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KKVLogoKankakee Valley REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Wanatah, Indiana. As a cooperative, Kankakee Valley 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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Amplifying our donations through Sharing Success program

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Posted on Jul 02, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Daily, the Seven Cooperative Principles guide operations at Kankakee Valley REMC. Concern for Community is one of those principles. We are proud to invest in our communities.  A recent grant-matching opportunity through the CoBank Sharing Success program allowed us to double the impact of our financial gifts to four local organizations.   CoBank, one of… Continue reading.

Hands-Free Law Goes Into Effect

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Posted on Jul 02, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As of July 1, drivers are prohibited from using handheld devices while driving on Indiana roads. The new legislation, intended to combat distracted driving, prohibits drivers from holding or using a handheld mobile device while operating a moving vehicle. When drivers are distracted, accidents often occur. Many times, when drivers veer off roads they hit… Continue reading.

Then & Now: WVPA’s approach to making electricity

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Posted on Jun 30, 2020 in A Co-op Perspective, Boone REMC, Heartland REMC, Kankakee Valley REMC, LaGrange County REMC, Marshall County REMC, Noble REMC, Steuben County REMC, Warren County REMC

Believe it or not, there’s a stiff, cold wind out there that’s helping to heat your home in the winter. And there’s a blazing hot sun in the sky that can keep you cool all summer long. Over the past decade, the way we generate electricity has changed dramatically. Advances in technology have made sustainable… Continue reading.

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Scott Sears

Stay safe in the great outdoors

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Posted on Jun 03, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

After a long winter and spring — and months of quarantine — many are itching to get outside. The warmer northwest Indiana weather will certainly coax your family to enjoy more outdoor activities. But while you transition from spring to summer, you may forget about some of the dangers outside. Kankakee Valley REMC is responsible… Continue reading.

Right-of-way spraying begins

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Posted on Jun 03, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

As detailed in last month’s Indiana Connection, Kankakee Valley REMC’s contractor will begin spraying along our right-of-ways the first of July. The work is being done by The Daltons. The contract crews will focus on brush and small woody plant chemical vegetation control in the areas shown on the map. This foliage poses a risk… Continue reading.

Ways to pay

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Posted on Jun 03, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

We want to make it easy for you to pay your Kankakee Valley REMC electric bill.  Many convenient payment options are available that require you to never leave the safe comforts of your home.    In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, KV REMC suspended the disconnection of electric service for non-payment and suspended… Continue reading.

Youth program participants announced

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Posted on Jun 03, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC offers an array of opportunities to inspire our next generation of leaders.  Two opportunities that take place over the summer are Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., and Touchstone Energy Camp at Camp Tecumseh.  Both experiences are so much more than sightseeing and fun, they provide participants with experiences to help them deepen… Continue reading.

Interested in serving as a director?

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Posted on Jun 03, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Your electric cooperative is run by a democratically elected board of directors. If you are interested in leading your cooperative, then consider running for directorship in this year’s election. You must attend the mandatory meeting on June 23 at the REMC beginning at 6:30 p.m. CDT to be placed on the election ballot.Director elections will… Continue reading.

Operation Round Up update

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Posted on Jun 03, 2020 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Local non-profit organizations are the backbone of our communities. The programs and services they provide to aid residents in need are more important now than ever before. We are pleased to announce the first quarter Operation Round Up grants provided to local non-profit organizations for programs to help those in need.  Morgan Township Volunteer Fire… Continue reading.

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