CCEC congratulates new journeymen

At CCEC’s company-wide employee information meetings in March, lineworkers Joey Strauss and Blake Hoover were recognized for obtaining journeyman status. Strauss and Hoover were required to complete 8,000 hours of on-the-job training, complete the lineworker certification program, and obtain approval from the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee.

A Retirement Well-Earned

It was 1964. Lyndon B. Johnson was president of the United States, The Beatles were invading American airwaves, and military tensions were mounting in East Asia. While events around the globe were making a mark on history, a young man was just beginning a career at a rural electric cooperative in southeastern North Dakota. He had no idea what was in store for him, nor of the hundreds of lives he would impact.