Christmas Weekend Outage Update

Happy New Year Arrowhead Cooperative members and subscribers! As many of you are aware, the final week of December was a stormy one for your cooperative. Starting the morning of Friday, December 23, Arrowhead Cooperative service territory experienced sustained winds of around 30 mph and gusts recorded as high as 74 mph. These dangerous winds lasted just over 48 hours … Read More


The Arrowhead Cooperative Board of Directors is asking the Cooperative’s members to approve proposed amendments to the Cooperative’s Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws. As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, Arrowhead Cooperative is governed by a series of documents, including Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, that were first established when the Cooperative was founded in 1953. These documents provide a framework for … Read More

Arrowhead Cooperative included in the FCC RDOF funding announcement

FCC MAKES AVAILABLE OVER $163 MILLION FOR BROADBAND IN 21 STATES,THROUGH THE RURAL DIGITAL OPPORTUNITY FUND PROGRAM WASHINGTON, October 7, 2021—The FCC today announced that it is ready to authorize $163,895,636 to 42 providers in the second round of funding for new broadband deployments through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The Commission is also continuing its work to refocus the … Read More


SEND US YOUR BEST SHOTS! Arrowhead Cooperative now accepting photo submissions for 2022 Calendar Contest. We invite our members to share their most beautiful, engaging, and fun photos for the chance to appear in our 2022 calendar! Submissions are accepted until October 1, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. Please email your photos to containing “Photo Contest” in the subject.  Photo Guidelines: We … Read More


According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fire danger is Extreme in Cook County and specifically along the Gunflint Trail.  BURNING BAN We want to first remind our members that there is a county-wide open fire burning ban in place. Any open burning including recreational fires or campfires are strictly prohibited. Campers must take note that in the backcountry, … Read More

Annual Meeting Recap

Member-owners of Arrowhead Cooperative gathered for the Annual Meeting of the Cooperative on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The meeting was held outside on the ISD 166 Football field for the first time and beautiful weather and a great turn out made the event a success. During the meeting, CEO John Twiest presented highlights from both the 2019 and 2020 financial … Read More

Press Release

The heat wave we are experiencing has prompted the operator of the electric transmission system in our region to issue a maximum generation emergency event. Arrowhead Electric is asking its members to conserve electricity. Please cut back energy use until 10 p.m. today. Your cooperation is appreciated. Energy-saving suggestions include:⦁ Postponing use of appliances such as washers, dryers and dishwashers … Read More

Arrowhead Cooperative Looks to Expand Broadband Service

Back in 2009 Arrowhead Cooperative applied for grant funding from the federal government to build broadband in Cook County. After receiving a $16.1 million package of grants and loans, and with a contribution of $4 million from Cook County, the Cooperative built a state-of-the-art fiber-to-the-home network throughout the existing service area. Since 2013 Arrowhead Broadband has been providing high speed … Read More