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Don’t tamper with your meter

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Noble REMC

Meter tampering can result in electric shock, is illegal and increases electricity rates for other co-op members. Never break a meter seal. Never open a meter base. Never remove a meter or alter an entrance cable in any manner. For safety reasons, only Noble REMC personnel are permitted to remove meters from a meter socket…. Continue reading.

Meeting our challenges

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Each year as Miami-Cass REMC’s CEO, I am privileged to address you, our members, at our member appreciation day/annual meeting. Here are a few highlights from my address to those in attendance. It has been a whirlwind since we met virtually last year. We saw one our best residential housing growth years since 2007. Before… Continue reading.

Annual meeting recap

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

The 83rd annual Member Appreciation Day and Annual Meeting of Miami-Cass REMC was held June 16 at the Peru Circus Building. Total attendance at the meeting was over 800 with 300 registered members representing nearly 6.1 percent of the total voting membership. All registered members who attended received a thermal tote and a $15 bill… Continue reading.

Return to camp

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC was proud to send two students this summer to Camp Kilowatt — Landen Adams and Bentley Fross (pictured above).  Camp Kilowatt, held at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, combines the traditional camp experience with education in the areas of electrical safety, electric cooperatives and careers at electric cooperatives.

4-H Electric judging

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in Miami-Cass REMC

Miami-Cass REMC continues to support the 4-H Electric program in both Miami and Cass counties, and there were more great exhibits this year. We are proud of the accomplishments of this year’s Electric members and would like to congratulate those who participated in the program and exhibited their projects at the county level. There were… Continue reading.

What is economic development?

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

The key to cultivating robust communities is economic development. Economic development seeks to improve the overall quality of life within a community. The scope of development typically includes job creation and business retention through incentives for small businesses and workforce development programs. By supporting innovation, new ideas and new strategies, economic development promotes social change… Continue reading.

Camp offers unique experience

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

Riding in a bucket truck, zip lining and making new friends are what students will remember from their time spent at Camp Kilowatt this summer. LaGrange County REMC sponsored Prairie Heights incoming seventh grader, Jeremiah Hinkle (pictured at right), to travel to Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, for four days of fun June 8-11. He… Continue reading.

No lost time accidents

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC was recently presented with a “No Lost Time Accident Award” in recognition of its management and employees for their outstanding achievement of an accident-free record of 95,774 employee hours since June 22, 2018, by the Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange. Pictured at left are current employees marking the achievement.

Crew completes training

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC’s tree crew successfully completed the Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP). This training helps prepare the crew for working safely near energized utility wires. Instruction included identifying specific electrical hazards when working around energized conductors. Team members also got to practice aerial rescue training where they successfully lower a “compromised” co-worker to the… Continue reading.

Do we owe you money?

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Posted on Aug 07, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC is attempting to locate former members who have unclaimed capital credits. These capital credits were retired and issued during 2019 for persons who received electricity from the cooperative during 1995 and 2018.    A list of the individuals who did not cash their check has been posted on our website at lagrangeremc.com…. Continue reading.