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Does the REMC owe you money?

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Posted on Apr 03, 2020 in Steuben County REMC

YOUR REMC IS MORE THAN AN ELECTRIC UTILITY. IT IS LITERALLY PUTTING MONEY BACK IN YOUR POCKET. We issued checks in 2017 for members with capital credits from 1996–2004. Please check the listing at www.remcsteuben.com/unclaimed-capital-credits to see if you recognize any names in this listing.

Prepaid Electric Service

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Posted on Feb 26, 2020 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC will soon offer prepaid electric service which allows you to pay for electricity in advance and avoid costly security deposits. Purchasing electricity before you use it allows you to control your budget and pay how much you want, when you want. More information will be in the April Indiana Connection. We look forward… Continue reading.

We want to hear from YOU!

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Posted on Jan 07, 2020 in Warren County REMC

We live in a device-driven world. Our smartphones, tablets, laptops and an assortment of other devices help us communicate and connect. Companies spend billions pushing out a steady drumbeat of messages and information, and we are constantly bombarded with one-way communication. But is anyone listening on the other end? At Warren County REMC, we are… Continue reading.

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Make it a safe harvest

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Posted on Oct 03, 2019 in Warren County REMC

Harvest time in Indiana can be an exciting and exhausting time, the culmination of a season of hard work. However, the rush to harvest can also yield tragic outcomes. Each year, dozens of farm workers are killed and hundreds are injured in electrical accidents on the farm.   Review with all workers the farm activities… Continue reading.

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Don’t let your pet’s ‘gobble-uns’ get it

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Posted on Oct 02, 2019 in Pets

By Richard G. Biever Halloween is supposed to be a fun time of make believe. But if Fido and Fluffy make believe the bite-sized morsels for trick-or-treaters momentarily left unattended by the front door were for them, Halloween can turn into a true fright night. Holidays, with their special decorations and treats, are fraught with… Continue reading.

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LaGrange County REMC: More than a co-op

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Posted on Sep 30, 2019 in LaGrange County REMC

When people think of LaGrange County REMC, they more than likely think of the bill they receive every month or their power being restored after a storm or accident. But the cooperative is more than just electricity. We’re a community organization made up of local residents who care about those we serve. That’s why we… Continue reading.

Ask the energy advisor

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Posted on Jun 24, 2019 in Noble REMC

With the summer season finally upon us, many of you are beginning to use and enjoy your pools. As with anything around the home, maintenance and breakdowns are going to happen.  When this happens to your pool pump, you should consider replacing your standard single-speed pool pump with a variable speed driven, Energy Star®-rated pool… Continue reading.

Spend to save

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Posted on Jan 30, 2019 in Energy

Disclaimer: The Energy column provides general information to help you manage your energy costs. Some electric cooperatives may not offer all the programs mentioned in this column. By Stephanie Johnson — guest columnist, Jasper County REMC This spring, the stress you encounter from filing your federal income taxes may be relieved by your tax refund… Continue reading.

All in the family

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Posted on Dec 27, 2018 in General

By Holly Huffman At the age of 24, Jack “Lee” Marcum III had a choice: Come back home to run the family business or pursue a degree in computer science.  Marcum went with his heart. He chose family and the business he came to love. Since then, the CEO of New Castle, Indiana-based Jack’s Donuts… Continue reading.

Roughing It — July 2018 Product Picks

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Posted on Jul 02, 2018 in Product Picks

By Jane Cannon “Roughing it” ain’t what it used to be. And unless you’re a Jeremiah Johnson mountainman-type — that’s a good thing. With these clever gadgets, you can venture into the great outdoors and still enjoy some of the creature comforts of home. Cook & charge No need to rub sticks together to cook… Continue reading.