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Trending now: Home improvement projects

Trending now: Home improvement projects

With ongoing pandemic concerns and expanded remote working options, many of us are not only spending more time at home, but we’re also considering a home office upgrade, creating a music room or enhancing an outdoor space. No matter what project is on tap, it’s essential to start with basic improvements that ensure your energy needs are met safely and efficiently.

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New contest shines the light on community volunteers

New contest shines the light on community volunteers

Iowa’s electric cooperatives are excited to announce a new statewide contest, which celebrates our cooperative commitment to community. Called Shine the Light, the contest will accept nominations in June and award three winners with a $1,500 check to their local charity or community organization.

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Manternach family history sparks gravestone restoration

Manternach family history sparks gravestone restoration

Five old limestone gravestones have recently been restored at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cascade. These stones mark the burial sites of members of the May family who died in 1874, and their restoration was arranged by Gene Manternach, an electric co-op director and a distant relation who felt a connection while researching his ancestry. 

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Energy Saving
Tip of the Week

Energy Saving | Tip of the Week

Keep your AC unit working well

A dirty filter causes your air conditioner to work harder than necessary. Remember to change your air filter every month (or every two months) to prevent dust buildup. 

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May Recipe
Submissions

May Recipe |Submissions

Delicious chicken recipes

This month, we're looking for our readers' best chicken recipes for our September issue. If we print your recipe, you'll receive a $25 bill credit from your Iowa electric co-op! 

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Enter our Monthly
Editor's Choice Contest

Enter our Monthly | Editor's Choice Contest

Win a 10 shade trees!

Shade trees can help lower summer energy bills. To help you get started, we’re giving 10 lucky electric co-op members 10 free shade trees up to a foot tall!

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