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Cloverland Announces Board Candidates

Cloverland Electric Cooperative has eleven members running for the three board seats in 2018. The ballots will be mailed in May. For 80 years, Cloverland members have had the responsibility to vote for a member to represent them on the board of directors. Three of the nine seats are up for election each year.

District A candidates are: Andy Brown, St. Ignace; Joseph Durm, St. Ignace; Gerald Nettleton, DeTour Village and Susan Rutledge, Hessel.

District B candidates are: Raymond Johnson, Eckerman; Charles Litzner, Sault Ste. Marie and Jason Oberle, Sault Ste. Marie.

District C candidates are: Wayne Hellerstedt, Germfask; Allan Ott, Manistique; Ron Provo, Manistique and Isaac Swisher, Manistique.

Members will receive a ballot in the mail the first week of May and have until May 31 to return the marked ballot in the provided envelope to the counting firm in Minnesota. Results will be announced at the Annual Meeting of Members on June 7. More information will be presented in the May issue of Cloverland Connections Magazine received by members the first week of May.

*** SCAM ALERT ***

(2/28 @ 3:05 p.m.) Cloverland is receiving calls that phone scammers are at it again calling members and threatening to disconnect the power by noon if they do not pay up immediately. This is a scam. DO NOT PROVIDE ANY ACCOUNT INFORMATION TO THE CALLER. Please notify your employees, friends and neighbors that this scam… Continue Reading

Cloverland Receives Refund: Still Facing Potential Costs

Cloverland Electric has received word that it will receive a refund of approximately $550,000 of the $20 million that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently determined that Wisconsin Energy over collected in operating the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette. Cloverland has been protesting the costs since 2014 when it was announced that upper… Continue Reading

Cloverland Pleased with FERC Announcement

Cloverland Electric Cooperative is reviewing the 69-page order issued October 19 by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) affirming in part and reversing in part an initial decision issued by a FERC Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) on July 25, 2016. According to the order, FERC agreed with the ALJ that a portion of the charges… Continue Reading

Cloverland Electric and Heritage Wind Farm in Garden, MI

Some confusing information is circulating about Cloverland Electric’s association with the Heritage Wind Farm and solar facility in the Garden Peninsula.  This is the text of the letter to the editor of the Pioneer Tribune from Cloverland’s President and CEO Dan Dasho on this matter.  September 28, 2017 Dear Pioneer Tribune Editor: Cloverland Electric has… Continue Reading

July 21 board minutes posted

At its August meeting, the board approved the July minutes. These can be found under the Board info tab of this website. The board also decided to print the full PDF document in the Cloverland Connections magazine. Each issue will have two months of approved minutes.  Continue Reading

Board Elects Officers

Cloverland’s Board of Directors elected Virgil Monroe, Manistique, as the Chairperson; Ron Provo, Manistique, as the Vice Chairperson, and Charles Litzner, Sault Saint Marie, as the Secretary/Treasurer. The Board held their annual meeting Friday, June 23 prior to their monthly meeting.  Continue Reading

2017 Board Election Results Announced

Cloverland Electric Cooperative announced the results of the director elections at its Annual Meeting of the Members on the evening of June 8 at the Dafter Township Hall. Cloverland is a democratically-controlled, not-for-profit electric co-op that is governed by nine directors elected by and from the members of their respective districts to serve a three-year… Continue Reading