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For more than 76 years, Jump River Electric Cooperative has been providing quality, reliable electrical service, as well as offering you a variety of services, including appliance sales and service; electric heat, water heater, and load management options; Exede Internet; and home and office surge protection, just to name a few.  We are about and for the PEOPLE.  Working together, our homes, our businesses and our lives are enhanced through Jump River Electric.  Call for details at (715) 532-5524, e-mail us at or click on one of the buttons to the left or below for more information on JREC.  Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Ladysmith and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hayward outpost (now at its new location on County Hwy B).

Watts New at JREC? 

  • District 5 Director Vacancy - Click here for the letter mailed November 2 to members in District 5, which is comprised of Atlanta, Big Bend, Grant, Murry, Stubbs, Thornapple, Washington, Wilkinson, and Wilson townships in Rusk County; and Doyle township in Barron County.  Members interested in serving as a director and live in this district are encourage to send their resume and letter of application to the Cooperative and to the attention of Ed Wollwert, Board President.  Again see the above link for complete details.

  • Applications are now being taken for an immediate opening for a full-time Member Service Representative II at the Hayward Branch office.  Successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, clerical and customer service function; such as, answering phone, initiating service orders, appliance and Internet sales, letter writing, and balancing daily cash.  This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus a college degree/certificate in Administrative Assistant, Accounting, or business related field.  In lieu of college degree/certificate, five continuous full-time years of work experience in administrative, accounting, member service fields may be considered.  Applicant must be proficient in Windows based software and keyboarding.  Completed Cooperative applications, click here for a job application, and resume should be submitted to the Ladysmith Cooperative office by November 30, 2015.  JREC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

  • Thank you to those who attended our Member Appreciation Days and Annual Meeting held in October.  Click here for a full list of prize winners from this three-day event.

  • Click here to read more on what is happening with the rights-of-way on Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Lands.

  • Satellite Internet SPECIAL AVAILABLE.  Think about your life and how it could be if you had an Internet connection that was suddenly FAST!  You could have snappier web browsing, share more photos with friends and family, and even watch your favorite video.  Jump River Electric Cooperative is about to change everything you think about broadband via satellite with exedeSM by ViaSat. Receive up to 12 Mbps download speeds and up to 3 Mbps upload speeds.  Click on the internet Rates & Service Area link to find out more about this service and the special offer we currently have going on.

  • Myths vs. Facts:  The Truth about Advanced Meters.  Click here to read more about how JREC is working hard to replace our current Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) meters to Radio Frequency (RF) meters to better serve you.

  • On-line Billing & Payment is here with Now you can pay your bill on-line with a credit/debit card, choose paperless billing, view your billing on-line, sign up for direct bill payment, and sign-up for recurring payment with a credit/debit card, just click here!  If you would like to pay your bill each month through a checking or savings account, sign up for our automatic payment plan today. Click here to print out a checking/savings account automatic payment plan sign-up form.

  • WE MAY BE LOOKING FOR YOU.  A full list of members and non-members who have outstanding capital credits checks can be found by clicking here!.  If you know the current contact information for any of those on this list, please call our office at 715-532-5524.

  • SAFETY TIPS click here!

  • $7,500 in SCHOLARSHIP opportunities now available to JREC members. Click here or on the products/services link to find out if you qualify and how you can apply for one of the many scholarships we have available.

  • AFTER-HOURS EMERGENCY SERVICE please call 866-273-5111.  For fastest service during normal working hours, please contact the Ladysmith or Hayward office directly.  Contact Ladysmith at 715-532-5524 or Hayward at 715-634-4575.

  •   Saving with the Stimulus  The economic stimulus package has become a fact!  You can save big on your energy bill, while improving the environment.  More details are available at

  •   New!  A Free Home and Commercial Energy Resource is now available to members.  Subscribe today and receive a newsletter and find ways to lower your energy bills; discover ways to green your lifestyle and improve the environment; use online calculators to determine how much energy you're using and even get a chance to Ask the Expert.  Members can also subscribe to a free newsletter.  Sign up today for Jump River Electric Cooperative Questline - a resource for Commercial/Industrial and Residential Members.  Click here for more information or on the Questline link to the left.

  •   Don't Blow It In A Storm.  Safe Electricity has prepared a Severe Storm Preparedness Kit Check List to help you prepare for a storm during any season.  Click here for this checklist.

  •   Many members have been asking us about SPACE HEATERS.  Click here for more information.

  •  Are you rushing to finish those Landscaping projects before winter?  Look ahead at what you will want to consider if you plan on landscaping around power lines. Click here.

  • Interested in working for JREC, click here for a job application.

  •   JREC is an equal opportunity provider and employer.