Tag Archive: Iowa

Amanda Pasket The Visual Element Elgin Iowa

Midwestern Creative Innovator Cultivates Communities in Elgin

May 22, 2020

Amanda Pasket saw the beauty and potential in the scenic Echo Valley as a young adult. She chose to make her mark on the business landscape as an entrepreneur. Amanda is the owner of The Visual Element, LLC, a graphic design and marketing agency in Elgin, Iowa. With a focus on community, she has planted roots in Elgin and works to cultivate a bright future for her fellow residents. Amanda says technology and community are two main factors that help...

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Samantha Moser Alpine Communications

Faces of the Brand – Samantha Moser

May 21, 2020

Samantha Moser takes life with ease but takes her role as administrative assistant very seriously.  For nearly five years, Sam (her nickname in the office and real-life), has maximized the opportunities to expand her knowledge in accounting and telecommunications.  She’s not done learning yet.  “I would like to take more accounting classes so I can grow my skills to keep up with the fast-paced industry we work in.” As Alpine Communications’ person in charge of ordering, Samantha uses email to...

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Local Dairy Producers Smart Farm Milking Robots and Broadband

Local Dairy Producers Rely on Smart Farm Milking Robots and Broadband Service to Fulfill Family Dream

May 13, 2020

Jamie and Tony Goodrich are fulfilling their dream of raising a family on a dairy farm. Advancements in smart farm technology and reliable high-speed internet contribute to turning their vision into reality, meanwhile improving the quality of life for dairy producers. Jamie and her husband, Tony, have invested in artificial intelligence and robotics to give their operation a chance of surviving during tumultuous times. Jamie and Tony, with Jeff West, own a thriving dairy operation in rural Clayton County, Iowa....

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Guttenberg Iowa River Park Drive

There’s a Ripple Effect When You Shop Local

May 5, 2020

When a single stone is thrown in a lake, many ripples form from the impact and expand across the water. That’s similar to the effect you can have in your community when you choose to shop locally. Advocates for Independent Business (AIB) and the Institute of Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) use this ripple concept to convey the shop local message. They also encourage businesses to help spread the word. When you choose locally owned businesses for your shopping, you create a...

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Andrew Reimer Financial Advisor for New York Life

Reimer’s Technology Investments Return Big Dividends

April 22, 2020

Andrew Reimer, owner of Reimer Financial Group in Guttenberg, Iowa, has successfully helped his clients proactively prepare for the future. When it was Andrew’s time to invest in his future as part of a renovation project to his historic building in Guttenberg, he turned to Alpine Communications for help. Listen to Andrew Reimer’s story below. The Guttenberg Press interviewed Andrew and his wife, Mindy, about their response to working from home during the COVID-19 Crisis.  Mindy works as a librarian...

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Distance Learning

Helping Families in Northeast Iowa Connect to Broadband for Distance Learning

April 20, 2020

At this challenging time, we are already seeing the qualities that make living in Northeast Iowa special. People are stepping up to support each other and looking beyond themselves as they serve others. As you know, this outbreak is impacting learners and educators in real ways. We believe reliable broadband internet connections are vital for schools to try out distance learning tools and for students working in digital classrooms. To make sure that educators and learners have access to the...

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McGregor Iowa

Conference Calling Creates Connections for City of McGregor During COVID-19 Crisis

April 3, 2020

While needing a quick solution for giving the public access to their city council meeting, the City of McGregor turned to Alpine Communications for help.  The Center for Disease Control released COVID-19 guidelines that gatherings must be limited to no more than ten people.  McGregor’s City Clerk, Lynette McManus, sprang into action to find a solution that enabled the public to listen to the meeting.   Late in the morning of the City Council Meeting, Lynette contacted Alpine Communications to determine if they offered a conference calling service. Broadcasting...

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COVID 19 SmartHub

COVID-19: Ways to Connect

March 16, 2020

There are many ways you can connect with Alpine Communications without coming into the office or leaving the comfort of your home. Please rest assured that all methods are safe and can be a convenient alternative to in-person contact. Support Options: SmartHub — Log in to your SmartHub account to pay your bill or submit a trouble ticket. You can also manage your account 24/7, set up payments, check usage and much more. There is even an easy-to-use app you...

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Alpine 2020 Scholarships

College Scholarship Applications Now Available

December 18, 2019

Alpine Communications has teamed up with The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), Aureon, and Iowa Communications Alliance to offer three scholarship opportunities to our service areas’ high school seniors. The FRS college scholarship program awards twenty-five scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to winning applicants across the nation. Eligibility requirements and the application can be downloaded from FRS at www.frs.org. Completed applications must be returned to our office by February 14, 2020, so that we may complete the sponsor certification and...

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We Believe Communities Thrive When They Are Connected 

December 11, 2019

I am sure many of you have seen our statement regarding Alpine Communications’ commitment to the communities we serve: “We believe connected communities become thriving communities,” but are curious about what that looks like each and every day. This statement can be best exemplified by comments and stories shared by your favorite Alpine Communications’ staff member. Each week Alpine employees share their most notable success story of the week. I’m confident it will come as no surprise to you that our employees take great pride in being able to assist you in connecting with...

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