Crazy for Cookies

Cookie designer Dawn Turner has a secret: she doesn’t care to eat sugar cookies. And who could blame her? The California native, now Cozad resident decorates an average of 50 dozen sugar cookies each week. The treats are purchased locally... Read More...

Jones ready for change

Martie Jones has spent 36 years working for Dawson Public Power District. A Chief Area Serviceman for the Ravenna Service Center, he’s seen the utility grow and change through the years. Now, it’s his turn for a change. Jones officially... Read More...

Between the lines: Out with the old

By Gwen Kautz General Manager 308-324-2386 gkautz(at)dawsonpower.com I read with great interest the paradigm shift that is currently happening with the U.S. Cattleman’s Association. They are protesting the advent of meatless meat. We’ve seen these products locally at Burger King,... Read More...

Making a list, checking it twice

Just like St. Nick, our “elves” are busy long before the holiday season. While Dawson PPD isn’t reviewing who’s been naughty or nice, they do check their material inventory…twice. It’s called an annual physical inventory count, and it occurs around... Read More...

Between the lines: Compare and contrast

By Gwen Kautz General Manager 308-324-2386 gkautz(at)dawsonpower.com In Nebraska, there are 35 rural public power districts. Each of them is governed by a board of directors and a manager. Because the public power model has been extremely successful, there are... Read More...

A place for pollinators and wildlife

  Nestled south of the Dawson Public Power District’s Lexington Headquarters, native grasses and flowering plants sway in the breeze. At first glance, the area appears to have been forgotten. Chain link fence and a recently harvested field of corn... Read More...

Between the lines: Being thankful

Gwen Kautz General Manager 308-324-2386 gkautz(at)dawsonpower.com In a couple of weeks, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving. I love the smell of spices with pumpkin pie and the turkey in the oven. I love non-stop college football games on TV. My home... Read More...

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