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Marshall Logo_BlueYellow_withLinemanMarshall County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Plymouth, Indiana. As a cooperative, Marshall 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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Deck the halls with boughs of safety

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Posted on Oct 19, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

When Ralphie Parker’s dad attempts to plug his glorious but tragically fra-gee-lee “Italian” leg lamp into an overloaded wall outlet in the holiday movie classic “A Christmas Story,” there first came a “snap of a few sparks” and the “whiff of ozone” before the lamp blazed forth in the front window. While that’s a funny… Continue reading.

Use LEDs and save this holiday season

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Posted on Oct 19, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Tipmont

The holidays are just around the corner. And because displays go up earlier and earlier in the stores, you’ve no doubt been tempted to purchase new holiday lights. Light-emitting diodes, more commonly known as LEDs, consume far less electricity than incandescent bulbs, and decorative LED light strings such as Christmas tree lights are no different…. Continue reading.

Support REMC’s Community Day and receive free LED lightbulbs!

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Posted on Sep 28, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC will host a food drive the month of October to support the Bread of Life Food Pantry in Plymouth. Your REMC continually supports the community through donations, youth programs and other services, but the month of October brings Indiana’s Electric Cooperative Community Day! Indiana’s electric cooperatives come together to complete a project… Continue reading.

Landfills: An important renewable energy source

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Posted on Sep 28, 2016 in A Co-op Perspective, Kankakee Valley REMC, Marshall County REMC, Tipmont

Solar power and wind farms have long been used as renewable energy sources in the Midwest. But in 2002, Wabash Valley Power (WVPA) was one of the first utilities in the area to use a much more unexpected resource for green energy — landfills. Built to minimize the impact on the environment, landfills have a… Continue reading.

Help us help you

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Posted on Sep 28, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

From now through January, Marshall County REMC will be conducting a survey of residential co-op members. This telephone survey is conducted every two years and helps our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power, determine how much power we’ll need in the near future. The survey will be conducted by Oppenheim Research, a Tallahassee, Florida, firm with experience… Continue reading.

4-H Electric program winners

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Posted on Aug 31, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

  Division 1: circuit board Champion: Travis Barnhart Reserve Champion: Amara Harris Division 2: shake flashlight Champion: Cassidy Riddle Reserve Champion: Pierce Brookins Division 3: extension cord Champion: Thad Pletcher Reserve Champion: Trey Hall Division 4: lamp Champion: Connor Tracy Reserve Champion: Maclain Middaugh Division 5: home wiring Champion: Makayla Wilson Reserve Champion: Brandon Kitch… Continue reading.

Focus on safety this harvest

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Posted on Aug 31, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

During harvest season, many farmers reap the benefits of advancement in agricultural technology. With the help of GPS auto-steer devices, farmers are able to decrease driver error and maximize productivity. Yet despite these advances, safety risks remain. To help farmers stay out of harm’s way, Safe Electricity shares tips for a safe harvest. GPS with… Continue reading.

Serving the community

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Posted on Aug 31, 2016 in Marshall County REMC

The Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up® board of directors awarded $2,000 to the Marshall County Historical Society Inc. on July 26. The Marshall County Historical Society Inc. promotes awareness and appreciation for the unique history of Marshall County and Indiana through the collection, preservation and display of local artifacts and documents. The organization strives… Continue reading.

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