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.
District 1 Larry Fetters currently serves as director for District 1 and has served the LaGrange County REMC board of directors since 1999. He is certified as a Credentialed Cooperative Director through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), and has also earned his Board Leadership Certificate through the organization. He retired after more than… Continue reading.
It’s OK to say “I don’t know.” Most people have been taught that admitting we don’t have all the answers somehow shows a lack of intelligence on our part, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I often get calls from members who are confused about their use and can’t seem to understand what… Continue reading.
A years-long project to restore Delt Church County Park to its native oak savanna landscape is one step closer to completion with help from LaGrange County REMC’s EnviroWatts program. The LaGrange County Parks Department was recently granted $3,500 to continue eradicating invasive species in its quest to bring back the park’s native beauty. The parks… Continue reading.
Electric cooperatives like LaGrange County REMC have helped their members during times of crisis for nearly a century. We’ve supported members during tornadoes, storms, recessions, and now, pandemics. Nothing has changed. We’re still here, and we’re not going anywhere. COVID-19 has put a lot of our members in uncharted territory. We understand that the circumstances… Continue reading.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures. Rather than perpetually running your air conditioner, some strategic planning can save you energy, leading to lower electric use. Steps you can take to reduce your energy costs are to: Open the windows on cool summer evenings and nights. A cool breeze in the evening and overnight… Continue reading.
We love trees. They beautify our landscape, provide shade and are an essential part of nature. When you see a LaGrange County REMC crew out trimming trees, know that we are doing so to keep you safe and prevent service issues. Too close for comfort Although most trees do not present a problem, some of… Continue reading.
It’s a new day and age. People’s schedules fill up faster than ever. Between commuting to and from work, driving kids to their practices and volunteering in the community, free time is slim and convenience means everything. That’s why we’ve decided to make changes to the LaGrange County REMC Annual Meeting to allow more members… Continue reading.
Regardless of how you choose to vote for the LaGrange County REMC Board of Directors, every member who votes receives a $10 bill credit (one credit per account). So why not take two minutes to have your voice heard and earn a little cash back? New this year, we’re providing three ways to vote in… Continue reading.
It came as a shock to Superintendent Jeff Reed when he heard the numbers. By the end of the year, it’s estimated Prairie Heights School Corporation, a member of the co-op, will have saved more than 1 million kilowatt-hours since the corporation first started energy efficiency upgrades in 2015. “Is that right? I’m going to… Continue reading.
The sweltering summer heat can mean diving into your swimming pool — and high diving deep into energy costs. With temperatures starting to rise, you may be eyeing the swimming pool to help cool you off this summer. If you have a pool at your home, you likely are not yearning as much for those… Continue reading.