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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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Watch out for utility scams!

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

Unfortunately, in today’s world, scams are inevitable. Scammers can threaten you with everything from legal action involving the IRS to turning off power to your home. Utility scams often involve an individual or group posing as an employee of your electric cooperative. The scammer may use threatening language in order to frighten you into offering… Continue reading.

Seeking nominations for REMC board election

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

The nominating committee of Marshall County REMC will meet Friday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. in the REMC board room to select candidates for the contested election. The election will take place on Tuesday, April 3, at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church. Directors are responsible for establishing, reviewing and revising corporate policies to ensure Marshall County… Continue reading.

Work anniversaries

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

David Denney Years of Service: 10 years Title: Office Manager Denney has been married to his wife, Karen, for 34 years. They have one daughter, Emily, who is a senior at Ball State University. He enjoys riding his bicycle, relaxing by the water and picking up rocks on the family farm.   Linda Emenaker Years… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up gives $5,500 back to the community

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Posted on Nov 27, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

Argos Public Library received funding to help purchase materials for its robotics program. Argos Public Library would like all students who participate to gain a better understanding of electronics in an “explore and make” atmosphere. This will improve their academic abilities and foster entrepreneurial appreciation for their future endeavors. The Brotherhood of Professional Police Officers… Continue reading.

Hurricane recovery

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

Sixty-five linemen from 24 Indiana electric cooperatives, including Kenny Eggleston and John Yates of Marshall County REMC, assisted in the Hurricane Irma recovery efforts in Georgia and Florida. The massive storm left more than 6 million people, some 1.5 million who are co-op members, without power in the southeastern United States. REMC would like to… Continue reading.

Lineman assists with local Ag Day

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Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

The Annual Marshall County Ag Day was held Thursday, Sept. 14, for area third graders at Centennial Park in Plymouth. Children learned about the value of agriculture in our community. Presenter topics included bees/pollination, electrical safety, ducks, chicks, swine, sheep, goats, dairy, beef, conservation of natural resources, crop production, farm safety and draft horses. Journeyman… Continue reading.

Dedicated to solar

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Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

Wabash Valley Power recently joined its member cooperatives to dedicate three new solar array sites in Peru, Indiana; Paris, Illinois; and Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The new sites will join existing arrays in Danville and Wanatah, Indiana, to produce electricity for a new community solar program called Co-op Solar, which will be available to members of… Continue reading.

A co-op of co-ops

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Posted on Sep 29, 2017 in A Co-op Perspective, Fulton County REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Steuben County REMC

This month is National Co-op Month. As a reader of Electric Consumer, you likely are aware that you are a member of an electric cooperative. Yet you may not know that your local electric co-op is also part of a cooperative — which creates the electricity delivered to your home. Your local co-op is a… Continue reading.

The dreaded vampire loads

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Posted on Sep 27, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

Perhaps you are familiar with an undesirable aspect of the electronic and IOT (Internet of Things) revolution: vampire loads. Vampire loads come from devices that use electricity even when they appear to be off. The primary culprits are chargers, set-top television boxes, instant-on televisions and gaming systems. There are others, but these four represent the… Continue reading.

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