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Areas circled in red are impacted by this planned outage. Planned Outage Announced for Wallace Co., Oct. 10 October 05, 2012 There is a planned electrical outage scheduled for parts of Wallace County, beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The outage should last... (more about ) Midwest Energy crews replace poles near Rush Center that were damaged during a tornado April 14. A total of 526 poles and 24 miles of line were replaced as a result of the storm which produced 121 tornadoes throughout Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma and Texas. No fatalities were reported in Kansas, though six were killed in Woodward, Okla. Midwest Energy Receives Nearly $8 Million in Storm Reimbursements September 12, 2012 HAYS, Kan - In recent weeks, Midwest Energy received $7.92 million in reimbursements from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)... (more about ) Midwest Energy’s How$mart Program Receives $1 Million USDA Loan August 02, 2012 HAYS, Kan. - Midwest Energy received a $1 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Economic Loan and Grant (REDLG) Program... (more about ) Utility Bill Energy Credit Scam Spreads to Midwestern U.S. July 26, 2012 Midwest Energy is advising residents of central and western Kansas to be aware of a nationwide scam, where households are contacted and told they’re... (more about ) Midwest Energy Has Solutions for High Summer Electric Bills June 25, 2012 Several days of 100-plus degree temperatures have kept business and residential air conditioners humming, which will result in higher summer electric... (more about ) L to R - Nathan Frame of Kinsley, Katie Showalter of Alexander, Will Allen of Brewster, Elizabeth Nedland of Oberlin, and Anna Hickert of Hays gather during a tour of Midwest Energy's Goodman Energy Center in Hays, before beginning a week-long Midwest Energy Sends Five Kansas Students to Washington, D.C. June 14, 2012 Midwest Energy is sending five high school students from its service areas in central and western Kansas to Washington, D.C., for the 52nd annual... (more about ) Midwest Energy Performing Leak Checks in Hays April 04, 2012 The Annual Yard Line Natural Gas Leak Survey is underway in Hays. Midwest Energy and Southern Cross crews will be surveying all the lines in the... (more about ) Midwest Energy Wins NRECA 2012 Energy Efficiency Award for How$mart® Program March 20, 2012 The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) chose Midwest Energy from its 841 distribution cooperative members as the recipient... (more about ) Midwest Energy Conducting Self-Regulation Vote March 15, 2012 Midwest Energy is conducting a vote of its 49,000 customer-owners in May to become self-regulated, returning most decision-making authority from... (more about ) Midwest Energy Files Electric Rate Increase Proposal March 02, 2011 Midwest Energy, Inc. announced that it has filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) to increase its electric rates. The request... (more about )
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