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  • From children’s toys to Apple iPhones, some of the most common holiday gifts are expected to be in short supply this season. Which means cyber criminals will be hard at work on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, trying to entice desperate customers to cut corners on cyber security to buy that hard-to-…
  • Your mornings are about to get a little brighter! Unfortunately, that also means your evenings will be a bit darker. That’s right, Daylight Saving Time is coming to an end. At exactly 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, our clocks will fall back one hour to 1 a.m., which means you’ll have an extra hour of…
  • For many of us, the best holiday memories revolve around food. The sweet aroma of gingerbread cookies in the oven, the savory scent of a roasting turkey — those smells can transport us back in time. It might be a childhood memory of baking with Grandma on a snowy winter day or more recent memories…
  • Forget ghosts and goblins this Halloween season. The actual terror may be lurking in your home. Unfortunately, when cold weather arrives, your home can become an energy vampire, sucking power and draining the contents of your wallet. Before you reach for the garlic or wooden stakes, never fear.…

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  • Two employees in Ozark, Arkansas, recently completed Leadership Franklin County, earning extra kudos from their classmates. Tom is an operational division manager and Keith is operations supervisor. They graduated from the program May 26. Based at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus, Leadership…
  • 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,…

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