Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:27 AM CDT
Rain
Temperature
61°F
Dew Point
57°F
Humidity
88%
Wind
NW at 12 mph
Barometer
29.70 in. F
Visibility
3.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:41 a.m.
Sunset
06:58 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 69 to 62 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 10 miles per hour from the northwest. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
7-Day Forecast
Saturday
69°F / 55°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
62°F / 42°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
66°F / 42°F
Sunny
Tuesday
68°F / 47°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
67°F / 47°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
70°F / 50°F
Sunny
Friday
72°F / 51°F
Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:27 AM CDT
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 69 to a low of 55 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 13 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 61 to 56 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Sunday...Temperatures will range from a high of 62 to a low of 42 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 11 and 15 miles per hour from the northnorthwest. 0.31 inches of rain are expected.

Cooperative leaders share success stories in DC

May 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Cooperative Network, joining 150 cooperative leaders from across the country, met Friday (May 4) with senior White House officials, including White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, to convey the importance of co-ops to the nation's economy.

"Wisconsin and Minnesota cooperatives continue to stand strong when other forms of business crumble around them," said Bill Oemichen, Cooperative Network president and CEO. "Cooperatives grow local economies, promote community development, and offer services and solutions because of their group buying power."

The event began with a briefing by senior Obama Administration officials followed by breakout sessions where cooperative leaders met with members of the Administration to discuss small business development, job creation, innovative agriculture programs and financial cooperatives.

According to a study by the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, 3.4 million cooperative members in Minnesota rely on approximately 1,000 co-ops to market and supply agricultural products as well as to provide credit, financing, electricity, transportation, health care, food, housing, insurance, and many other products and services.

Minnesota co-ops annually record about $34 billion in revenue and they employ approximately 46,000 Minnesota residents.

There are 2.7 million cooperative members in Wisconsin who rely on approximately 650 co-ops. Wisconsin co-ops annually record about $8.6 billion in revenue and they employ approximately 19,000 Wisconsin residents, paying nearly $780 million in wages and benefits each year.

Cooperative Network serves more than 600 member-cooperatives, owned by more than 6.1 million Minnesota and Wisconsin residents, by providing government relations, education, marketing, and technical services for a wide variety of cooperatives including farm supply, health, dairy marketing, consumer, financial, livestock marketing, telecommunications, electric, housing, insurance, worker-owned, and more. For more information about Cooperative Network, visit www.cooperativenetwork.coop.

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