Count on the co-op to warm you up

West River Electric Association

A photo Jim Eppard took while waiting out the storm.

Winter is coming to its end. Slowly. It’s getting there.

In South Dakota, winter started in a big way back in October. A horrible, early storm dumped inches and inches of snow, clogging up highways, bringing down power lines, and killing lots of cattle.

Many people were stranded in their cars. The Eppards (Jim, LouAnn and Hannah) were rescued in dramatic fashion by lineworkers from West River Electric Association.

Read the story in the January-February 2014 issue of Basin Today Magazine: Count on the co-op to warm you up

The Eppards

Hannah, Jim and LouAnn Eppard, at West River Electric Association to ride out the storm.

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