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Our commitment to Touchstone Energy® means our employees work and live among the members they serve and that is extremely important in the name of service to the customer.

Mille Lacs Energy has the core values that consumers have long associated with cooperatives:


Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative and its employees are part of our communities. MLEC belongs to local chambers of commerce and area organizations. We care about our environment and show it by leading Green Touch activities and cleaning roadsides.

The employees of MLEC are involved in civic organizations, churches and recreational clubs.

Rounding Up of Members' Bills for Community CausesOperation Round Up

Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative members participating in the Operation Round Up® program provide dollars for worthwhile organizations and projects such as: Food Shelves, Habitat for Humanity projects, Little League, Dollars for Scholars, Fire and Rescue squads, school projects, youth programs, crisis centers, historical society needs, and many more.


Relay for Life event Relay For Life - Thanks to the dedication of volunteers for over 100 years and the fundraising efforts through events such as Relay For Life, two out of three people today are surviving cancer.


Each year, Mille Lacs Energy supports the Relay for Life. Watch for information on the location and date in 2019.


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