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Okeson reelected to Minnkota Co-op board

Russell Okeson of Detroit Lakes has been elected chairman of the Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. board of directors.

The action came at the generation and transmission cooperative's annual meeting held in April.

Okeson represents Wild Rice Electric Cooperative, Mahnomen on the 11-member Minnkota board.

Minnkota provides electricity generation and transmission services to Wild Rice Electric Cooperative and ten other distribution cooperatives in North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.