February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed with special observances. Besides Presidents Day, Black History Month and Valentine’s Day, there are a host of unofficial “national” days you’ve probably never heard of like National Tater Tot Day (which is celebrated on Feb. 2 each year). All these observances have something… Continue reading.
It’s hard to believe my first year as Marshall County CEO has already come to an end. In preparation for the new year, we spent the last several months planning for 2022 and beyond. I want to take this opportunity to give our members a high-level view of what we will be focusing on this… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC is more than an electric company. We are a not-for-profit, member owned electric cooperative. As a cooperative member, you have more influence on Marshall County REMC than you might realize. Not only can you contact us to share your thoughts, ideas, and experiences, you can also take part in guiding the direction… Continue reading.
Marshall County REMC understands the importance of expanding broadband development to our members and rural community. To those many homeowners, businesses, farmers, and students who’ve been asking us to provide reliable, high-speed internet to their residences, we have good news to report. Through Marshall County Fiber, our partnership with Rochester Telephone Company, we’re now able… Continue reading.
Dramatic changes continue to transform all aspects of the energy industry. Interest in renewable energy is at an all-time high, and ultimately consumers want greater control over their energy use and payment methods. The prevalence of smartphone apps and “smart” technology for the home is increasing. Consumers and businesses are showing greater interest in electric… Continue reading.
Most adults have a vague memory of a time when “checking for messages” meant listening to an answering machine. We carried on with our days without relying on cell phones and managed just fine. But today, we are more connected than ever through our smart phones and other devices. Our phones are so much more… Continue reading.
When we say that we live in a “connected” world, most of us think about technology, like our smart phones and other devices and gadgets. But when you’re a member of an electric co-op (that’s you!), there’s so much more to being part of our connected co-op community. As member of Marshall County REMC, you… Continue reading.
Working with electricity can be a dangerous job, especially for lineworkers. In fact, USA Today lists line repairers and installers among the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. That’s why for Marshall County REMC, safety is the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, we have created a culture of putting our… Continue reading.
Now that summer is in full swing, like many of you, I welcome more opportunities to be outdoors and enjoy the warmer weather. Summertime brings many of my favorite activities like cooking out with family and friends, afternoons on the water and simply slowing down a bit to enjoy life. But summer months also… Continue reading.
One of the things I love best about our community is the natural beauty that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for all sorts of birds and other wildlife. We know that you appreciate our community for many of the same reasons. At Marshall… Continue reading.
Since 1935, Marshall County REMC has provided dependable electricity and quality service to its members. Today, the rural members of Marshall County REMC are underserved by high-speed internet, much like the co-op’s rural residents were underserved with electricity in the 1930s. High-speed internet is now recognized across the county as being just as… Continue reading.
While 2020 was anything but normal, we were able to still complete multiple system improvement and maintenance projects that ultimately mean better power quality and reliability for our members. Throughout the past year, we have been much more focused on working with members to address problematic trees and right-of-way access. Our electrical system covers… Continue reading.