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.
For just pennies a month, the power of our members joining together is making a huge impact on our community. 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 $590,000 has been given back to… Continue reading.
Introducing Lagrange County REMC’s newest way to save you time and money … our automated telephone payment system. The system gives our members the quickest payment options available. When you call our office, you will be able to choose to route your call to (1) report an outage, (2) make a payment and check your… Continue reading.
No matter your job, a business owner lives in your house: you! As a member of your local electric cooperative, you are actually an owner (a member-consumer) of the organization! Electric cooperatives sprang up across the U.S. in the 1930s as towns and cities across the nation gained access to electricity. The Rural Electrification Act… Continue reading.
Have you ever heard the saying “If you want something done right, do it yourself?” That’s what LaGrange County REMC did over 85 years ago. LaGrange County REMC was the first one to bring power to the rural communities in our area that had been ignored by large, investor-owned electric utilities in the 1930s. Today,… Continue reading.
The LaGrange County Regional Utility District recently applied for and received a $3,000 EnviroWatts grant from LaGrange County REMC. After closing its Fish/Royer Lakes Wastewater Treatment Plant, the organization wanted to create a low-maintenance, wildlife-friendly landscape indigenous to the region. The district joined with Blue Heron Ministries to complete a three-year process to eliminate any… Continue reading.
LaGrange County REMC is attempting to locate former members who have unclaimed capital credits. These capital credits were retired and issued during 2018 for persons receiving electricity from the REMC during 1994 and 2017. A list of the individuals who did not cash their check has been posted on our website at lagrangeremc.com. Click… Continue reading.
Several employees and their families passed out bottled water at the Stroh Days parade last month. We’re so grateful for community events like this to see our neighbors and spread the word about our broadband project!
These dog days of summer might have you considering putting those loitering summer sunrays to work making electricity for your home. Advances in technology have helped make the cost of solar energy more affordable. More people than ever before are considering adding solar panels to their home. But before you contact a solar panel sales… Continue reading.
We have some exciting news to announce: The start of LaGrange County REMC Broadband, a high-speed fiber-optic internet project for our members! With key financial support from the LaGrange County Commissioners and Council in the form of a $5 million grant from the Major Moves fund last November, we were able to secure the additional… Continue reading.
Thanks to those who joined us for our virtual annual meeting on June 11. For those who couldn’t attend live, you can view the meeting on our Facebook page. CEO Mark Leu provided a glimpse into how 85 years after LaGrange County REMC brought electricity to LaGrange County, we’ll plan to do the same… Continue reading.
It’s coming! High-speed internet! As we mentioned in our July 2021 CEO’s column, LaGrange County REMC is excited to roll out our next step in bringing fiber-optic broadband to LaGrange County. Please visit the website broadband.lagrangeremc.com to pre-register for broadband service. You can view all our service areas, pricing and packages and see what we’ve… Continue reading.