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.
It’s spare change that makes a big difference. Thanks to our participating members for allowing their bills to be rounded up each month to the nearest dollar. Since the beginning of the program in January 2002, over $580,000 has been given back to our community. The money has been used by organizations who serve… Continue reading.
LaGrange County REMC’s newest employee, Sue Rodeghier, has joined the cooperative as its staff accountant. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as she was most recently a certified public accountant (CPA) for Fry, Trowbridge & Associates in LaGrange. Rodeghier loves riding on the Pumpkin Vine trail in Shipshewana and updating her flower garden,… Continue reading.
Some of the coolest new tech for your home will chill you out in the summer and keep you toasty in the winter – while reducing your carbon footprint and lowering your energy costs. If your home is cooled by an air source heat pump, the system also heats your home in the winter. And… Continue reading.
One of the things I love best about our community is the natural beauty that surrounds us. We are fortunate to have so many trees that offer beauty, shade and a habitat for all sorts of birds and other wildlife. We know that you appreciate our community for many of the same reasons. At LaGrange… Continue reading.
LaGrange County REMC recently welcomed two new employees — Jayson Rainsberger and David Traylor — to the cooperative. Rainsberger, pictured at right, came to LaGrange County REMC to serve as its network operations engineer. His role is to build, monitor and operate our brand new fiber optic broadband network. Rainsberger; his wife, Meghann, and their… Continue reading.
“All good things must come to an end.” goes the age-old saying. After serving on LaGrange County REMC’s board of directors for nearly 22 years, Larry Fetters retired after moving out of the cooperative’s service territory. Fetters served District 1, which covers all of Van Buren and Lima townships and portions of Newbury and Clay… Continue reading.
Every year, as a member of LaGrange County REMC, you have the opportunity to vote for your board of directors. This year includes one contested race and two uncontested races. District 1 This position was previously held by Larry Fetters who retired in March. Michael Huppenthal is running for the vacant position in District 1…. Continue reading.
Can donating a few pennies a month to help others really make an impact? They can when those pennies are combined with similar donations from other electric cooperative consumers. That is the whole premise behind Operation Round Up. Through the aptly named program, those who receive their electric service from a cooperative like LaGrange County… Continue reading.
Over the last few years, Wi-Fi-enabled thermostats have become a popular upgrade for people updating equipment in their homes. Thermostats such as the Nest and Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostats (among others) connect to a home’s wireless Internet network and can be programmed remotely from a wireless device, such as a smart phone or tablet. You may… Continue reading.
If you were asked to associate an image or a person with LaGrange County REMC, I bet you would picture a lineworker. Some of the most visible employees of the co-op, lineworkers work tirelessly to ensure our community receives uninterrupted power 24/7. “Lineworker” is listed as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in… Continue reading.
Annual meeting planning and preparation usually begins immediately following the previous year’s meeting. Normally, we gather together over a porkburger and ice cream while the kids get their faces painted or jump in the bounce houses, all while listening to some live music. Unfortunately, holding our traditional annual meeting in today’s climate is difficult. LaGrange… Continue reading.