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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On the front lines when the Armistice was signed

In honor of Veterans Day, an employee shares the story of her grandfather who was a World War 1 private and was there when the Armistice was signed, ending the conflict.
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Catch the FREE MLB Network Post Season Oct. 3-10

Nothing beats watching playoff baseball during October. To get you in the spirit, the MLB Network is offering a free preview Oct. 3-10 for all TDS TV customers, during the first week of the Post Season.
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Creative meals to make over the campfire

Labor Day weekend is one of the most popular times to go camping, but forget the hot dogs—there's so much more you can do over an open fire. Check out some creative ideas straight from our employees.
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Asked to pay a bill with a gift card? Don’t.

If you’ve been asked to pay for something with a gift card, please note this is a scam. The scenario generally involves callers claiming to be from a Tech Support company, the IRS, a so-called family member or a friend-of-a-friend.  The caller demands the gift card numbers and PIN.
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Scam alert: ‘9-1-1’ spoofing

Even public safety officials are being used as a front for scam artists. Scammers are spoofing the emergency number 911 in hopes they can scare you into sharing personal information. We are taught 911 is there to help us, which is why the scam works. Find out what to watch for.
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Sportsman Channel launching in the Sports Tier!

From archery and big-game hunting, to everything about fishing and firearms, the Sportsman Channel is launching May 15 in the TDS TV Sports Tier on channel 644.
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Catch a free preview of World Fishing Network

There’s something FINtastic about the World Fishing Network and now you can angle your way for a free month in May. The free preview runs from May 1-31 in both High Definition (HD)—on channel 1648—and Standard Definition (SD) on channel 648. And, once the preview is over, you can catch The World Fishing Network in the Sports Tier!
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Network construction underway for TDS customers

Network upgrade equipment has arrived across the country as TDS is working to expand and improve broadband. In the year… more...
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Live Winter Olympic coverage starts Feb 8

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics are almost here! Coverage kicks off tomorrow, Feb. 8—and this time around, there will be… more...
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Finger-food recipes for game day

Host a spectacular Super Bowl party with these game-day recipes of crowd-pleasing finger foods and easy appetizers. From chicken wings and dips, to cheese balls and sliders, we've pulled a few popular options from The Food Network.
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