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 

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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Apr 30, 2021

Wright-Hennepin members donate over $104,000 to local organizations

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) members who participate in Operation Round Up (ORU) recently donated grants totaling $104,635 in April.
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Apr 27, 2021

Wright-Hennepin donates night lights and USB plugs to local schools

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) donated more than 3,000 LED night lights to kindergartners and 3,200 USB plugs to third graders throughout the service territory during the week of April 19-23, 2021.
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Apr 19, 2021

Wright-Hennepin celebrates 84 years

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association’s (WH) 2021 Annual Meeting was held on Thursday, April 15.
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