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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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Your board of directors candidates

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC’s annual meeting gives our members the opportunity to vote on the cooperative’s board of directors while enjoying time with neighbors and community organizations. This year will see the election of two board members representing Districts 3 and 4. Both candidates are incumbents and are running unopposed.  Attend the annual meeting Saturday, June… Continue reading.

Geothermal tax credit reinstated

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Locally, LaGrange County REMC members who upgrade to a geothermal heating and cooling system can be rewarded with a POWER MOVES® rebate. Now, those who make the environmentally-friendly improvement have the opportunity for a federal tax credit, as well.  In February, Congress approved a budget which reinstated the federal tax credit on residential and commercial… Continue reading.

Monument to efficiency

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Posted on May 25, 2018 in LaGrange County REMC

Taking advantage of LaGrange County REMC’s POWER MOVES® rebate program doesn’t have to mean huge renovations or investment, but it does produce big rewards. LaGrange Monument Works recently transitioned to high efficiency LED tube lights from its older fluorescent bulbs and ballasts. The company then applied to receive a rebate through LaGrange County REMC for… 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.

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.

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