Hannah Leffew certainly knew she experienced something to write home about on the June Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. “For many people on this exciting trip, it was a trip of a lifetime,” she wrote for a local newspaper. That included memories to “last forever” and new friendships with people she “ordinarily would… Continue reading.
Riding in the bucket truck, zip lining and making new friends are what students will remember from their time spent at Touchstone Energy Camp this summer. LaGrange County REMC sponsored three Lakeland Middle School students — Quinton Yoder, Dylan Baker and Jeffery Mullen — to travel to Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, for four days… Continue reading.
Paying your electric bill should be easy and convenient. For this reason, Kankakee Valley REMC offers an easy way for you to view your electric bill, along with convenient payment options. If you prefer to pay your bill in-person, over the phone, through our interactive voice response system (IVR) or through auto payment, those options… Continue reading.
The bright summer sun produces more than great days at the ballpark and bad tan lines. It also creates renewable energy, which our members can now take advantage of through our Co-op Solar program. Officially launching this month, LaGrange County REMC is one in a group of a dozen cooperatives in the region to offer… Continue reading.
Most of us don’t think twice about electricity. We plug something in or switch something on and the current flowing through the wall does what we need. However, obtaining power and delivering it to your home or business is not quite so simple. It becomes even more challenging during the warmest and most humid days… Continue reading.
“The tree service wants how much? Forget it. I’ve got a chain saw and the tree’s not that thick. It shouldn’t be tough to bring it down.” An hour later, 130 homes are without power, and our amateur lumberjack is facing a hefty repair charge. Actually, he’s lucky to be alive. When the tree kicked… Continue reading.
The nation’s capital brightened in June with the arrival of a delegation of students representing electric co-ops across the state. LaGrange County REMC sponsored Prairie Heights High School student Cassidy Gunthorp for the annual Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. The event provides young Hoosiers with the opportunity to tour the nation’s capital, learn about… Continue reading.
Cooperatives around the world operate by seven cooperative principles. No matter if we are talking about a food, housing, workers, artists, production, daycare or our electric distribution cooperative, we all have adopted these principles as a guide that puts the needs of our members and our communities first. The principle I would like to talk… Continue reading.
The family finally got to take that two-week summer vacation you’ve talked about. It cost quite a bit, and it was worth every penny. But, when you got home, you were surprised to see little change in your electric bill. “How could we get a large bill if we weren’t around?” you wonder. It’s simple…. Continue reading.
As a service to our members, Kankakee Valley REMC publishes “Trading Post” on its locally-circulated pages of Electric Consumer. Readers may submit two ads per REMC membership, per month. Please see below for more details! FOR SALE: Two 10 psi propane regulators with 10’ hoses, $10 each. New Craftsman auto-hammer with battery, charger and bag,… Continue reading.
If you would like to figure your electric bill yourself, here’s how: Track the kilowatt-hours you used on your meter for the month (or use the amount shown on your bill — they should be about the same). Multiply your kWh by the energy charges rate shown below in Line A. (This is the KV… Continue reading.