The New Ulm Public Utilities Commission is celebrating the 25th anniversary of Public Power Week with a special open house this (THU) afternoon. The event takes place from 3 to 6:30pm in the new Electric Distribution building at 211 Third North Street. The public is invited to visit with utility staff and enjoy free food and beverages. KNUJ will be broadcasting from the event as well. The New Ulm PUC was created in 1903, and employs a total of 85 people. It serves approximately 6,000 residential customers, 1,000 commercial customers, and 7 industrial customers.