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Earth Day 2022: The Small Things Add Up

Earth Day 2022: The Small Things Add Up

What’s everybody doing for Earth Day? Officially, Earth Day 2022 takes place this Friday, April 22 and we’ve got suggestions for some activities. But first, here’s a brief history. What many call the birth of the modern environmental movement was proposed by...

Anytime Is the Right Time for a Digital Declutter

Anytime Is the Right Time for a Digital Declutter

How many unused apps are taking up space on your devices? And when was the last time you changed your passwords? Is there a gamer in your household who tends to download too many "mods" (short for modifications) for their video games, which end up affecting game...

Ready to Watch the Big Game?

Ready to Watch the Big Game?

Here’s what to know and how to get the best view Did your team make it to the Big Game? How are you going to watch the action when the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals?  Here’s a quick overview of the Big Game, some multiscreen options and things to...

Gifts That Keep On Giving

Gifts That Keep On Giving

This Holiday Season, shipping and supply chain issues mean shoppers accustomed to finding plenty of sales and bargains on hot items – both online and in brick-and-mortar stores -- could find that expectations have to be adjusted. Store shelves might be thin and online...

Tips on Transferring Your Email Address

Tips on Transferring Your Email Address

The thought of transferring your email to a different platform can seem daunting. However, it can be a necessary task and Great Plains Communications has some tips to help ease the transition. Why Change? Many Internet service providers (ISPs) will offer a free email...

Back to School Online Tips and Resources

Back to School Online Tips and Resources

It’s back-to-school time of the year again. No matter what the 2021-2022 school year brings, we’ve learned to adapt and reimagine learning, thanks to education technology. Here’s our roundup of tips, resources and some back-to-school STEAM fun. Internet safety....

It’s Almost Time to Light the Torch!

It’s Almost Time to Light the Torch!

Are you ready? The Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, postponed from last year because of the pandemic, is tomorrow, Friday, July 23, with the closing ceremony on Sunday, August 8. This year’s Summer Olympic Games will have nearly 340 events scheduled...

Do’s and Don’ts for Creating a Healthy Garden

Do’s and Don’ts for Creating a Healthy Garden

With spring comes rebirth and new beginnings, and our thoughts turn to gardening. What’s your gardening pleasure? Do you simply want to be outside to enjoy the weather and plant a few flowers and shrubs that are easy to care for?  Perhaps you aspire to a themed...

Monthly Subscription Gift Ideas for Mom

Monthly Subscription Gift Ideas for Mom

Still looking for the right Mother’s Day gift? Try something new like a subscription box! There are subscription boxes for almost any hobby or interest out there, from monthly pickles to a new plant each month. Great Plains Communications has found some of our...

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