Matt Konze has been hired as an apprentice lineman with the construction crew. A lineman for seven years, Matt previously worked at Strata, AW Power as a foreman and at East Grand Forks Water and Light. An East Grand Forks native, Matt and wife, Danica, have a daughter, Amelia, and are expecting a baby boy in September. In his spare time, he enjoys being outdoors, going to the lake, hunting and fishing.
Jolene Landis has been hired as warehouse person. Joleen’s duties include receiving and distributing construction materials, assisting with work orders, maintenance of reclosers and maintenance of buildings and grounds. A Larimore, N.D., native, Joleen previously worked at Landis Enterprises, Inc., running heavy equipment and doing bookkeeping. She also co-owned the Larimore Flower and Gift Shop for nine years with her husband, Jay. Joleen and Jay have three kids and three grandkids. Her hobbies include going to the lake, fishing and hanging out with family and friends.