Southeastern Electric Coop saw an increase in service connections

MARION, S.D.(WNAX)- Southeastern Electric Cooperative based in Marion saw a jump in new service connections last year.

Manager Brad Schardin says they added almost eleven hundred new customers.

Schardin says they also had quite a few new connections and expansion in ag operations.

Schardin says with new services added, they have to constantly monitor their base structure.

Southeastern has about nineteen thousand customers in an area from west of Parkston to north of Yankton to areas around Sioux Falls.