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Noble REMC Annual Meeting/Picnic

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

Saturday, June 2 Registration: 10:30 a.m. – Noon Noble REMC 300 E. Weber Road, Albion   Happening at your annual meeting: Director elections in Districts 3, 6 and 7 Register for a $10 bill credit Attendance gift for members  Lunch: pork burgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks and ice cream Noble REMC programs and displays Clowns, balloon animals and… Continue reading.

Spraying begins this month

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

With more than 1,230 miles of line, controlling vegetation becomes a priority for Noble REMC in the warm spring and summer months when foliage grows rapidly. This maintenance includes spraying herbicides on power line rights-of-way, a project the REMC will soon be undertaking.  Around mid- to late-May, Noble REMC plans to begin spraying in the… Continue reading.

Tree placement matters

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Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Noble REMC

Trees provide many benefits, including shade, beauty, windbreak, privacy, cleaner air, noise reduction and higher property value. But the key to these benefits is to select the right tree and plant it in the right place. This not only assures a lifetime of satisfaction, it also keeps maintenance costs low. While we at Noble REMC… Continue reading.

LaGrange County REMC Annual Meeting

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Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Saturday, June 9 Registration: 10:30 a.m. – Noon LaGrange County REMC 1995 E. U.S. 20, LaGrange   Events, displays and giveaways: Flag ceremony and recognition of veterans Clowns and bounce houses Lunch with your neighbors Register for a $10 bill credit $1,000 in cash prizes LaGrange County REMC programs and displays Community organizations including Parkview LaGrange… Continue reading.

Restoration and preservation

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Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

When most people hear the word “savanna,” they visualize the great plains of Africa. What they don’t realize is northeast Indiana was once covered in such ecosystems, which are characterized by a mix of woodlands and grasslands. LaGrange County Parks and Recreation Department is looking to turn back the clock by restoring parts of the… Continue reading.

Spraying keeps power safe, reliable

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Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Warm spring and summer months create rapid growth of foliage that can cause real problems for electric utilities like LaGrange County REMC. Years of experience and study have proven the safest and most efficient way to maintain power line rights-of-way is through careful use of herbicides.  You may know from working on your own lawn,… Continue reading.

Safety above all else

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Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small as well as companies across all industries are committed to safety. Sports leagues, at every level, take safety seriously.  Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often ignored in… Continue reading.

Tree placement matters

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Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Trees provide many benefits, including shade, beauty, windbreak, privacy, cleaner air, noise reduction and higher property value. But the key to these benefits is to select the right tree and plant it in the right place. This not only assures a lifetime of satisfaction, it also keeps maintenance costs low. While we at LaGrange County… Continue reading.

Calendar of Art 2019

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Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in General

The 21st edition of the Cooperative Calendar of Student Art featured artwork created during the 2017-18 school year. The contest was judged in spring 2018. About 2,200 pieces of art were submitted for the contest. (See story from May 2018.) The Best of Show was 10th Grade/October winner Evan Olinger.     GO TO CALENDAR… Continue reading.

Art Safari

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Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in General

Birds and animals once again dominated the winning themes of the Cooperative Calendar of Student Art contest. The 13 first place winning works will illustrate the cover and the months inside the 2019 calendar participating Indiana electric cooperatives make available to consumers. Nine additional works were selected for honorable mentions. They will appear in a… Continue reading.

Safety above all else

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Posted on Apr 25, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

“Safety” is a universal word that is mentioned often and used loosely. Communities large and small, as well as companies across all industries, are committed to safety. Sports leagues, at every level, take safety seriously. Unfortunately, when it really counts, steps to keep the public, workers, athletes and loved ones safe are often ignored in… Continue reading.

Board meets in March

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Posted on Apr 25, 2018 in Miami-Cass REMC

Counted seven board members present. Miami-Cass REMC attorney Jeremy Fetty also attended. WVPA board report was given by Jim Savage. Monthly legal report was given by Fetty. Rob Schwartz presented the monthly CEO report. Minutes from the previous board meeting were approved. February monthly operating, member services and safety reports were reviewed and approved. Financial… Continue reading.