-Up® grant awards
    • Area greenhouse openings
    • Nominations open for Director positions
    • May Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • April 2015
    • Business Profile: Laurel's Needlecraft Supplies and Gifts
    • North Itasca Electric Cooperative celebrates National Lineman Appreciation Day
    • Legislative update
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Board nominations open
    • April Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • March 2015
    • Business Profile: Riley's Cannibal Junction
    • Wes Waller chosen chair of Minnesota Rural Electric Association
    • Solar project update
    • Community Solar Faqs
    • RoundUp® Spring Grants
    • NIECI Open House
    • March Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • February 2015
    • Business Profile: Frontier Sports
    • Electricity remains a Good Value
    • Capital Credit FAQs
    • Loney chosen chair of state Touchstone Energy group
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • February Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • January 2015
    • Business Profile: Kocian's Family Market
    • Board approves 2015 budget, rate adjustment needed
    • Over 50 Club wins Touchstone Energy Community Award
    • Voyageur's Classic set for Jan 9-10
    • Sharing Success
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • January Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • December 2014
    • North Itasca Electric to distribute more than $320,000 in capital credits
    • Clock ticking on co-op energy efficiency program
    • Get ready for the next winter storm
    • Top Ten Holiday Safety Tips
    • December Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • November 2014
    • Business Profile: Dun-Rite Cabinetry & Construction
    • NRECA hears you loud and clear...will the EPA?
    • Capitol Christmas Tree to Visit Marcell
    • Hunter's Suppers
    • Great Northern Transmission Line Hearing
    • RoundUp® Grants Awarded
    • November Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • October 2014
    • Business Profile: My Lake Home Bed & Breakfast
    • Projects, Rates and Commitment to Community
    • 2014 Construction Projects
    • Solar PV and Common Questions
    • Great Northern Transmission Line Hearings
    • Touchstone Energy Community Award
    • October Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • September 2014
    • Community Solar Opportunity
    • Business Profile: Little Turtle Lake Store
    • Generlink Installation
    • RoundUp® Applications Due Friday, October 3rd
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • In September: Fiesta, Challenge, Bargains!
    • September Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • August 2014
    • Koochiching County Fair
    • Business Profile: JoAnn's Floral and Gifts
    • Member Satisfaction - it's why we exist
    • U.S. Department of Energy comes to Bigfork
    • August Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • July 2014
    • Business Profile: Sleepy Hollow Resort
    • Annual Meeting Summary
    • Your Cooperative's Annual Meeting
    • Health Expo, Rodeo, Lions Fly-in in July
    • Connect your Portable Generator with GenerLink™
    • July Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • June 2014
    • Report to the Members: The Year in Review
    • The Value of Membership
    • From the Line Department
    • Right-of-Way Clearing Q & A
    • June Local Events
    • June Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • May 2014
    • Business Profile: Effie Cafe
    • What is a Power Cost Adjustment?
    • 2014 Road Construction
    • Spring Round-Up® Grants
    • May Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • April 2014
    • Co-op Connections Card Launched
    • Thanking our Rural Legislators
    • Waller re-elected to MREA Board
    • Nominating Committee to Meet
    • April Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • March 2014
    • Energy Strategy
    • RoundUp® Board to Meet
    • Great Northern Transmission Line Update
    • Pederson New Line Superintendent
    • Help Clean State Parks
    • March Events
    • March Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • February 2014
    • Budget approved...no rate increase for 2014
    • Coming...Co-op Connections® Card
    • Local PUC hearings on Great Northern line
    • Cow Calf Days
    • Native Plant Sale
    • Fuel Cost Comparison
    • February Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • January 2014
    • Happy New Year
    • Update: Great Northern Transmission Line
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • World Cafe Discussion in Bigfork
    • Family Fun Ski Days
    • Voyageurs Classic Sled Dog Race Jan 10, 11
    • January Calendar
    • The Full Issue (More than 6 megabytes)


  • December 2013
    • Christmas Open House and Sale
    • North Itasca Electric distributes more than $300,000 in capital credits
    • Voyageur Classic hopes for snow
    • December Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • November 2013
    • Shaping your cooperative's future
    • RoundUp® Grants awarded
    • Energy efficient dome home construction
    • Roxanne’s Sales Talk
    • Hunters' Suppers
    • November Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • October 2013
    • Applications sought for Touchstone Energy Community Award
    • Celebrating Cooperative Month
    • Blinking Lights
    • Why consider energy conservation
    • October Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • September 2013
    • Army Worms ... Are they on the march
    • Copper theft - a dangerous proposition
    • Operation RoundUp® Trustees to hold grant meeting
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Coal Creek Trip
    • September Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • August 2013
    • Koochiching County Fair
    • Making Life Better
    • Routing Alternatives for Great Northern Transmission Line
    • New memory care facility to break ground in August
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • August Area Events
    • August Calendar
    • The Full Issue (More than 5 megabytes)


  • July 2013
    • Thank you for attending our Annual Meeting
    • ANNUAL MEETING
      • CEO Remarks
      • Connett Address
    • Power Outage: What to Do
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • July Area Events
    • July Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • June 2013
    • Report to the Members: Year in Review
    • Update from the Line Department
    • Spring RoundUp® Awards
    • The Value of Cooperative Programs
    • Wilderness Days
    • June Calendar
    • The Full Issue


  • May 2013
    • North Itasca Electric to provide value-added services as a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative
    • Touchstone Energy® and the Value of Membership
    • Chris Corradi joins co-op
    • Highway 38 corridor plan update hearing
    • Customer survey
    • May Calendar


  • April 2013
    • Working to Halt Unfavorable Renewable Energy Legislation
    • What is the Wholesale Power Cost Rider or Power Cost Adjustment?
    • Scholarships
    • Board Nominations Open
    • Lighting Retrofit Rebate
    • Kathe Lind Retires
    • April Calendar


  • March 2013
    • Electric cooperatives born in politics
    • Empty Bowls Project
    • Operation Roundup® trustees to hold grant meeting
    • Energy conservation program presentation
    • Perchjerker's, St. Urho's Saturday
    • Update: Great Northern Transmission Line
    • March Calendar


  • February 2013
    • A busy month at your cooperative
    • Great River Energy closes 2012 on financial high note
    • Financing for Home Energy Efficient Upgrades through CEE
    • Instantaneous Water Heaters
    • 2013 Road Construction
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Bigfork Valley Winter Challenge
    • Native Tree and Plant Sale
    • February Calendar


  • January 2013
    • Profile of Our New CEO, Jared Echternach
    • A Difficult Year for your Cooperative
    • Voyageurs Classic Sled Dog Race Jan. 11-12
    • Rate Changes Effective with January and March Billing Cycles
    • Public hearings for new endangered/threatened listings
    • New Effie Street Lights
    • January Calendar


  • December 2012
    • Christmas Open House and Sale
    • Energy Reduction Contest Final Results
    • Richard LeVasseur's Dual Fuel Installation
    • December Calendar


  • November 2012
    • Jeff Ortman 1949-2012 - CEO North Itasca Electric, 1985-2012
    • North Itasca Electric in Transition
    • RoundUp® Board holds fall grant meeting
    • Hunters' Suppers
    • November Calendar


  • October 2012
    • Northome Repair
    • Touring Coal Creek
    • View from the Board Table
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Surge Arrester program discontinued
    • October Calendar


  • September 2012
    • My view from the board table
    • Operation RoundUp® Applications due October 1st!
    • Load Control Receivers Working Well
    • Energy Reduction Contest
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Water Heater Ban
    • September Calendar


  • August 2012
    • Dateline July 2: Extreme Storm
    • Challenge races set for Saturday, Sept. 8
    • Coming Up in August
    • View from the Board Table
    • August Calendar


  • July 2012
    • Annual Meeting Summary
    • July Events
    • Roxanne's Sales Talk
    • Red Bookshelf in Bigfork
    • July Calendar




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