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Electric Co-ops to host free home efficiency expo March 18


Fri, Mar 5th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

The Home Efficiency Expo is once again coming to the Nob Hill Supper Club. The free event, which is sponsored by Allamakee-Clayton Electric Cooperative, Hawkeye REC and Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC), will be held Thursday, March 18, from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is open to homeowners, contractors and builders, and focuses on what consumers can do to make their homes more energy efficient.

Guest speaker Ken Keune, a CPA with Hacker, Nelson & Co., P.C., will speak on the topic of federal tax credits for energy efficiency and help answer some of the common questions consumers have about the government's tax credit program.

Another session will feature Building Knowledge, Inc.'s President Ed Von Thoma. Building Knowledge's mission is to cost effectively improve the quality, comfort, durability and energy efficiency of homes by educating the building industry about innovative products and new building trends and techniques.

In addition to the two speakers, representatives from manufacturers of energy efficient building materials, HVAC and lighting systems will have booths at the event.

"Whether you are building a new house or remodeling an old one, this is a great event for people to learn more about energy-efficient products and techniques," said Ted Kjos, TEC Amarketing manager. "It provides an opportunity to talk one-on-one with speakers and vendors to find out specifics regarding your personal project."

Nob Hill Supper Club is five miles north of Decorah, Iowa, along Hwy. 52. For a schedule of events, visit www.tec.coop.

TEC is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative serving three counties in Minnesota including Winona, Houston and Fillmore and parts of Olmsted and Mower counties in Minnesota and Howard, Winneshiek and Allamakee counties in Iowa. It provides electricity to more than 12,800 services in the area.

Lanesboro Local to host a Local Foods Buyer/Grower Exchange

Thu, Mar 4th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

Sunday, March 14 from 2 - 4 p.m., Lanesboro Local will host a local foods "speed-dating" Buyer/Grower Exchange at The Cottage House Inn, 209 Parkway Avenue N in Lanesboro. "It's an opportunity for local farmers, gardeners and food producers to meet l ..... 
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Spring Valley attorney elected to ethics committee

Fri, Feb 19th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently appointed Spring Valley attorney Kelly M. Wagner as chair of the Tenth District Bar Association's Ethics Committee. The Tenth District includes Freeborn, Mower and Fillmore counties. Ms. Wagner replaces Albert Lea ..... 
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Fillmore County Journal expands distribution footprint

Fri, Feb 19th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

In an effort to provide greater reach for advertisers in the Fillmore County Journal, the newspaper has expanded its distribution into strategic high traffic locations beyond Fillmore County, in communities such as Eyota, Lewiston, Rochester, St. Ch ..... 
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CenturyLink service areas may qualify for assistance programs

Mon, Feb 15th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

Low-income consumers in (state) may qualify for assistance programs that will reduce the cost of initial telephone installation and basic monthly service, according to a recent announcement from CenturyLink. The company is spreading the word about t ..... 
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Minnesota energy natural gas final rates drop, small refund to follow in March 2010

Mon, Feb 15th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) has approved new final natural gas rates effective January 1, 2010, for customers of Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation ("MERC"), a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG). The new rates w ..... 
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Root River Energy signs 20,000 acres

Mon, Feb 15th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

Root River Energy, along with managing partner, National Wind, is proud to announce that it has secured over 20,000 acres of land in Mower and Fillmore Counties. This represents about two-thirds of the leased acres needed to develop up to 300 megawa ..... 
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Kwik Trip to collect donations for Honor Flight

Mon, Feb 15th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

Kwik Trip, Inc. will show its support for veterans by collecting donations for Honor Flight at its stores in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin from February 12 - 25. Money raised will go to the Honor Flight hub that serves the area in which the store is ..... 
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County employees recognized

Fri, Feb 12th, 2010
Posted in Business Announcements

Fillmore County commissioners had their annual reception to recognize years of service by employees at the board's February 9 meeting. Highway maintenance employees were hard at work clearing roads once more after another snow storm and were unable ..... 
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