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NEWS AND EVENTS

Introducing Website Compass

Introducing Website Compass

We recently partnered with Website Compass, a digital magazine for all things internet, that provides useful tips about online security, social media, mobile apps, and more. It's free to MEC customers and you can find the latest issue of the magazine on...

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Tips for Planting Trees

Tips for Planting Trees

Now is the time for spring planting, weeding and general landscaping. If planting trees is on your to-do list, please keep these considerations in mind when deciding where to add trees and shrubs on your property. Make sure you are aware of where utility...

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It Takes A Team To Accomplish Great Things

It Takes A Team To Accomplish Great Things

In March I was extremely honored and humbled to receive the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s President’s Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions to improving the quality of life in rural America. I’ve spent my...

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Strengthening Schools Grant Application Available

Strengthening Schools Grant Application Available

Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC) is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 Strengthening Schools Grant program. In January, 37 grants totaling $30,000 were awarded to public schools across the co-op service territory. Grants are funded through MEC’s...

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April 2019 Fiber Internet Construction Update

Welcome to Q2 2019. That brings all of you in our 2019 construction one quarter closer to living the dream of fiber internet. Here is the update on our 2019 construction: Hartford/Covert: Drop construction is now underway, and drop splicing begins this quarter. Better...

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Tech Talk: Parental Controls and Your Kids

Tech Talk: Parental Controls and Your Kids

Parenting is a beautiful and rewarding experience, but is also just plain hard. Navigating parenthood in a connected world presents challenges that didn’t previously exist. How do you keep your children safe online? How do you make sure they aren’t watching shows that...

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Meet Rylie

Meet Rylie

From our operations crew in the field to our support staff in our offices, our employees help create vibrant, relevant, sustainable communities every day, and many of them also call these communities home. In 2019, we are taking you behind the lines to...

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Rising To The Occasion

Rising To The Occasion

I just want to take a minute to brag a little. It’s my column, so I reserve the right to use it any way I want. As I write this on a frigid Monday morning in late February, our electric crews and several contract crews are braving the bitter cold (it’s 14 degrees with...

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Tech Talk: Study Smarter With Online Resources

Tech Talk: Study Smarter With Online Resources

Today’s students have access to a vast universe of valuable online resources to support their education and assist with their studies. Here are just a few excellent sites to help your student study smarter: GoConqr. Many of us remember the tedious process of using...

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Hance Wins NRECA President’s Award

Hance Wins NRECA President’s Award

Bob Hance, president and CEO of Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC), was recognized this week as the recipient of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) President’s Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding...

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