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Midwest is 2016 Innovation Award Winner

Calix, a leading global provider of broadband communications access systems and software, honored Midwest Energy Cooperative with the 2016 Innovation Award last week at their [...]

By | November 3, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Connected Seniors addresses Pinterest 101

Midwest Connections, in partnership with the Cass County Council on Aging (COA), is hosting a Connected Seniors educational session on Friday, Nov. 18 in the [...]

By | November 2, 2016|Community, Fiber Internet, News|0 Comments

The Times They Are A Changin’

I grew up in the musical era of Bob Dylan, and still enjoy his unique style and sound. He was an iconic spokesman for my [...]

By | November 2, 2016|Country Lines, Views|0 Comments

Green light campaign supports local veterans

Team Midwest is joining the national effort, launched by Walmart, to show support to our veterans with the green light campaign. Beginning this week and [...]

By | October 27, 2016|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Landscape is Changing as New Headquarters Takes Shape

Buckle up for the latest flyover of our new headquarters construction at the intersection of M60 and Decatur Road.

By | October 24, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Bundle appointed to Midwest Energy Cooperative Board

At the August meeting of the Midwest Energy Cooperative Board of Directors, Gerry Bundle of Cassopolis was appointed to fill the District 7 seat left [...]

By | October 10, 2016|News|0 Comments

Closing the Digital Divide in Rural America

CoBank is a national cooperative serving industries across rural America, and is one of Midwest’s banking partners. They are shining a light through a national [...]

By | October 10, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Midwest Propane supports local cancer care

Midwest Propane servicemen prepared customers for the coming heating season by delivering nearly 398,463 gallons of gas in August. But they delivered more than just [...]

By | October 4, 2016|Community, News, Propane|0 Comments

Celebrating history and looking to the future

We are a people who like a good celebration, and nothing is off limits for a little recognition. Here are just a few of this [...]

By | October 4, 2016|Country Lines, Fiber Internet, Utility of the Future, Views|0 Comments

What a Difference a Week Makes

Months of site prep, planning, design and engineering culminated in a week of excitement as our two-story Utility of the Future office building took shape at the intersection of Decatur Road and M60.

By | September 21, 2016|News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Strengthening Schools grant applications available

Midwest Energy Cooperative is now accepting applications for the 2017 Strengthening Schools Grant program. In January, grants totaling just over $30,000 were awarded to 17 [...]

By | September 12, 2016|Community, Cooperative Difference, News|0 Comments

Test drive fiber internet at Sept. 22 community open house

Midwest Connections, a service of Midwest Energy Cooperative, will host an open house on Thursday, Sept. 22 to give co-op members an opportunity to test [...]

By | September 7, 2016|Fiber Internet, News|0 Comments

Midwest Connections presenting Connecting Families with Facebook at COA

Midwest Connections, in partnership with the Cass County Council on Aging (COA), is hosting a Connected Seniors educational session on Wednesday, Sept. 21 in the [...]

By | September 7, 2016|Community, Fiber Internet, News|0 Comments

Carey, Cassopolis

I LOVE my internet.  The stress from data overages is long gone, no more having to tell the kids to not use internet for a [...]

By | September 6, 2016|Fiber Internet, News, Utility of the Future|0 Comments

Beverage Straws and High-Speed Internet

Inspiration sometimes comes in odd packages. Today mine is a beverage straw/stir stick. I’ve always been a little perplexed by this seemingly useless piece of [...]

By | September 6, 2016|Country Lines, Fiber Internet, Utility of the Future, Views|0 Comments