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Marshall Logo_BlueYellow_withLinemanMarshall County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Plymouth, Indiana. As a cooperative, Marshall 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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4-H Electric program winners

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Posted on Aug 31, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

  Division 1: circuit board Champion: Travis Barnhart Reserve Champion: Amara Harris Division 2: shake flashlight Champion: Cassidy Riddle Reserve Champion: Pierce Brookins Division 3: extension cord Champion: Thad Pletcher Reserve Champion: Trey Hall Division 4: lamp Champion: Connor Tracy Reserve Champion: Maclain Middaugh Division 5: home wiring Champion: Makayla Wilson Reserve Champion: Brandon Kitch… Continue reading.

Focus on safety this harvest

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Posted on Aug 31, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

During harvest season, many farmers reap the benefits of advancement in agricultural technology. With the help of GPS auto-steer devices, farmers are able to decrease driver error and maximize productivity. Yet despite these advances, safety risks remain. To help farmers stay out of harm’s way, Safe Electricity shares tips for a safe harvest. GPS with… Continue reading.

Serving the community

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Posted on Aug 31, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

The Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up® board of directors awarded $2,000 to the Marshall County Historical Society Inc. on July 26. The Marshall County Historical Society Inc. promotes awareness and appreciation for the unique history of Marshall County and Indiana through the collection, preservation and display of local artifacts and documents. The organization strives… Continue reading.

Safeguard your electronics with surge protectors

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC

Surge protectors save your electronics from power surges or increases in voltage significantly above the intended level in the flow of electricity. While power surges are commonly associated with lightning and storms, surge protectors have everyday purposes. Power surges, unfortunately, can happen at any time of day, regardless of weather. High-powered pieces of equipment are… Continue reading.

Marshall County REMC sends students to visit Washington, D.C.

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC sponsored five students on the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., in June. Youth Tour provides young Hoosiers the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital, experience U.S. history and gain a better understanding of their electric cooperative and government. “After going on Youth Tour, I definitely have a greater appreciation for both… Continue reading.

Marshall County REMC sponsors students at energy camp

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Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC sponsored five students at the annual Touchstone Energy Camp. The camp was held June 8–11, 2016, at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana. Students entering seventh grade this fall were eligible to attend and were selected by their local cooperative to participate in the three-day program. The students’ agenda combined traditional outdoor camp… Continue reading.

Stay away from power lines

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Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC’s linemen work with high-voltage power lines every day as they restore power and maintain lines to prevent outages. But they use personal protection equipment to stay safe. Everyone else should avoid contact with power lines. Large overhead power lines can carry more than 700,000 volts of electricity. Fatalities can occur when someone… Continue reading.

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