Ninestar Blog

Spring Lake Water Testing

On November 6-7, 2023 Peerless Midwest, a contractor for NineStar Connect conducted a 24 hour pump test on high capacity wells located west of Spring Lake.  Contrary to rumor and social media postings this test was done with the full knowledge and approval of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and the Indiana Department […]

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Blinking Lights Update

NineStar has been troubleshooting an issue that has been ongoing for the better part of a month. Members being fed out of the Heritage Substation are experiencing blinking lights. Blinking lights are difficult to pinpoint due to the nature and frequency of the blinks. However, NineStar crews are doing everything possible to locate the problem. […]

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Together in spirit. NineStar prepares for its annual meeting.

At this time last year, the team at NineStar Connect was making plans for the cooperative’s annual meeting. The venue was booked. The menu was selected and the program arranged.                Then COVID-19 upended everything.                “Necessity proved to be the mother of invention and we quickly shifted gears to host a virtual event,” said […]

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Tom Rowland
Former Hancock Rural Telephone Employee and Industry Leader Passes Away

Fredrick Thomas Rowland, age 69, of Lafayette, TN passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, TN. Tom was born in Indianapolis, IN on March 19, 1951. Tom ran track and cross country at Greenfield High School in Greenfield, IN. He married Melissa Jones in 1971. Tom started his career in telecommunications as a […]

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Next Level Broadband Grant

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch presents a check to NineStar Connect and Henry County REMC from the State of Indiana’s Next Level Broadband Grant Program.  The Next Level Broadband Grant Program is the largest single state investment in broadband. The NineStar Connect and Henry County REMC project will serve 70 unserved rural households and 10 […]

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