Ohio Cooperative Living

Trophy Collection: Buckeye Big Buck Club

Merrill Gilfillan, founder of the Buckeye Big Buck Club It was 1977, and as a young state wildlife officer, I had just been assigned to duty in Morrow County in north-central Ohio. Also living in the...

In the DogHouse

Hotel in a brewery? At BrewDog, it makes perfect sense. (Photo courtesy of BrewDog.) It wasn't too long ago that the area along Gender Road, south of Route 33 near the Franklin-Fairfield county line, was...

Co-op Spotlight: Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative

Germany-based Grob Systems, served by Hancock-Wood, Grob makes machines and automation for the automotive, aerospace, medical, and die/mold industries. Serving more than 11,000 members in portions of 10...

Rural-to-suburban shift brings changes to electric co-ops

Suburban Columbus' growth is bringing changes to the electric co-ops that serve it. (Photo by Mike Cairns.) Since electric co-ops were first established during the 1930s, they have served mainly rural...

2020 vision: Another year of progress ahead

Pat O'Loughlin, president & CEO of Ohio's Electric Cooperatives Ohio's electric cooperatives are looking forward to another year of progress in 2020 toward our goal of providing you with safe,...

Tried and true recipes

Chicken à la King Revisit some classic dishes that were mainstays on meal plans of...

Healing inside

Horizon Prison Initiative promotes growth and community-building among those who are incarcerated, like Silas Galdamez, right. Marcus Freed climbs the steps to London Correctional Institution, a...

Are we there yet? A Youth Tour journey

Olivia Velasquez delivers her powerful speech to the delegates of the NRECA annual meeting — an experience that helped propel her to attend Harvard University. Olivia Velasquez grew up in Gilboa, a tiny,...

Snowshoeing: Winter’s walk

Snowshoeing is fun, easy to learn — and good for you. If you think of snowshoes as those tennis-racket-looking things strapped to your feet, like in those 1960s adventure movies, you might want to give...

Is this the year to get a live Christmas tree?

Jim Lutz poses with his twin sons, Justin (left) and Johnny, in front of the family Christmas tree, circa 1990. Linda Lutz says the family enjoyed planting their live trees after the holidays, but they had to...