July 2016

Rep Hammond Receives Public Service Award

At the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives’ annual meeting in Springfield on July 28, State Representative Norine Hammond  (R- Macomb, 93rd House District) received the 2016 Illinois Electric Cooperatives Public Service Award. The award was made in recognition of Rep. Hammond’s dedicated public service to all citizens of the state of Illinois and for outstanding […]

Annual Right-of-Way Maintenance

Several years ago McDonough Power Cooperative initiated a significant vegetation management program to control vegetation under and around its electrical equipment. This program includes cutting, trimming and spraying of vegetation that will interfere with electric service. The program is on-going and necessary to deliver safe, low cost and reliable electricity to homes and businesses. Since […]

Local Students Visit D.C. – Youth to Washington Tour

Grace Bartlett of Rushville-Industry High School and Allison Jackson of Macomb High School represented McDonough Power Cooperative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 10-17. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction to our democratic form of government and cooperatives […]