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Whole Grains- Enter by May 1

Eating whole grains is associated with various health benefits, including a lower risk of diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Share your favorite...

There’s Magic In A Frog Pond

By Steve Begnoche, Great Lakes Energy member Two ponds near our Upper Peninsula cottage along the shore of Lake Superior’s Whitefish Bay are mere puddles compared...

Efficient Outdoor Lighting Tips For Better Security And Entertaining

With energy-efficient LEDs and CFLs, it is much easier to light your house effectively without driving up your electric bills. Although these bulbs, especially...

Thumb Electric Cooperative To Launch TEC Fiber

In the current times, access to high-speed internet is a vital service and will likely improve the economy, the education system, and the general...

Fruity Desserts- Enter by April 1

We're looking for dessert recipes that put fruit up front- from crisps to cakes, trifles to pies. Share your favorite fruity dessert recipe with...

Old Acquaintances New Beginnings

By Tom Sobeck, President & CEO Old acquaintances, new beginnings, I feel the same way every January as I look back on the past year...

Soon TEC Members Won’t Need To Read Their Own Meters

The transition to an Automated Meter Infrastructure (AMI) is well underway. At the rate we are moving, most members will be finished reading their...

Welcoming A New Year

By Dallas Brawn, General Manager 2020 was another busy year for Thumb Electric. Like everyone else, we had to make adjustments to our normal operations...

Remembering The Glass Bottles & The Milkman

How many in Michigan remember greeting the milkman? Ours had orange juice, butter and even chocolate milk. I remember one winter morning in the...

Garden Fresh- Enter by March 1

There's something about eating vegetables fresh from the garden that makes you feel so healthy. Share your favorite garden fresh recipe with us by...