Mark Leu, Author at Indiana Connection

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Step into summer with broadband internet

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Posted on Jun 17, 2024 in LaGrange County REMC

Some of my fondest summertime memories growing up were spending time at the lake. Our community has some amazing natural water resources that provide idyllic spots to swim, fish, boat, or just spend some time chilling out. In fact, they are so popular that many of you have a seasonal home or cottage on one… Continue reading.

Playing It Safe Online

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Posted on Oct 22, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

In today’s world, most of us don’t leave the front door unlocked. We protect our homes, loved ones and valuables from intruders with locks, alarms and other security measures. Cybersecurity is no different. It’s the practice of protecting other valuables such as your identity, banking and health records and other sensitive information from digital attacks… Continue reading.

Helping You Understand Electricity Prices

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Posted on Sep 03, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

You have probably noticed that the daily cost of living has increased across the board. Inflation has impacted everything from the price of gasoline to eggs, and costs for the fuels required to produce electricity have also risen. I wanted to explain some factors that impact electricity prices (and your energy bill) in this month’s… Continue reading.

Mark Leu

1,000 broadband connections

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Posted on Aug 23, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

It’s finally happened: We’ve reached 1,000 broadband connections! After almost three years of planning and building on our part, 1,000 customers are now able to access high-speed internet in their homes and businesses via their LaGrange County REMC Broadband service. And with the benefits these connections bring, this number is sure to rise — and… Continue reading.

Mark Leu

We exist to serve you

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Posted on Jul 06, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

“We’re here to serve you.” We’ve all heard this phrase countless times. These words may sound generic, but to us — your local electric cooperative — they mean everything.  LaGrange County REMC was created to serve our community. Back in the day, neighbors banded together and formed our co-op for the common good. In our… Continue reading.

Mark Leu

Working to serve you better

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Posted on Jun 11, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

Providing reliable power to you is, and will always be, a top priority for LaGrange County REMC. These days, power reliability seems to be making news now more than ever.  As the energy industry continues to transition and more segments of the economy are becoming electrified, such as vehicles, machinery and even lawn equipment, additional… Continue reading.

Mark Leu

Sustaining a reliable electric system

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Posted on May 08, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” This popular adage is often used in conversation or a story when someone is about to do something foolish or risky. If they heed this advice, it means they did not commit to “one basket,” but instead hedged their bets with multiple… Continue reading.

Mark Leu

Recognizing our lineworkers

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Posted on Apr 04, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

Most electric  customers are grateful for the service that keeps their homes and businesses humming along month after month through the heat of the summer and the biting cold of our Indiana winters. But most rarely think about the individuals who make that service possible.  In a day when we depend on it so much,… Continue reading.

Mark Leu

Take advantage of energy efficiency

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Posted on Mar 08, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

As a member of LaGrange County REMC, you’re in a unique position to take advantage of energy-efficiency programs offered by the cooperative. Because we are a not-for-profit organization, our goal is to provide safe, reliable power at the most affordable price for our members. This means helping you save money on your monthly electric bill…. Continue reading.

Mark Leu

Capital credits and cooperatives

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Posted on Feb 19, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

For consumers today, there are tempting offers all around. However, there are few places where your input is welcome and your contributions can come back around to benefit you. LaGrange County REMC provides one of the rare opportunities where some of the money you put in can make its way back to you and you… Continue reading.

Mark Leu

REMC broadband connects first customer

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Posted on Jan 05, 2023 in LaGrange County REMC

It wasn’t that long ago that we rolled up our sleeves and went to work to transform an idea into reality: bring fiber-fast internet to the community. LaGrange County REMC Broadband was launched on June 10, 2021, and fiber construction began shortly after, on July 27. Building a fiber broadband network from scratch is no… Continue reading.