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Local Resources During the Pandemic

April 15, 2020

With how fast our world is changing, it can be overwhelming. We’re sharing tips and resources to help you and area businesses during this challenging time. Remember to keep updated on the latest CDC guidelines, stay positive and be safe! For the latest on our prevention efforts, visit How to Support Local Local businesses are […]

Having Wi-Fi problems? Make sure your router is up to date!

April 9, 2020

A reliable connection is more important now than ever before with the majority of Americans working from home. If you’re like most people, you connect to the internet at home using a Wi-Fi connection. Many of your devices, including laptops, smartphones and tablets, are used by connecting to a Wi-Fi signal from your home. The […]

Bill Payment Made Easy

March 30, 2020

You spoke. We listened. South Slope is making it easier to pay your bill from the comfort of your own home using eBill or SecurePay. We no longer charge the $2.50 fee for either of these services and we have also eliminated the $1 paper bill fee! Using eBill and SecurePay is easy. Follow the […]

5 Tips for Working from Home

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 has shocked the world and changed the way people live their daily lives. For many of you, this means you have moved from your workplace to home. Although social distancing is an important prevention effort, the transition to working from home is not easy. Following are tips to help you adjust: 1. Keep your […]

Security Tip: Coronavirus Scams

March 11, 2020

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) sweeping the world, it is also propelling scammers to prey upon fears as a way to steal your information. Be on the lookout for the scams below and use the tips provided to keep your information safe during the Coronavirus scare. Examples of the types of scams you should be on […]

Call Before You Dig

March 5, 2020

Steve is here to remind you to call 811 before you dig! Whether you’re planting a tree, building a deck or installing a fence, Iowa law requires everyone who plans to dig to notify Iowa One Call by dialing 811 at least 48 hours in advance. This service is FREE and will identify utility locations […]

10 Cool Ways to Use Alexa

February 14, 2020

“Alexa, play 80s hits” is my go-to but as I have found through talking to my Alexa expert friend and coworker, Krystin, there is SO MUCH MORE I can do! Here are 10 favorites: Ask Alexa – Similar to a manual Google search but voice-activated. This can be particularly helpful for answers to those random […]

FedEx Shipping Scam

January 28, 2020

FedEx has notified customers of a scam where an individual receives a text or email telling them their package has arrived. FedEx has warned the public not to click on the link, as it’s not from them, and has been linked to scammers who want to steal your information. There are many ways to protect yourself […]

Boosting Connection in ‘Dead Zones’

January 9, 2020

With more connected devices, we want to get the fastest, most reliable Wi-Fi possible. Unfortunately, in some homes, especially larger ones, some areas can be hard to reach. When you try to connect your device, you may be in a “dead zone,” where the Wi-Fi connection is either too slow or offers no signal at […]

Security Tip: Smishing

January 9, 2020

Many businesses use text messages as reminders for appointments and payment. Not only do internet criminals phish your email inbox, but did you know that they are using text messages to their advantage for phishing attempts known as “smishing?” Stay up to date on how to protect you and your clients from a smishing scam with […]

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