October 2018

A new perspective on life

It was a hot, humid July day in 2015. As usual, Gerry and Denice Kinney reported for work at Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative (WWCEC). Gerry was a lineman, and Denice worked in the records department. Around 10 a.m., Denice received a call from a friend who told her a lineman had been injured. Her heart […]


Issue Contents

A new perspective on life

It was a hot, humid July day in 2015. As usual, Gerry and Denice Kinney reported for work at Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative (WWCEC). Gerry was a lineman, and Denice worked in the records department. Around 10 a.m., Denice received a call from a friend who told her a lineman had been injured. Her heart […]

Growing hope in the heartland

The statistics are daunting. Once considered a land of opportunity, Illinois is losing population at a record rate. People are leaving in search of jobs, lower taxes and a better quality of life. According to the Illinois Census Bureau, from July 2016 to July 2017, 83 of 102 Illinois counties lost population, primarily in the […]