Kankakee Valley REMC

KKVLogoKankakee Valley REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Wanatah, Indiana. As a cooperative, Kankakee Valley REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Electric Consumer, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Electric Consumer is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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Area students awarded $4,000 in scholarships

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Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Round Up awarded six local high school seniors with scholarships totaling $4,000. To be considered for the scholarship, students had to fill out an application identifying their involvement in both school and extracurricular activities, awards received and jobs held. Applicants were also asked to write an essay from the point of… Continue reading.

REMC announces youth program participants

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Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC is excited to announce its Touchstone Energy Camp and Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., participants. Students were selected from applications sent to the cooperative for the individual programs. In addition to the applications, students had to submit an essay on a topic relating to each experience. These all–expense–paid opportunities are sponsored… Continue reading.

Green living

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Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Steuben County REMC, Wabash Valley Power

Millions of Americans’ mid-April angst for the tax filing deadline is quickly replaced by mid-May motivation from the refund that refills their savings accounts. If you are fortunate to receive a tax refund, you may already have plans for this money — the Internal Revenue Service reported that through March 24 this year’s average refund… Continue reading.

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Trading post

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Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

You may submit written ads to appear in the Electric Consumer. Limit is two ads per membership, per submittal. Ads are used in the order received and printed as space allows. Advertisements for business will only be printed when space is available. Kankakee Valley REMC reserves the right to refuse printing of any ad. Include… Continue reading.

Director Singleton retires

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Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

It’s safe to say that Ron Singleton was born with electricity flowing through his veins. Back when Kankakee Valley REMC began stringing lines across our part of Indiana, Ron’s father was an electrician who helped his neighbors connect to that “newfangled” power. The REMC has always been part of his life, and 30 years ago,… Continue reading.

Spring into safety on the farm

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Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Spring has sprung in the Hoosier state and it’s planting season for many of the state’s roughly 58,000 farmers. With farmers returning to the fields, Kankakee Valley REMC wants to remind you of the dangers of farming around power lines. When moving large farm equipment down the road, make sure to safely clear overhead power… Continue reading.

Thank a lineworker

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Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Every year, we at KVREMC take the time to thank our extraordinary lineworkers who dedicate their lives to keeping the lights on in our local communities. Nineteen lineworkers maintain 2,105 miles of line in Kankakee Valley REMC’s service territory, and without them, our world would be dark. We depend upon our entire staff to keep… Continue reading.

Save with a switch

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Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Steuben County REMC

Thousands of Indiana residents save money by asking their local electric co-op to install a simple switch that reduces energy use when energy demand —and cost — surges. The switch also helps members and everyone else in their community save even more all year long by adjusting energy consumption during specific times. When you add… Continue reading.

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