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Runestone Electric Association
October 17, 2017
Small change adds up for youth groups
Runestone Electric Association says it has given $5,400 to youth groups and other local organizations, thanks to customers who allow their electrical bills to be rounded up to the nearest dollar. The utility says its Operation Round Up has distributed nearly $848,000 in grants throughout...
October 17, 2017 - 6:24pm
February 10, 2017
REA holds district meeting
District meetings were held Jan. 24-26 to nominate one or more candidates for the office of director of Runestone Electric Association. Candidates may also be nominated by petition of 15 or more members within 15 days of the District Meeting date. Nominating results are as follows:...
February 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 20, 2017
Operation Round Up grants awarded to 14 organizations
Runestone Electric Association's Operation Round Up has distributed more than $820,000 in grants to community-minded groups and organizations throughout the cooperative's service territory since its inception in 2003. More than 65 percent of REA's members allow their bills to be rounded...
January 20, 2017 - 9:00am
December 30, 2016
Cleaning up after Christmas storm
Christmas Day brought more than just presents under the tree — it brought a storm consisting of snow and ice as well as thunder and lightning,...
December 30, 2016 - 11:08am
August 26, 2016
Community solar program shining for REA
Last year, Adrian Ledermann of Brandon decided to try a new energy program — community solar. The program is offered through Runestone...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Operation Round Up grants awarded
A new round of Runestone Electric Association's (REA) Operation Round Up has awarded grants totaling $16,950 to 34 area organizations. The following organizations received a grant: Fire Departments — First Responders: Ashby Fire Department, $500.
July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
January 22, 2016
REA holds district meetings
District meetings were recently held to nominate one or more candidates for the office of director of Runestone Electric Association (REA). Candidates may also be nominated by petition of 15 or more members within 15 days of the district meeting date. Nominating results were as follows:...
January 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 31, 2015
Strap on your boots for an Old West melodrama
Red Willow Arts Coalition and the Runestone Electric Association’s Operation Round-Up will present Courtyard Theatre on Sunday, August 2 at...
July 31, 2015 - 12:00am
July 17, 2015
REA Operation Round Up grants awarded
Runestone Electric Association’s (REA) Operation Round Up has distributed more than $715,000 in grants to community-minded organizations in the cooperative’s service territory since its inception in 2003. More than 65 percent of REA’s members allow their bills to be rounded...
July 17, 2015 - 12:00am
July 8, 2015
10 questions for retiring CEO of Runestone Electric
Banke led cooperative through many big changes
July 8, 2015 - 12:00am
Something new under the sun
REA members can buy solar energy for 20 years
April 8, 2015 - 12:00am
March 27, 2015
REA shares 2014 highlights at 79th annual meeting
Runestone Electric Association (REA) held its 79th annual meeting on March 21. CEO Rick Banke reported cooperative assets of $80.1 million with 14,000 accounts at the end of 2014. Highlights of 2014 included the retirement of four long-term employees, continuation of a right-of-way...
March 27, 2015 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Operation Round Up grants make a difference
Runestone Electric Association’s (REA) Operation Round Up has distributed more than $657,000 in grants to community-minded groups and organizations throughout its service territory since its inception in 2003. More than 65 percent of REA’s members allow their bills to be rounded...
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 18, 2014
Phone scammer strikes again
A rural Alexandria small business received a phone call on Saturday, April 12 from a scammer claiming to be from Runestone Electric Association (REA) in Alexandria. The scammer said the payment received a month ago was not honored by the bank and if payment was not made, someone...
April 18, 2014 - 12:00am
April 9, 2014
Copper ground wire stolen from REA poles
Thieves stole copper from power poles belonging to the Runestone Electric Association (REA). On Monday, March 31, an REA lineman conducting routine line patrol work discovered that 39 power poles north of Cyrus had been vandalized. Vandals had cut the copper ground wire off at the...
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am