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 Heather Reinhart, communications specialist, at

Jul 2, 2011

Wright-Hennepin crews work to restore power after damaging storm

Rockford, Minn. (July 2, 2011) —Approximately 4,800 Wright-Hennepin members lost power as a result of severe storms in the area on July 1. Line crews worked overnight to repair the damage and have…
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Jul 1, 2011

Wright-Hennepin investigates load management malfunction

Rockford, Minn. (July 1, 2011) — Due to an equipment malfunction, a group of Wright-Hennepin’s (WH) load control receivers were not functioning properly during the late afternoon and evening of June 30…
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Jun 7, 2011

Wright-Hennepin asks members to conserve energy today

Rockford, Minn. (June 7, 2011) — Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH) asks that members voluntarily conserve energy until 10 p.m. today. There is high energy use expected throughout the…
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