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Service territory preservation

Posted on Jan 29 2015 in Grassroots

Under current state law, municipal electric utilities can take territory and consumers away from electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities after a municipal annexation, compromising the operations of cooperatives and raising expenses for the remaining members. By law, electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities must collaborate and agree to any changes in service territory. However, municipal governments… Continue reading.

Touch Control Faucet 4

‘No hands’ make light work

Posted on Jan 26 2015 in Energy Advice, Energy Now

My kitchen faucet has a very slow drip and the finish is worn. I want to replace it with one that is attractive and convenient to use. I often wash dishes by hand, so what is the most efficient design to purchase? Most people think of a kitchen faucet as just a simple valve to… Continue reading.

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Blending art and history

Posted on Dec 24 2014 in For Youth

The year 2016 is a special year for Indiana — our state marks its 200th birthday. To celebrate, the 2016 Cooperative Calendar of Student Art will blend Indiana history, culture, events or places in the monthly themes student artists are to depict. As in past years, each grade will be assigned a specific month to… Continue reading.

Deicing salts can harm your plants

Posted on Jan 26 2015 in Ask Rosie, Outdoors

Deicing salts can save your neck this winter, but they can spell disaster for landscape plants. Whether the salt is sprayed on the plants from passing traffic near the road or is shoveled onto plants near the sidewalk, the salt can cause damage. Salts can adversely affect plants in several ways. Salts deposited on the… Continue reading.

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Golden Boy

Posted on Jan 27 2015 in Willie's World

Just a touch of tarnish may be creeping into his brass-plated crown. And the roundness of his waistline is a sure indication that he’s a child of the ’50s — now into his 50s. But the twinkle in his eye, the smile on his face, the ever-present wave will never age — nor will his… Continue reading.

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