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NEWS AND EVENTS

Dan Bodette Joins MEC Board

Dan Bodette Joins MEC Board

We’re pleased to introduce Dan Bodette of Wauseon, Ohio as the newest member of the MEC Board of Directors. Dan represents District 9, which covers Dover, Fairfield, Hudson, Madison, Medina, Ogden, Palmyra, Riga, Seneca and southern portions of Blissfield and...

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Beware and Be Aware of Electric Lines

Beware and Be Aware of Electric Lines

Five years ago this month, I used this column to share the circumstances that led to a tragic electrical contact in the days leading up to the 2014 Memorial Day weekend. My message was to beware of and be aware around electricity. My message this month: beware and be...

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MDARD Launches Online Farmer Resource Portal

We know this year’s extreme weather circumstances are creating devastating impacts on our farmers and the greater agricultural community. You are a critical part of our regional landscape, and we share your distress about the harsh reality of this unusual season. The...

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Giving Back in Paw Paw

Giving Back in Paw Paw

June marks a significant milestone in our quest to bring high speed fiber internet to rural southwest Michigan. We’ve reached 10,000 customers and to celebrate, we have donated $10,000 (with partnership support from Wolverine Power Cooperative) to the internet zones...

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Giving Back in Portage

Giving Back in Portage

June marks a significant milestone in our quest to bring high speed fiber internet to rural southwest Michigan. We’ve reached 10,000 customers and to celebrate, we have donated $10,000 (with partnership support from Wolverine Power Cooperative) to the internet zones...

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Giving Back in Hartford

Giving Back in Hartford

June marks a significant milestone in our quest to bring high speed fiber internet to rural southwest Michigan. We’ve reached 10,000 customers and to celebrate, we have donated $10,000 (with partnership support from Wolverine Power Cooperative)  to the internet zones...

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Giving back in Constantine and White Pigeon

Giving back in Constantine and White Pigeon

June marks a significant milestone in our quest to bring high speed fiber internet to rural southwest Michigan. We’ve reached 10,000 customers and to celebrate, we have donated $10,000, with partnership support from Wolverine Power Cooperative, to the communities that...

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Local Students Tour Washington, DC

Local Students Tour Washington, DC

Two high school students whose families are Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC) electric customers explored Washington, D.C. June 16-20 as two of Michigan’s delegates to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth Tour. Mikayla Copley, daughter...

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Jacob Taylor, 2019 High School Scholarship Winner

Jacob Taylor, 2019 High School Scholarship Winner

Each winter, we invite high school seniors whose households receive service from MEC to apply for one of four $1,000 college scholarships. Awards are based on a video essay as well as academic performance, extra-curricular activities, community involvement, employment...

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