About Cheryl McCollum

Cheryl McCollum is an Associate Manager of Public Relations at TDS Telecom. She has 25 years of media experience. She’s worked as a newspaper reporter in Northfield, Minn., and Beaver Dam, Wi. She worked in media relations and advocacy for the Wisconsin Medical Society and the Wisconsin Bankers Association. She also worked in communications and advocacy for Habitat for Humanity of Dane County. She has a Journalism and Political Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She’s married, has two adult children and enjoys traveling, especially to U.S. state capitols.
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Get Showtime® for $6.95 a month (Twin Peaks is back!)

For a limited time, add Showtime’s array of movies, sports, comedy and original series to your TDS TV lineup for just $6.95 a month. The sale price runs from May 15-June 24 and is good for a full year(!!). Order now and enjoy three new Showtime series: Twin Peaks, Guerrilla and I’m Dying Up Here—PLUS loads of movies, of course.
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A unique true-crime murder story premieres on HBO May 15

If you loved "Making of a Murderer" you might also enjoy a new true-crime movie coming to HBO. The documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest, follows the story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard--a victim of Munchausen by proxy--who ultimately conspired to have her mother (her abuser) killed. Read more about this case and watch the trailer for the movie that premieres on HBO on Monday, May 15.
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How to simplify your life

Whether it’s work, personal commitments, or things you think you need to do (or all of the above!), you may really wish you could simplify—but “simplifying” looks a little bit different for everyone. And how to make it happen is a whole other challenge. TDS recently brought in an expert to speak with us about living simply. That session was so popular and helpful, we thought you might like to hear about it too :-).
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TV customers: sun outages coming

The potential for sun outages is coming. Twice a year, all television customers all across the U.S. may experience some degree of TV interference due to sun outages. This spring, the solar interference is expected between Feb. 26-March 8, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find out more about this solar phenomenon.
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All in day’s work for this good samaritan

"I saw someone that needed help, so I helped them." "No big deal." "It was all in a day's work." This is how TDS Field Service Technician Gabriel (Gabe) Palma described the situation when asked how he helped a man and his wife stranded on the side of the road with their vehicle—their vehicle that was on fire. Get the story!
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