Telecommunications cooperatives were created to provide quality, affordable communications service in mostly rural areas. They have been pioneers in bringing broadband to Minnesota's and Wisconsin's underserved communities. All areas served by a telecommunications cooperative have access to broadband service. Cooperative Network members in this sector receive legislative and regulatory support from the broader cooperative community. The association also provides staff support and event planning for the Wisconsin Statewide Telephone Cooperative Association.
The Federated Youth Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship. The $2,000 award is open to a pre-law or law student who resides in Wisconsin and plans to specialize in cooperative law. Applications are due April 1, 2018 for the spring semester.2018 Charles Van Sickle Scholarship Application
MADISON, Wis. [November 30, 2017] – Cooperative Network, the statewide trade association for cooperatives in Wisconsin and Minnesota, has named Gary Weber as the organization’s Interim President & CEO. In this role, Weber will direct all activities of the two-state operations, working closely with cooperative directors, managers and employees. “Cooperative...