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Celebrating your membership

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Posted on Oct 06, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

Fall is a busy time, and October is a particularly eventful month with school, community and sports activities in full swing. It’s also when all cooperatives celebrate National Cooperative Month.  When Marshall County REMC celebrates Co-op Month, it is celebrating you! After all, our co-op wouldn’t exist without you, our members.  Our core business purpose… Continue reading.

Dave Lewallen

The power of preparation

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Posted on Sep 04, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

Since September is National Preparedness Month — and because severe weather events seem to be occurring more frequently — consider planning for bad weather now before storms hit. I urge you not only to have enough food, water and supplies to last at least a few days, but to take other practical steps to keep… Continue reading.

Know the signs of scams

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Posted on Jul 05, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

It’s no secret that consumers with a water, gas or electricity connection have long been targets for utility scams, but fraudsters have changed their tactics since the Covid-19 pandemic. As consumers became more reliant on technology for work, school and commerce, scammers noted these shifts and adapted their tactics to this changed environment.  Imposter scams… Continue reading.

Dave Lewallen

Why is my power out?

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Posted on May 30, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

Our last large outage in April had a lot of members wondering “Why is my power out when it’s sunny and nice outside?”  We all anticipate our lights might go out when a big storm rolls through, but the reality is there are many factors that cause outages even when the weather is perfect. To… Continue reading.

Dave Lewallen

Prioritize safety year-round

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Posted on May 06, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

At Marshall County REMC, we recognize Electrical Safety Month every May, but we also know the importance of practicing safety year-round. From our co-op crews to you, the consumer-members we serve, we recognize that everyone has a part to play in prioritizing safety. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, thousands of people in the… Continue reading.

The power behind your power

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Posted on Apr 03, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

You’ve likely noticed Marshall County REMC’s crews out and about, working on power lines and other electrical equipment in our community. It’s no secret that a lineworker’s job is tough — but it’s a job that’s essential and must be done, often in challenging conditions. This month, as we celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day on April… Continue reading.

Dave Lewallen

Five reasons we love serving you

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Posted on Feb 03, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

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.

Dave Lewallen

What’s in store for 2022

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Posted on Jan 08, 2022 in Marshall County REMC

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.

Dave Lewallen

Good news

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Posted on Nov 04, 2021 in Marshall County REMC

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.

Celebrating Co-op Month

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Posted on Oct 03, 2021 in Marshall County REMC

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.