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LaGrange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in LaGrange, Indiana. As a cooperative, LaGrange County 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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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.

The less taxing audit

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Posted on Mar 27, 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

This tax season, embrace the audit that will help you save money! An energy audit will include a thorough review and testing of electricity use in your home — along with recommendations on steps you can take to save! An energy audit will help you in several ways. It will: Inform you about your home’s… Continue reading.

Be scam aware

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Your phone rings. You glance at the caller ID, and it shows the call is coming from LaGrange County REMC. When you pick up the phone, the caller identifies himself as an REMC employee and says you have an overdue bill, and if you don’t pay it immediately, your power will be cut off. Don’t… Continue reading.

The power behind your power

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

As April arrives, it brings with it showers that produce spring flowers. It also heralds spring storm season, which can include power outages. While LaGrange County REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride out a storm from the comfort… Continue reading.

A fond farewell

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Sherryl Rhinesmith, manager of the shared communications and marketing department of LaGrange County and Noble REMCs, is saying goodbye to those she considers family. “Working with all the people here is absolutely awesome. We’re a family. I’ve been blessed with, not just one, but two co-op families,” Rhinesmith said. “Both LaGrange County and Noble REMCs… Continue reading.

New Employee

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Cole Howe has joined the LaGrange County REMC team as a tree trimmer and groundman. Howe is a graduate of Prairie Heights High School and earned his associate degree in agricultural diesel mechanics from the University of Northwest Ohio in 2015. He most recently worked at the Jayco factory in Middlebury. Residing in the Stroh-Hudson… Continue reading.

Celebrating Earth Day

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Posted on Mar 22, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

On April 22, the world celebrates Earth Day by educating the public about ecological issues and by taking part in local projects to improve the environment. In honor of that annual initiative, LaGrange County REMC would like to remind our members about alternative energy programs that are available to them throughout the year. LaGrange County… Continue reading.

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