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Vernon Electric Cooperative Awards $356,086 No-Interest Loan To Coon Creek Fire Commission


August 17, 2022

Coon Creek Fire Commission Board Members from left to right: Bob Schultz, Alan Seelow, Dan Watson, Orlan Bakkum, Kyle Semke, Barb Muenzenberger, Karl Henrickson, Ray Williamson, Steve Pouloski, Craig Buros (Vernon Electric Co-op CEO), Dan Korn, Ken Phillips (Assistant Chief).

The Coon Creek Fire Commission, based in Coon Valley, has been awarded a $356,086 zero-percent loan from Vernon Electric Cooperative. The loan is to be used toward the funding of the Commission's new fire engine.

Vernon Electric received a Rural Economic Development Grant in the amount of $296,500 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations, including Vernon Electric.

Those USDA funds we...

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