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    July 28, 2021 With summer in full swing, you’re probably using your refrigerator a lot; eating more cold foods, hosting barbecues, and grabbing a glass of ice water from the convenient dispenser in the fridge door. Up to 30 percent of energy and gas costs come from the kitchen, with the fridge making up a significant portion of those costs, so it’s worth doing a quick check to make sure it’s running as efficiently as possible.  Note, if your refrigerator is more than 15 years old, it might be time to think about replacing it. Appliances tend to grow less efficient as they age....
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    5 Great Reasons to Have a Landline

    July 28, 2021 Everyone doesn’t need a landline. But for some, it’s an inexpensive way to increase home security, enjoy clearer calls, and create a layer between themselves and scammers.
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    Meet “Water Lou” Elbert

    July 1, 2021 “Water Lou” Elbert, Indianola’s Water Superintendent, got his nickname in 2002 from then-police chief Steve Bonnet during a city staff meeting, who sort of said it by accident. No surprise, it stuck. Lou laughs about it now. “I’m the only...
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    The Lowdown on Leaks

    July 1, 2021 One of the most foolproof ways to accomplish lower water usage is to repair water leaks in and around your home. It’s good for your wallet, good for the environment, and can prolong the life and value of your property.
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    Get the most from your home WiFi network

    May 31, 2021 Here are some simple ways to get the best WiFi network speed possible within your home.
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    WiFi 101

    May 31, 2021 Understanding how your WiFi network operates  is a great first step to making sure you’re getting the most from your internet service.
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    IMU Fiber Beats 5-Year Goal in 3 Years

    April 30, 2021 Recently, IMU Fiber connected customer number 2,745, reaching its 5-year customer goal 22 months early. “It’s been a very busy three years” said Communications Superintendent Kurt Ripperger.
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    Smarter Yardscapes

    April 30, 2021 If you want to save money on your utility bill or reduce water usage for environmental reasons, consider replacing a portion of your lawn with a yardscape.
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    Mandatory 10-digit dialing for 515 this October

    April 20, 2021 The FCC has adopted 988 as a new three-digit number to reach the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Lifeline, starting 7/16/22. To work in the 515 area code, mandatory 10-digit local dialing will be implemented on October 24, 2021.
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    Five big factors that impact your electric bill

    March 30, 2021 No one likes a higher-than-usual energy bill. Learn the top reasons your bills climb higher than you expected.
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