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LaGrange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in LaGrange, Indiana. As a cooperative, LaGrange County 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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Welcome to our new employees!

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Posted on Jan 08, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC recently welcomed two tree-trimmers/groundmen to its team: Jeff Patrick and Cole Harmes. Patrick joined the co-op on Oct. 25 after working at Jayco for three years. He revealed that there is a lot to learn on the electric distribution system but has loved working with the guys. “It’s a great work environment,”… Continue reading.

Recognizing service

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Posted on Jan 08, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

For every five years of service, employees and directors are recognized for their commitment to serving the members of LaGrange County REMC. In November, the co-op celebrated five individuals for their service. Pictured, from left, Director Shane Rasler, 5 years; Amanda Prough, 5 years; Gerald Young, 35 years; Colton Feller, 5 years; and Michael Peterson,… Continue reading.

Apply for our youth programs

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Posted on Jan 08, 2022 in LaGrange County REMC

Camp Kilowatt | June 8–11 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn about energy while making new friends and enjoying activities and games.  This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming, and much… Continue reading.

Celebrating 85 years as your co-op

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC employees recently celebrated a milestone. Eighty-five years ago, several farmers joined together to create a powerful tradition. The cooperative was established, and they began the daunting task of building poles and stringing line that would bring electric power to members throughout LaGrange County.  In the early ’30s the American economy was sluggishly… Continue reading.

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Operation Round Up reaches milestone

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in LaGrange County REMC

With three new grants being funded during the fourth quarter of 2021, the LaGrange County REMC Operation Round Up program has now given back more than $600,000 to our community. The money has been used by organizations who serve all sectors of our community — youth, seniors, young families, and everyone in-between. Since the beginning… Continue reading.

Holiday décor tips for an energy-wise home

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Posted on Dec 11, 2021 in LaGrange County 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.

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Capital credits update

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Posted on Nov 07, 2021 in LaGrange County REMC

LaGrange County REMC isn’t like other utilities — you, as a consumer and a member own a portion of the business. As a not-for-profit cooperative, any revenues in excess of expenses (we call them “margins”) accrued in a year are allocated in the form of capital credits to members who received electric service during that… Continue reading.

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