Corn Belt honors longtime employees

HUMBOLDT — Ten employees of Corn Belt Power Cooperative, headquartered in Humboldt, were honored for service to the cooperative and received awards at a company event Jan. 7 in Fort Dodge.

Recognized were Jerry Moritz, system electrical superintendent, 45 years; Kevin Bornhoft, vice president, engineering and system operations, 35 years; Lance Tinken, meter technician, 30 years; Darwin Johnson, shift operator, 25 years; Kurt Olson, warehouse and fleet supervisor, 15 years; Steve DePauw, control operator, 10 years; Travis Hefty, line foreman, 10 years; Steve Smith, control operator, 10 years; Tyler Herrig, electronics technician, five years; and Ethan Miller, journeyman lineman, five years.

Corn Belt Power Cooperative, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, is a generation and transmission electric cooperative that provides power to nine distribution rural electric cooperatives and one municipal electric cooperative. These utilities provide power to farms, rural residences, small towns and commercial/industrial customers in 41 northern Iowa counties.