Prouty Retires After 45 Years with VEC


The longest working Verendrye Electric employee is hanging up his hardhat after 45 years of dedicated service to the cooperative. Bob Prouty started at Verendrye on September 7, 1971 as an apprentice lineman in Velva.

Bob spent most all of his years at the outpost in Harvey where he transferred to in 1977 and was promoted to Harvey outpost area foreman in August of 2002.

Annual Meeting June 8th

Annual Meeting is June 8

Verendrye Electric’s 78th Annual Meeting will be Thursday, June 8th in the State Fair Center in Minot.

Registration begins at 4 p.m. and a free meal featuring meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy with all the fixings and ice cream, will be served from 4:30 to 6:30. If you want to come a little earlier to learn about issues affecting your cooperative, join us for a coffee and cookie reception at 3:30 to learn about the Action Committee for Rural Electrification.