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 Stacie Nielsen, communications specialist, at snielsen@whe.org

May 11, 2020

Wright-Hennepin members donate more than $28,000 to local organizations

WH members who participate in Operation Round Up (ORU) recently donated grants totaling $28,500 in April.
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Apr 28, 2020

Wright-Hennepin wins national award for its printed news publication

WH was recently recognized as a winner in the national 2020 Spotlight on Excellence Awards program, which is sponsored by the Certified Cooperative Communicator Program and the Council of Rural Electric Communicators.
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Mar 24, 2020

Wright-Hennepin members donate $59,000 to local organizations

Wright-Hennepin members who participate in Operation Round Up (ORU) recently donated grants totaling $59,000 in March.
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Feb 12, 2020

Brooks Lake Substation now energized

As part of ongoing efforts to ensure electric reliability, Wright-Hennepin recently energized its newest substation in Cokato, Minn.
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Jan 17, 2020

Wright-Hennepin members donate $68,000 to local organizations

WH members who participate in Operation Round Up donated grants totaling $68,000 in January.
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Dec 30, 2019

Wright-Hennepin warns area of effort to impersonate employees

WH is warning area residents that one or two unknown persons are reportedly impersonating WH employees in a possible effort to collect information about local homes and premises.
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