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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.  

Linemen performing meter change outs

*MCEC Meter Replacement Project* In 2020, MCEC is replacing all electric meters. The technology used to remotely read meters is changing, thus requiring all meters to be replaced. If power needs to be disconnected to replace your meter, a lineman will attempt to notify you in advance by ringing the doorbell and/or knocking on your […]

Attention Teachers and School Administrators!!!

MCEC is again offering 15 – $500 grants to area schools needing funding for worthy projects. On our homepage at the top, click “Member Services” and then select “Downloads”. The school grant documents are near the bottom of the page.   Deadline for applications is November 6th, 2020.    

MCEC donates to area Emergency Management Agencies

Your cooperative recently donated $1,000 each to the Monroe, Randolph and St. Clair county EMA organizations. We appreciate all that the agencies do working to protect the lives and property of our county before a disaster happens and help reduce human suffering after a disaster strikes. Shown in picture are left to right: Mike Hoelscher, […]

Annual Meeting rescheduled for November 14, 2020

Our Annual Meeting of Members, which was postponed in June because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, November 14th here at the cooperative headquarters. Because of restrictions handed down from Gov. Pritkzer’s office, we are in a “wait and see” mode as to how we will conduct the meeting. Stay tuned […]