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. 

Dec 29, 2020

News Release: Wright-Hennepin members donate over $26,000 to local organizations

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) members who participate in Operation Round Up (ORU) recently donated grants totaling $26,700 in December. ORU has awarded more than $4.2 million since it began in 1994.
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Dec 9, 2020

Howard Lake Substation Rebuilt

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its Howard Lake substation
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Oct 30, 2020

Wright-Hennepin Members Donate Over $43,000 to Local Organizations

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) members who participate in Operation Round Up (ORU) recently donated grants totaling $43,500 in October.
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Oct 13, 2020

Wright-Hennepin Celebrates 83 Years

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association’s (WH) 2020 Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, October 8, and looked quite different from years previous.
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Sep 25, 2020

Wright-Hennepin Hosts Ice Cream Trucks at Local Daycares

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) recently hosted ice cream trucks at four local daycares on September 15, 17 and 18 to support the community in lieu of other canceled community events throughout the summer.
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Sep 23, 2020

Wright-Hennepin Donates $1,000 to Local School Programs

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) recently made two $500 donations – one to Wright County’s Backpack Program and one to Hennepin County’s Backpack Challenge Program.
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