Ways to save: Budget billing

May 2021 What is budget billing? “Budget billing can be a very beneficial tool in assisting customers with budgeting their monthly expenses,” says Lori Christner, Supervisor of Consumer Accounts. “Dawson PPD works with these customers by spreading their electric bill... Read More...

Vern Luft retires

May 2021 Vern Luft enjoys people. His passion for customer service and a desire to know the customers that he serves runs deep. Just a few minutes visiting with him makes it evident. Vern can tell you where customers live,... Read More...

Between the lines: Beyond 2020: Phase 1 results

May 2021 By Gwen Kautz Dawson PPD General Manager gkautz (at) dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 To study the possible merger, the consultant needed lots of information. Dawson PPD submitted over 49 pieces of information in which some pieces contained data for five... Read More...

BETWEEN THE LINES: What does reliability cost?

April 2021 By Gwen Kautz Dawson PPD General Manager gkautz (at) dawsonpower.com 308-324-2386 What does reliability cost? It’s never big things that break us – it’s always the little things. My adoption of “it’s always the little things” stems from... Read More...

Honey hobbyist connects learners with nature

April 2021 “I’ve always had an appreciation and respect for nature,” said Amy Hill, Central Community College Regional Director at the Lexington Center. Her appreciation for and awareness of bees was heightened when her son was involved in an Entomology... Read More...

Rate increase to take effect with May billing

Dawson Public Power District rates will increase this spring. Overall, the increase will be 1.85%. The percentage varies by rate class. Residential customers will see a 1.75% increase in their electric rates. This includes a $1 increase to the distribution... Read More...

Ask the board: A conversation with Dave Dwiggins

Dave Dwiggins Dawson PPD Board Member Area served: Buffalo County Subdivision Years of service: 29 What do you do outside of serving on Dawson PPD’s Board of Directors? I am officially retired, but I previously operated the family farm. I... Read More...

Following his calling: Tracy Gordon retires

When you describe the personality of someone with a career in information technology, what adjectives come to mind? People may answer with nerdy or introverted. But what about extrovert or relationship-builder? For Dawson PPD’s Information Technology and Security Manager, Tracy... Read More...

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