News Releases

Through news releases, Wright-Hennepin distributes information about the cooperative to local and industry-related media outlets.

News releases from the past 12 months are listed below. If you would like to be added to Wright-Hennepin’s media list to receive the latest news releases, please send a request to Jeph Novak, communications specialist, at JNovak@Whe.org. 

Oct 6, 2021

Wright-Hennepin will host its Fall Festival to celebrate National Co-op Month in October

To celebrate National Co-op Month in October, Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) will once again host its annual Fall Festival on Thursday, October 28, from 5 – 7 p.m. at its Rockford headquarters.
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Sep 20, 2021

Wright-Hennepin celebrates Drive Electric Week with Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) hosted an Electric Vehicle (EV) Ride and Drive Event on September 16, 2021, in tandem with Drive Electric MN, where members were invited to learn about and test drive EVs.
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Jul 26, 2021

Wright-Hennepin employees donate more than $1,400 to Disabled American Veterans

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) employees and directors recently raised $1,440 for Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Minnesota.
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Jul 7, 2021

Wright-Hennepin Board of Directors appoints John Reynolds as new District 4 director

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association’s (WH) Board of Directors recently appointed John Reynolds of Buffalo as the new director of District 4.
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May 27, 2021

Wright-Hennepin awards scholarships to local students

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) has awarded $30,800 in scholarships to 23 local students to help them continue their education.
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May 19, 2021

Wendy Youngren Appointed President of Heartland Security

Heartland Security Services (HSS) announces the appointment of Wendy Youngren as president of HSS. In addition, the Board of Governors for HSS has approved a contract for Wright-Hennepin Holding (WHH) Company to provide full management of HSS. Both changes will become effective on July 1, 2021.
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