Providing quality service for our Member-Owners

Office lobby to remain closed

The cooperative office lobby will remain closed to the public until the governor lifts all state restrictions for building occupations. Office personnel are available by phone at 939-7171 or 1-800-757-7433, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.  

Late delivery on Co-op Echoes newsletter

Because of USPS backlogs, your Nov/Dec issue of the Co-op Echoes may just be arriving. It features the REDLG loan to the Maeys Creek Pumping District, planned tree trimming/spraying schedule for 2021 and contribution to the local Human Support Services.

Willard Wiggers passes – Longtime Member Service Director

We are sad to announce that longtime Member Services Director, Willard Wiggers has passed away. Willard died on Tuesday, January 12th. He was hired in 1970, faithfully serving for 28 years until his retirement in 1998. Willard spent his work time helping members manage their electric usage, promoting energy efficiency, handling the cooperative publications and […]

Youth to Washington contest cancelled because of COVID

The annual Youth to Washington contest has been called off this year because of the pandemic. We had hoped that things would have worked out better by this time, but because of safety concerns, the event has been cancelled for 2021.

IEC $2,000 Memorial scholarships

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Co-op Connections Discount card coming!!!

New Co-op Connection Discount cards will be arriving with your December Illinois Country Living magazine. Present this card to the many local and national businesses for great deals and discounts. Create an account on-line and you can find great deals from your smartphone or computer.  Just go to You can also click on it […]

Ross Mueller, long time board member is retiring – Jeff Hoffmann is appointed to replace him.

At the recent November board meeting, it was announced that Ross Mueller, long time board member is retiring effective immediately. Ross has served for 27 years on the MCEC board of directors. Jeff Hoffmann of Waterloo has been appointed to replace him.

IEC $2,000 Memorial scholarships

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School grant deadline extended – Nov. 20th.

The deadline for the 2020/2021 school grant program has been extended to Friday, November 20th. Please mail your grant proposals to P.O. Box 128, Waterloo or email to  

2020 Annual Meeting of Members Canceled

Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, we are canceling the 2020 Annual Meeting of Members that was announced to be rescheduled in November.