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NEWS AND EVENTS

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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Helping Out in Adrian

We've been busy in Adrian these last couple of weeks helping our neighbors improve their lives. On Feb. 22, we gave high school students from the Britton Deerfield School District, Morenci Area Schools and Riverside Academy a lesson in real-life financial management...

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Opportunity Abounds With Fiber Internet Expansion

Opportunity Abounds With Fiber Internet Expansion

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” As I think back over our five years in the fiber internet business, I realize there was a lot we didn’t know when we jumped in. Much of it was technical and operational stuff that we learned on...

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Tech Talk: The Best Online Backup Services

Tech Talk: The Best Online Backup Services

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think about backing up your data until it’s too late, like after a computer crashes or you lose data in some other way. But with cloud backup services, there’s no reason to lose data again. How do cloud backup services...

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February 2019 Fiber Internet Construction Update

Mother Nature finally caught up with us and we had to stop our underground service drop work for the winter. This doesn’t bring all activity to a screeching halt, but does mean we have to “temp” some of the drop construction to your home. If you see the line crossing...

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Nature and Wi-Fi at Lakeside Melodies Resort

Nature and Wi-Fi at Lakeside Melodies Resort

Tucked away along the shore of Little Pleasant Lake outside of Three Rivers sits the Lakeside Melodies Resort, a quiet little collection of cottages that provides the perfect setting for boating, fishing, biking, hiking and more. Owners Bill and Carla purchased the...

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