Recycle CFL Bulbs

It’s important to recycle CFL bulbs, as they contain a small amount of mercury, but where can you take them to be recycled? The following locations will recycle your CFLs at no charge: Fargo: Lowes Home Depot City of Fargo Hazardous Waste Moorhead/Dilworth: TrueValue Home and Hardware Menards Clay County Hazardous Waste As of December 31,…
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Block Heaters: Use Them, But Use A Timer!

by Jeremy Mahowald, manager of energy management and conservation If you live up here, chances are you have a block heater on your car or truck.   Many of us know by experience that a frozen engine can be hard to start and takes a long time to warm up.  Using the block heater makes for…
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Thanks For Opposing EPA’s Haze Plan

We at Minnkota Power would like to thank those who voiced concerns about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to take over a portion of North Dakota’s regional haze plan. The outcome will significantly affect the price of electricity. North Dakota worked for years to arrive at the best way for Minnkota’s Young Station to reduce…
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There’s Nothing Magic About Space Heaters That Cost Hundreds Of Dollars!

There’s nothing magic about space heaters that cost hundreds of dollars and roll from room to room in your home. They’re identical to low-budget versions found at hardware stores for a fraction of the price. Questions about your heating? Call Cass County Electric Cooperative and  we can help you find a better way to save on your…
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Share A Square!

Looking for a crafty project? Make a quilt square for CCEC’s 75th anniversary quilt! Here are the details: Send a quilt block to CCEC by December 31 and it will be part of the anniversary quilt. The theme for the quilt is “Power to the People.” The block dimension must be: 12.5” x 12.5” unfinished.…
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