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.
Starting now through January, LaGrange County REMC will be conducting a survey of residential co-op members. The co-op conducts surveys every few years to determine how much power we’ll need in the near future and how we can better serve our members. The surveys — through postcard, email or telephone — will be conducted by… Continue reading.
While you were grabbing a corn dog or lemon shake up, you may have seen our energy advisor, Jake Taylor, visiting the LaGrange County 4-H Fair. While he may have also indulged in the great food, he was there to give back to the community by helping to judge the 4-H Electric projects. Taylor, alongside… Continue reading.
An average donation of $6 a year from you means a lot of good for those around you. Because of our members’ generosity, LaGrange County REMC’s Operation Round Up program was able to award grants to three local nonprofit organizations this quarter. This is made possible by the nearly 75 percent of our members who… Continue reading.
As school buses resume roaming roads and the sun starts setting sooner, it won’t be long before autumn arrives. Yet before pumpkin pie aroma fills the air and Halloween costumes decorate storefronts, you can still take advantage of the late summer to prepare your home for the fall and winter. Some suggested considerations include: Tackling… Continue reading.
It’s a new school year, and kids of all ages are getting ready for a fresh year of learning. Beginning in kindergarten, students go to school to study a broad variety of subjects and learn new skills to prepare them for the future. Similarly, LaGrange County REMC is continually learning in order to advance technology… Continue reading.
Reliability. Fairness. Honesty. These are the values we live and work by in making sure we provide the best electric service possible to you, our members. It’s our job to make sure we provide reliable service at the most affordable price, and in doing so, we are consistently evaluating if we’re doing this to the… Continue reading.
In the halls of LaGrange County REMC, you could almost always hear whistling coming from a back office. Or a wheezing laugh. Or a turn-of-phrase last heard in the 1950s. But that’s the magic of retired LaGrange County Warehouse Clerk Matt Weimer. He made even the quiet atmosphere of an office into an energetic place… Continue reading.
Sunny, blue skies and yellow ribbon highlighted the celebration of the completion of the LaOtto Solar Generating Station. A piece of our Co-op Solar program, the array is owned by our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance, at the southeast corner of State Road 3 and County Road 70. Construction began in December 2018, with… Continue reading.
The excitement of buying a house can soon be tempered by additional price tags that come with the purchased property. Older houses frequently mean older appliances and heating and cooling systems, which also are likely more inefficient than newer systems available today. They may even require you to plan for replacements in the not-too-distant future…. Continue reading.
The summer sun quickly drives up outdoor temperatures — and energy bills with it! 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… Continue reading.
Working with electricity can be a dangerous job, especially for lineworkers. Line repairers and installers are consistently ranked among the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. That’s why for LaGrange County REMC, safety is the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, we have created a culture of putting our crews’ safety… Continue reading.