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

Jun 17, 2020

Wright-Hennepin plants pollinator habitat at its headquarters

Minnesota Native Landscapes recently completed hydroseeding Wright-Hennepin’s native planting at its Rockford headquarters.
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May 28, 2020

Wright-Hennepin awards $28,400 in scholarships to local students

Wright-Hennepin awarded $28,400 in scholarships to local students.
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May 26, 2020

Wright-Hennepin donates $3,000 to two local meal programs

WH recently donated $3,000 to two local meal programs: Metro Meals on Wheels and Wright County Community Action’s Frozen Meals program.
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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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