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  • A lot of us have spent the past few weeks in our yards planting flowers, trimming trees and wondering what to do when that cute baby bunny is big enough to raid the garden. After a long winter, prepping the yard for summer can feel more like play than work. All of our focus is outside, which is…
  •   Each year, millions of people around the world join on Earth Day, Aprill 22, to make a positive impact on our planet. But you don’t have to wait until Earth Day to make an impact. You can make a difference in your community and the world every day with these ideas.   1. Plant trees  …
  •   We are knee deep into the month of love. Stores have dedicated entire aisles to heart-shaped candy; flower shops are bursting with roses; and the romantics among us are dutifully planning the perfect Valentine’s Day date for their “schmoopies.” But love isn’t always romantic, right? Sometimes…
  • If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that changing our routines can be hard. We're creatures of habits, after all. That’s probably why New Year’s resolutions don’t stick for most people. Yet, each year people everywhere still make resolutions for the new year. You’ll be glad to know…

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  • Kelly Garcia, a single mother of two young children in Columbus, Nebraska, never thought she would be a homeowner. Kelly grew up in a trailer park and says she never had a stable “forever” home.  Soon, though, Kelly and her children will have a house to call their own – thanks in part to a team…
  • We are on a mission to be the safest utility in the country. We work toward this goal everyday by adopting a consistent focus on safety and incorporating regular trainings to keep our people safe.  The Technical Training and OQ Department recently teamed with the Damage Prevention Department to…
  • Like many rural states, Iowa faces a brain drain as graduates move out of their hometown communities seeking more opportunities. We are doing our part to help squelch the drain by exposing students to the opportunities available to them through the company.  Our team in Council Bluffs, Iowa,…
  • As the presenting sponsor at the Small Business Showcase held in April at The Grove at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve in Bentonville, our team interacted with community members by playing Rock Paper Scissors for chances to win a Razorback gift basket, including baseball tickets. The team also staffed…

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