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Four substations to be upgraded

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

KV REMC is focused on meeting our member-consumers’ needs today and in the future. Providing safe, reliable and affordable power will always be our highest priority. To do this requires maintaining overhead and underground power lines, poles and other infrastructure, like substations.  To meet the growing electrical needs of our membership and area growth, often… Continue reading.

Committed to the community

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

KV REMC’s commitment to the community is demonstrated through the work of both its employees and membership. Operation Round Up is one way we can work together to support area non-profits and make a difference in the community. Recently, Operation Round Up awarded three deserving organizations grants to support programs and projects that directly impact… Continue reading.

United Way Day of Caring

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Posted on Sep 02, 2021 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Electric cooperatives have a proud history of giving back. Our concern for the community is a significant part of who we are and is reflected in how we engage with our local communities.  This year, your cooperative’s employees volunteered during United Way Day of Caring, joining 400 area volunteers to give back to non-profits and… Continue reading.

What’s next?

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Posted on Sep 01, 2021 in Decatur County REMC

School is in full swing and summer is coming to a close.  Unfortunately, I had to put the boat away until next summer. But we’ll be pulling out all the fall décor and Halloween decorations before you know it. We had a very productive summer at Decatur County REMC. We made even more progress on… Continue reading.

Summary of board’s meeting in June

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Posted on Sep 01, 2021 in Decatur County REMC

The meeting was opened by Vice Chairman Steve AmRhein, and Secretary Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present with Scheidler attending virtually. Also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp, Legal Counsel Robert Wickens and employees Matt Raver and Crystal Greathouse. AmRhein opened by welcoming Clay Nuhring as a newly elected… Continue reading.

Tell us: What makes your Christmas special?

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Posted on Sep 01, 2021 in General

Holiday movie marathons. Christmas Eve church services. Visits to Santa. “Ugly Christmas sweater” family portraits. Matching PJs on Christmas morning. Every family has its own traditions that make the most special holiday even more special. Our December issue will feature our readers’ favorite holiday traditions. Let us know how you celebrate Christmas with your family… Continue reading.

Overhead vs. underground power lines

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Posted on Aug 31, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Whenever a hurricane, wildfire, or other natural disaster causes a widespread power outage, people tend to ask a logical question: Why don’t they put the power lines underground? It’s one of those questions that seems to have an easy answer — until you start looking at the details. The debate over “undergrounding” power lines comes… Continue reading.

Does the REMC owe you money?

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Posted on Aug 31, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC has posted a list of individuals who were issued a capital credit refund check in August 2018 and August 2019 for the capital credit years of 1981-1984 but have not claimed their checks. Each check was mailed to the last known address on record at the REMC. A notice of where to obtain… Continue reading.

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New hires

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Posted on Aug 31, 2021 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC employees and directors would like to welcome Accounting Assistant Alexis Knear, Staking Engineer Josh Walter and Inventory Operations and Purchasing Coordinator Mike Schickel to the REMC team!