We received the sad news recently that our long-time Board Member and friend, Ken Miller, passed away on Wednesday, August 30. Ken was a dedicated Board Director for 32 years, longer than any of the current Directors, so we all knew him well.
The safety of you, our members, and our employees is a top priority at Crow Wing Power, especially during dangerous times. When storms hit our area, we rush to your aid as soon as weather conditions allow our lineworkers to travel and make repairs safely.
Have you checked out the Osprey Webcam this year? Last year we helped CLC mount a new web cam on the nesting platform we donated about seven years. ago when the project first started. This year the Osprey returned on April 10, the same exact date as last and the pair, "Harlowe and Hercules", are currently incubating two or three eggs.
Winter Storm Argos blew in November 18 with a furry and quickly turned from a winter storm to a blizzard. Outages began as the heavy wet snow brought trees down on power lines. By 2:30pm with blizzard conditions of 35+ mph winds, icy roads and visibility to almost nothing, we closed our offices.
During the period of October 15 - April 15, Crow Wing Power follows the Minnesota Cold Weather rule that states utilities cannot disconnect electric service for non-payment as long as the member meets certain criteria, which means they must sign an inability to pay form and keep current with an acceptable payment plan. If ce
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