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Guide to Home Safety Devices

  • Posted: 04.27.2021

If you are renovating your home—and even if you aren’t but want to update to the latest safety measures—find out what is now required by the 2020 National Electrical Code.

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Power-washing Safely

  • Posted: 04.27.2021

Your spring-cleaning task list may include power-washing your home’s exterior. Follow these suggestions to prevent a serious electrical accident.

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NIPCO Announces 2021 Scholarship Awards

  • Posted: 04.16.2021

Five students have received scholarships from NIPCO and Basin Electric Power Cooperative for the 2021/2022 academic year. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, student activity, volunteerism, and character.

Photo image of the NIPCO Annual Meeting. Ron Steinhoff is presenting the award, virtually, to Don Applegate.

Don Applegate Honored with N-Ovation Award

  • Posted: 04.16.2021

Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative (NIPCO) recognized Nishnabotna Valley Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) Director, Don Applegate, with the distinguished “N-Ovation Award” during NIPCO’s virtual annual meeting on April 6th.

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Lighting for Aging Eyes

  • Posted: 03.16.2021

As we age, our eyes change, and our lighting needs change as a result. Get tips on lighting for safety and better vision from the experts.