Great Plains Communication Residential Blog

Find ideas to maximize your Great Plains Communications services, tech tips, and learn about upcoming shows and other exciting trends and news in our bi-weekly blog!

Thanksgiving No-Bake Dessert Recipes

Thanksgiving No-Bake Dessert Recipes

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and while the turkey and sides may be planned out, you can’t forget dessert! Since there isn’t much time and there is never enough oven space, we have found some of our favorite no-bake dessert recipes from our cable channel, Food Network....

Our Favorite 2021 Thanksgiving Recipes

Our Favorite 2021 Thanksgiving Recipes

The countdown to Thanksgiving has begun. We are a week out from the big day, which means it’s menu planning time! We have looked to our cable channel, Food Network for some of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes.   Ree’s Roasted Holiday Turkey Even if you aren’t...

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...

Tips on Spring Cleaning Your Electronics

Tips on Spring Cleaning Your Electronics

As you open the windows and start dusting out the cobwebs of winter, Great Plains Communications wants to remind you that your electronics could probably use some cleaning as well. Has your documents folder become the junk drawer of your computer? Or worse yet, is it...

Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021

As we’ve seen this past year, the internet and digital technologies offer a world of possibilities at our fingertips. However, these virtual opportunities also pose some risk. Children and young people face online risks their parents never had to contend with. We...

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