Serving on our local electric cooperative board (East Central Energy) is an honor and a responsibility. I take it very seriously. We are the stewards of our members’ investment in their electric utility. Controversy over decisions made by the CEO and directors of Crow Wing Power recently received front page coverage in the Brainerd Dispatch. It begs the question: How could good
The dairy farm where I grew up was in west central Wisconsin; the neighborhood was filled with family-owned farms. Some farms were larger than ours; most were smaller. We were a tight knit group who helped each other out in bad times and celebrated together in good. I believed that way of life would last forever, but it was not
Here are the top three answers from last month’s, Around the Table Question: “How can your company become more high-tech while remaining high touch?”
As Robert walked through his shop, he looked around, observing how organized his new foreman was. Technicians were engaged at their stations; no stray tools were laying around. The foreman was in conversation, Robert’s day got busy, and he never got around to letting the foreman know how pleased he was.