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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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Update on consolidation

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Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

During the month of March, Kankakee Valley REMC and Jasper County REMC directors were presented with the financial analysis and power cost study for a combined entity. Board of directors from their respective cooperatives are doing their due diligence in reviewing the materials provided to them to identify the savings and any challenges of these… Continue reading.

The power behind your power

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Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Spring time brings showers that help produce spring flowers, but it can also bring the potential for stormy weather. While Kankakee Valley REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, Mother Nature sometimes has other plans resulting in power outages. Many of us watch storms roll in from the comfort of our home, but… Continue reading.

Keeping clear

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

You don’t have to be a farmer or historian to realize how much bigger everything is these days out on the farm: Bigger farms; bigger fields; bigger machinery; bigger yields; bigger barns and bigger bins. Shiny metal barns and buildings now house today’s giant machinery. The old wooden barn may be quaint, but it’s antiquated…. Continue reading.

Five employees honored for safety and service

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC recently recognized employees for milestone years of safety and service during an event at Old Town Banquet Center in Valparaiso. The following employees received honors: Margie Poort, plant accountant – 40 years of safety and service Darrin Keehn, journeyman lineman – 35-year safety award Mark Sowder, meter technician – 25-year safety and… Continue reading.

REMC employees graduate from apprenticeship program

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Two Kankakee Valley REMC employees were among the 12 lineworkers who graduated from Indiana Electric Cooperatives’, Rural Electric Apprentice Program (REAP) in February. Jesse Webb, a seven-year employee, and Chris Frank, a 10-year employee, both began their careers at Kankakee Valley REMC as groundmen in the operations department. Through their years of hard work and… Continue reading.

Are we trimming trees in your area?

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

KV REMC is conducting tree trimming maintenance along the rights-of-way of our distribution lines to provide our members with safe and reliable electric service. Keeping trees trimmed back year-round will decrease outages caused by fallen tree limbs during storms that bring high winds and heavy snow. We appreciate your cooperation as we trim in your… Continue reading.

Trading Post

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Kankakee Valley REMC

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: 4-Goodyear tires, no rims, less than 4K miles on tires, excellent condition, P215 70R/16, $300. 3-way weight station… Continue reading.

Business and Fun!

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

As snow melts and the ground thaws, electric cooperatives start planning for their annual meetings. Did you know that as a retail member of your local energy co-op, you are also part owner? You have an ownership stake and a direct say in how things are run. As a result, your cooperative’s annual meeting directly… Continue reading.

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