Stay safe during harvest

Stay safe during harvest

  • Posted: 08.28.2017

Harvest time can be exhausting, and it’s tempting to cut corners when you’re tired and in a rush to get crops in. However, doing so can be a deadly mistake. 

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Move Over or Slow Down

  • Posted: 07.18.2017

Distracted drivers are everywhere—but so are utility workers. Learn more and take the pledge to move over and slow down when passing Iowa utility vehicles with flashing lights.

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Celebrate July 4th safely

  • Posted: 06.20.2017

With a wide range of fireworks now legal in Iowa, step up your safety precautions to enjoy a fun and safe July 4th holiday. 

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Does ILEC Owe You Money?

  • Posted: 06.13.2017

Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative is trying to find previous member-owners who have unclaimed property with your Cooperative.

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Ditch Burning

  • Posted: 06.13.2017

When burning ditches this summer carefully control burn to avoid damaging your Cooperative's property.

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Ceiling fan facts

  • Posted: 05.23.2017

As the weather heats up, ceiling fans can help you keep your cool, and save on AC costs, too.

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Metallic balloons: electrical danger?

  • Posted: 04.26.2017

Who knew? Those balloons that are part of many spring and summer celebrations—from graduations to Mother’s Day—can pose a very real danger, including power outages, fires and injuries. 

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Iowa energy production stats

  • Posted: 04.26.2017

With all the talk about renewable energy, ethanol, coal and other energy sources, do you wonder about the stats on Iowa’s energy production? 

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Plant trees this spring

  • Posted: 03.29.2017

Trees planted now will offer increased energy efficiency in a few years, but be sure to plant them properly.