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Heartland REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in northeastern Indiana. As a cooperative, Heartland REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.

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Don’t fall victim to utility scams

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Heartland REMC

Every day, millions of Americans are targeted by scammers through phone calls, emails, text messages, on line or in person. Scammers’ tactics can change daily, which is why it’s important for consumers to stay on top of the latest scam reports from local and national news outlets, as well as your local utility companies.  Just… Continue reading.

Getting to know the underground agreement

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Heartland REMC

As Heartland REMC and TWN Communications continue working to bring fast, reliable fiber internet to the area, we’re certain you have heard about the Underground Agreement. Not sure what it is or why you need to sign it? Read on to learn more.  What is the Underground Agreement? Simply put, the Underground Agreement gives TWN… Continue reading.

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Four tips for winter safety

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Heartland REMC

Winter months bring increased fire risks and electrical safety hazards. During the coldest months, consumers use additional electrical devices and appliances, like space heaters, electric blankets and portable generators.  Safeguard your loved ones and your home with these electrical safety tips from the Electrical Safety Foundation International.  Don’t overload outlets. Avoid using extension cords or… Continue reading.

Holiday décor tips for an energy-wise home

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in Heartland REMC

Whether you’ve already decked your halls or you’re just getting started, there’s still time to incorporate energy savings into your holiday décor planning.  If you haven’t strung your twinkle lights, be sure to use LED light strands. LEDs consume far less energy than incandescent lights and they can last 40 holiday seasons. They’re also safer… Continue reading.

Community Chance

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Posted on Dec 01, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “‘Tis better to give than to receive.” And this time of year is a wonderful opportunity to benefit your community (and Concern for Community is one of our guiding Cooperative Principles!). Here are a few ways you can have a meaningful impact this December: Volunteer your skills or strengths. Everyone… Continue reading.

Big Project, Big Progress

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Posted on Nov 07, 2021 in Heartland REMC

E-learning, telehealth appointments, online banking, ordering groceries, or even streaming TV … we understand that being connected is important!   That’s why TWN Communications is proud to partner with Heartland REMC to bring fiber internet to your front door. Currently, Heartland REMC and TWN are working together to construct a fiber-optic communication network throughout Heartland’s… Continue reading.

Make time to save money

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Posted on Nov 07, 2021 in Heartland REMC

Who has to time to save energy? You’re a busy person; we get that. If you spend your life thinking about energy efficiency, well, you’d probably be working for us. But even though you might not have 40 hours a week to spend noodling over ways to save energy, there’s still lots you can do… Continue reading.

Smart Stuffers

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Posted on Oct 28, 2021 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Miami-Cass REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC

This holiday season you’ll probably see lots of advertising for “smart” home this and “smart” home that. Commercials will highlight gadgets that make your life better because they make your home so dang smart. Rather than make promises about how “smart” these devices are, let’s talk about how they can be more helpful in your… Continue reading.

Beware of fire and falls

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Posted on Oct 27, 2021 in Features, Heartland REMC

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) statistics indicate that 30% of all home fires and 38% of home fire deaths occur during the months of December, January, and February. These winter fires result from a variety of sources. The United States Fire Administration reports fires caused by cooking, heating and open flame all increase during the… Continue reading.

Deck your halls safely

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Posted on Oct 27, 2021 in Features, Heartland REMC

As your family puts up a tree or hangs the stockings this holiday season, start a new tradition. Put safety at the top of your list. Too often, the twinkling lights people see are on the top of a fire truck or ambulance — the result of holiday accidents that could have been prevented. According… Continue reading.

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