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Kankakee 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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Give crews some room

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Posted on Sep 01, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC

During the summer and early fall, seeing work zone signs or construction crews working in the roadway is common. Flaggers or signs force you to slow down or in some situations come to a complete stop. When pressed for time, these situations can be frustrating. It is important to remind motorists to be careful around… Continue reading.

Why we replace utility poles

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC

You probably don’t pay much attention to the utility poles found throughout Kankakee Valley REMC’s service territory. But, did you know these tall structures are the backbone of our distribution network? Strong, sturdy utility poles ensure a reliable electric system, which is why we routinely inspect the thousands of poles found on our lines. Throughout… Continue reading.

Making a difference

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC members are making a difference in the community. This quarter, the Operation Round Up Trust awarded over $7,000 to non-profit organizations in the community. North Judson-San Pierre Middle School/High School bands received a $3,000 grant to purchase band instruments for students to use. With the help of the grant, students who might… Continue reading.

Supporting our youth

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Many people recognize Kankakee Valley REMC as an electric power supplier for our rural communities. Our business is to keep the lights on to over 18,000 members. Equally important, though, is the impact we have on our youth and our commitment to the communities we serve. Each year, Kankakee Valley REMC provides two fun, educational… Continue reading.

Safeguard your electronics with surge protectors

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Posted on Jul 22, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC

Surge protectors save your electronics from power surges or increases in voltage significantly above the intended level in the flow of electricity. While power surges are commonly associated with lightning and storms, surge protectors have everyday purposes. Power surges, unfortunately, can happen at any time of day, regardless of weather. High-powered pieces of equipment are… Continue reading.

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How do appliances affect your bill?

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Posted on Jun 29, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC

There are many things in and around the house using electricity. Some of those things are, what we would call, necessities and others are lifestyle choices. It is good practice to be aware of how different appliances might affect your monthly bill. All appliances use different amounts of energy. When I work with a member… Continue reading.

Summer safety tips

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Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Warm, sunny days beckon families to enjoy outside fun. Sometimes cooling off with a dip in a swimming pool is the answer. Children don’t often understand the dangers lurking in and around a pool. It is not only important to understand your pool’s electrical system, but also to remind your family that water and electricity… Continue reading.

Spraying program starts this month

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Posted on Jun 28, 2016 in Kankakee Valley REMC

Kankakee Valley REMC’s right-of-way maintenance will begin this month. The contract crew will be working later this month in the following areas of Starke County — Jackson, Center, Railroad, Washington, North Bend, California, Oregon, Davis and Wayne townships. In addition, this maintenance will include all KVREMC service locations in Pulaski and Marshall counties. The Daltons… Continue reading.

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