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May 2019

  • Construction and maintenance
  • Meet the scholarship winners
  • Proposed Code of Regulations amendment will separate crentials and elections comitte
  • Do you know someone on the list?

April 2019

  • Trustees run unopposed for 2019 board seats
  • The commitment of an electric lineworker
  • Baking up a sweet twist for the 83rd NCE annual meeting

March 2019

  • Looking back at 2018
  • A Royal pair
  • NCE employees make commitment to zero contacts

February 2019

  • NCE refunds over $13,00 o local school districts
  • Rate adjustments effective Jan. 1

January 2019

  • Co-op celebrates the construction of the Adrian Substation
  • How to become a trustee
  • People Fund detects a need

December 2018

  • Cooperative name new general manager
  • Rate adjustments effective Jan. 1
  • NCE reaches a milestone in refunds
  • Responding to the call cooperative provides mutual aid in the south
  • Upper Sandusky holiday lights

November 2018

  • North Central Electric and Fostoria to clear final industrial park parcel
  • Local Be E3 Smart 7th graders tour Cardinal Power Plant
  • Second annual Salute to Our Veterans

October 2018

  • The results are in, North Central scored favorably by members 
  • The Seven Cooperative Principles
  • Chatfield Hardware under new ownership

September 2018

  • Board officers re-elected
  • Have you checked the list lately?
  • How to use your safety LED ice scraper

August 2018

  • President of Buckeye Power, OREC enlightens co-op members 
  • Celebrating 82 years
  • Wind turbine debate spills over to annual meeting
  • Chatfield Hardware closes after 115 years

July 2018

  • No. 12 Co-op builds new substation
  • North Central celebrates Energy Day at Seneca East
  • People Fund supports Caring Hands

June 2018

  • National search for president to start
  • You still  have time to cast your cooperative vote
  • Join the cooperative for family fun

May 2018

  • 2018 Trustee election begins May 8
  • The power of change
  • Scholarship winners

April 2018

  • Members to decide two trustee races
  • Appreciating the front line
  • Project Ohio

March 2018

  • The power of maintenance 
  • Penny Power
  • People Fund helps cook up enthusiasm

February 2018

  • Fostoria spec building sold
  • Dispelling time-of-day rate misconceptions 
  • Rate adjustments effective Jan. 1

January 2018

  • Wyandot County sophomores tour local manufacturers
  • Mohawk sees the light
  • Trustee nominating petitions available Jan. 8 

December 2017

  • Rate adjustment effective Jan. 1
  • Capital credits refund on Dec. bill
  • Children of Members/ Touchstone Scholarship

November 2017

  • Hurricane Irma no match for the cooperative spirit
  • Wrestling with grid reliability
  • Where does my my electricity come from

October 2017

  • The Co-op Connections card puts value in your pocket
  • Our  history, our  future

September 2017

  • community solar produces results
  • Electric co-ops engage with new administration

August 2017​

  • Community Solar shines bright
  • 81st North Central Electric Annual Meeting draws about 1,500 members and guests
  • North Central to host power plant tour Sept. 14

July 2017

  • Legislative rally
  • North Central makes the honor roll
  • Annual Be E3 smart logo contest

June 2017

  • Co-op to introduce OurSolar June 13
  • North Central Board of Trustees election
  • 81st Annual Meeting & Family Fun Day

May 2017

  • Co-op completes community solar project
  • Meet the scholarship winners
  • Willard, Columbian students to represent cooperative on Youth Tour

April 2017

  • Trustee race will be uncontested
  • Capital Credits code amendments proposed
  • Cooperative Celebrates Lineman Appreciation Day

March 2017

  • The power of maintenance
  • Meet the People Fund Borad
  • Umbarger Show Feed formulated for success

February 2017

  • People Fund grants $3,200 for 3D printer
  • Youth Tour: A life changing experience
  • Former board member Eldon young passes
  • People Fund trustee appointed

January 2017

  • North Central to add solar energy to its power mix
  • Trustee nominating petitions available Jan.  9
  • Interested in a life-changing leadership experience in Washington, D.C.?
  • Rate adjustments effective Jan. 1

December 2016​

  • Rate adjustments effective Jan. 1
  • Capital credits refunds on December bill
  • HUG card: The perfect gift
  • Mother-daughter business partners

November 2016

  • Local youth wins Gator at Farm Science Review
  • Become a Co-op Voter
  • Certification of active-duty deployment
  • Do you know someone on this list?

October 2016

  • Co-op partners with Fostoria on spec building
  • Member satisfaction scores continue to improve
  • People Fund steps in to assist local fire departments
  • First notice of patronage capital refund checks

September 2016

  • New Cooperative board officers elected
  • Taking aim at the Clean Power Plan
  • Community honoring all patriots on 9/11
  • Bright new faces help members save energy

August 2016

  • Co-op president fights against vote apathy
  • Eileen Gabel, retired North Central trustee, passes away
  • Capital Credits estate refund option similar to lump sum payout from lottery

July 2016

  • Trustee helps take co-op message to Capitol Hill
  • Historical Society advances in technology
  • Your electric bill gets a make-over 
  • Be E3 Smart program wins statewide awards

June 2016

  • Co-op to celebrate 80 years at annual meeting 
  • 2016 North Central Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees election
  • Businesses on display at annual meeting
  • Eileen Gabel, first female trustee to retire 

May 2016

  • Construction and maintenance projects ensure system reliability
  • The Power League
  • 2015 Scholarship winners
  • Family Fun Day and Annual Meeting scheduled for June 14

April 2016

  • National Lineman Appreciation Day April 11
  • Trustee candidates to run unopposed
  • U.S. Supreme Court grants stay to Clean Power Plan

March 2016

  • Demonstrating safety all year around
  • Cooperative seeks adopt a troop
  • People Fund rounds up new members

February 2016

  • Water heater installation, service to end April 1
  • 2016 Youth Tour
  • Employees and Trustees honored
  • Smart Appliances

January 2016

  • Clean power plant: huge cost, little impact
  • Jordan urges members to keep fighting
  • District 6 trustee Eileen Gabel will not seek re-election
  • Spreading good cheer and happiness

December 2015

  • Rate adjustment effective Jan. 1
  • Capital credits refunds on December bill
  • People Fund surpasses 500 grant milestone
  • Christmas at Perfection expanding for holiday season

November 2015

  • Member satisfaction scores improve
  • North Central tours Cardinal Generating Station
  • B&W Easy Pull Hidden hobby in backwoods of Attica

October 2015

  • North Central approves $15 million workplan
  • Patronage capital refund list

September 2015

  • North Central line crews assist Kentucky cooperative
  • Ice cream churns into careers for the Raders
  • ​Patronage capital refund list

August 2015

  • Members lauded for fighting EPA regulations
  • Trustees elected in three districts
  • People Fund makes a difference
  • Tour Cardinal Generating Station Sept. 30

July 2015

  • Trustee helps take co-op message to Capitol Hill
  • People Fund grants ‘seed money’ to Carey Link
  • People Fund grants aid 3 fire departments
  • Co-op mourns leader’s passing

June 2015

  • Back by popular demand!
  • 2015 North Central Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees election
  • 79th Annual Meeting & Family Day
  • No job too big or too small, Waldock’s does it all

May 2015

  • Maintenance never stops at North Central
  • Scholarship winners 2015
  • 79th Annual Meeting & Family Day, official notice
  • New Washington: Co-op’s little manufacturing hub
  • Three to represent co-op on Youth Tour


April 2015

  • National Lineman Appreciation Day April 13
  • Trustee candidates to run unopposed
  • Timing is everything,  Cost, condition, reliability, system growth key
    factors in determining when to replace lines
  • Seneca East band to sport new uniforms in fall thanks to People Fund grant


March 2015

  • Aging gracefully; Study shows power lines still have plenty of life even at 30-40 years old
  • Spring clinging delivers safe, reliable power
  • People Fund board elects new officers

February 2015

  • The maintenance map
  • North Central employees and trustees honored at annual recognition dinner
  • Four new members appointed to People Fund board

January 2015

  • Trustee petitions available Jan. 12
  • Rade adjustment effect Jan. 1
  • North Central submitted 2,494 letters to EPA

December 2014

  • Rate adjustment effective Jan. 1
  • Co-op refunds $689,373 in capital credits
  • Germany's expensive energy policies pose warning

November 2014

  • Co-op halts large-capacity water heater sales
  • North Central donates $10,000 to Attica Fair
  • Help stop the EPA from shuttering power plants

October 2014

  • Members give co-op strong marks on survey
  • Family Learning Center receives grant to upgrade walking and biking trail
  • A matter of principles: October is National Co-op Month

September 2014

  • Outdoor Learning Center brings students to nature at Buckeye Central Local Schools
  • Electricity is a great value
  • Board of trustees officers elected at July meeting

August 2014

  • General manager takes aim at EPA regulations
  • Family Fun Day and annual meeting draws record attendance
  • Steve Seitz appointed to fill District 2 seat following Willson's retirement

July 2014

  • People Fund grant helps family into new home following house fire
  • Capital credits listing
  • Energy efficiency tip of the month

June 2014

  • Over-regulation leads to higher electric bills
  • Candidate bios
  • Businesses on display at annual meeting

May 2014

  • Cranberry Hills Golf Course celebrates 40 years in New Washington
  • Cooperative's construction, maintenance projects underway in 2014
  • Family Fun Day & Annual Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 10

April 2014

  • A day in the life of a lineman
  • Cooperative trustees race will be uncontested
  • Scholarship winners 2014

March 2014

  • Protect affordable, reliable electricity
  • Spring cleaning delivers safe, reliable power
  • Resumes accepted for Wyandot County seat; Don Willson to retire from co-op board of trustees in June

February 2014

  • North Central employees and trustees honored at annual recognition dinner
  • Interested in becoming a trustee? Nominating petitions due Feb. 10
  • Board of Trustees appoints two new members to North Central People Fund board

January 2014

  • Trustee petitions available Jan. 13; Two incumbents to leave board this year
  • People Fund brings iPads to classrooms
  • Protecting affordable, reliable electricity; New resolve for the New Year

December 2013

  • Been there, done that; Stringent EPA regulations for coal plants will test North Central's ability to provide affordable, reliable power, general manager says
  • Phase 2 of Time of Day rate schedule begins Jan. 1
  • EPA coal regulations limit's Ohio's competitiveness, Latta says

November 2013

  • Time for a call to action! Protect affordable, reliable electricity
  • Cooperative members and employees visit new and improved Cardinal Generating Station
  • Electricity may cost more, but remains a good value

October 2013

  • North Central earns safety achievement for ninth consecutive time
  • Member satisfaction level reaches all-time high
  • New energy efficiency programs introduced for home and business owners

September 2013

  • Stong storms, high winds strike North Central' Worst outage since 2005 cuts power to 4,000 members
  • GM Bryant pledges to fight Obama's 'War on Coal'
  • Board of trustees officers elected at July meeting

August 2013

  • Annual meeting report
  • North Central Youth Tour recipients visit Washington, D.C., and area sites
  • Telemarketers calling co-op members to offer discounted rates breaks the rules

July 2013

  • Seneca County 4-H and Community Hospice Care receive People Fund grants for new programs
  • Patronage capital credits refund listing
  • Visit the Crawford County Fair

June 2013

  • North Central Electric Cooperative annual meeting June 11
  • Cool roof creates cool house
  • Help North Central battle copper crime

May 2013

  • Cooperative's construction maintenance projects underway in 2013
  • Outage numbers lowest in past 10 years
  • Bryant testifies before Department of Energy in opposition to proposed water heater regulations

April 2013

  • Incumbent trustees file nominating petitions, will be formally re-elected at annual meeting
  • Seneca County Help Me Grow receives People Fund grant for educational enhancers
  • Scholarship winners 2013

March 2013

  • Miller Fabrics opens doors in New Washington with quilting supplies at wholesale prices
  • Ways to pay your bill
  • People Fund board elects officers

February 2013

  • North Central employees and trustees honored
  • High utility bills may be 'your own cotton-pickin' fault'
  • Powering Up! here's what's going on if you find yourself in the dark

January 2013

  • Trustee petitions available Jan. 14 for North Central Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees
  • Rate adjustment effective Jan. 1
  • Cooperative members give back through North Central's Operation RoundUp program

December 2012

  • Cooperative ups service fee $2 - Planned rate adjustment effective in January
  • Capital credit refunds issued for 33rd consecutive year
  • The magical value of heat pump systems - Air-Source

November 2012

  • Jordan believes sound energy policy equals strong economy
  • The magical value of heat pump systems - Geothermal
  • Co-op board of trustees, employees and special guests visit Cardinal Generating Station

October 2012

  • Why we celebrate you in October
  • Rate-savings for IOU neighbors may be short-term
  • People Fund grant issued to local fire departments in New Washington and Chatfield

September 2012

  • Frankart replaces Reichert as board president, Snavely named treasurer at July board meeting
  • We will have heroes: They are called 'lineman'
  • Winter Time of Day rate starts Sept. 16

August 2012

  • Ahern briefs members on Buckeye Power's $1.2 billion environmental upgrades and long-term plans
  • Strong storms leave 1,800 members without power
  • Proposed regulations and power costs take center stage at annual meeting

July 2012

  • Buckeye Central 7th and 8th graders are 'Be E3 Smart'
  • St. Bernard School receives People Fund grant
  • Cooperative officials visit Nation's Capital

June 2012

  • Annual meeting to be held June 12
  • Members asked to allow mail/online voting
  • Board of trustee candidate bios
  • Proposed Code of Regulations amendments

May 2012

  • Construction, maintenance projects underway at cooperative
  • Code of Regulations amendments proposed
  • Trustee slate set for 2012 annual meeting

April 2012

  • Added benefits, more savings with Cooperative Healthy Savings program
  • Sharing services helps cooperative control costs
  • New Riegel Fire Department receives grant for laptop

March 2012

  • Member satisfaction levels affected by rising costs
  • Weaver's Maple Syrup
  • Meeting future power needs

February 2012

  • Cooperatives are the fabric of your community
  • Steve Frankart retires as operations manager
  • A strategic review - your bill

January 2012

  • Code amendments save $5,800, recoup $32,000
  • Processor scans 25,700 monthly bills for co-ops
  • Nominating committee seeks candidates


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