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2017 Scholar of the Year Banquet

Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota honored some of the area’s most impressive high school seniors Saturday, April 29, during the 15th annual Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Year banquet and recognition on the campus of…

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Energy Tips for May

The days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer, flowers are in bloom and our energy-saving tips for May are here! 1. Reverse course. In the summer, set your ceiling fan to turn counterclockwise. This will pull warm…

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5 Safety Tips for Spring Projects

Spring is in the air! Are you planning any outdoor projects? Landscaping, installing a mailbox or fence, or building a deck are some of the popular plans for homeowners each year. Make sure to call 811 a few days before…

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#ThankALineman

When we turn on the lights or start the dishwasher, we rarely think about all the hard work that goes into delivering the energy to our home. On April 10th, electric cooperatives across the country honored the men and women…

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

Construction season is upon us! Even though work zones can result in delays and frustration, it is important to remember to drive safely through the zone! National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 3-7 and this year’s theme is, “Work…

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Get With the Program

Heating or cooling your home accounts for more than half of your annual home energy use! Wouldn’t it be nice to find a way to reduce your energy bill and be more efficient? You can easily control the temperature of…

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What does daylight saving time have to do with energy?

Don’t forget to spring ahead this weekend! In 2007, the Energy Policy Act added four weeks to daylight saving time by changing the dates. Most of the United States observes daylight saving time on the second Sunday of March and…

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Don't Fall For Scammers!

Don't Fall For Scammers! More than likely, you have been the target of a scam at some point. You may have received a suspicious email or phone call asking for confidential information such as your banking number. Phone scammers are…

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5 Reasons to Buy an Electric Water Heater

Most homeowners do not spend much time thinking about their water heater, unless it is malfunctioning. However, your water heater is a very important appliance in your home! You can thank your water heater every time you take a hot…

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Winter Storm Safety

Don’t put away the snow blower and boots yet! After the unseasonably warm weather this week it is hard to believe we are in the path of a winter storm. Heavy snow and ice can lead to downed power lines…