Marshall 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.
Dear member: The annual meeting of the members of Marshall County Rural Electric Membership Corporation will take place online and via mail-in voting. Two directors will be elected. The candidates selected by the nominating committee are listed here. Your director election packet will be mailed to you. Read the information for more details. A prerecorded… Continue reading.
Two local organizations received Operation Round Up grants. Marshall County 4-H — Advanced Electric received funding to purchase electric kits for students to use as their project. The Marshall County 4-H — Advanced Electric program strives to instill a love of working with and around electricity in our local youth. Operation: Quiet Comfort received funding… Continue reading.
Exercise one of the greatest benefits of being a member of an electric co-op by voting for the upcoming year’s board of directors. Cory Creighton Cory Creighton and his wife, Cassie, have been married for 10 years. They have three children: Chloe O’Keefe, Colton O’Keefe and Savannah Creighton. He is a 29-year resident of Bremen…. Continue reading.
In addition to bringing you pleasure, your garden can help save you energy — or even provide you energy if you grow a vegetable garden. Smart planning in advance can help you create an energy-efficient garden that will last all season long. Take advantage of rain barrels A rain barrel can save you a significant… Continue reading.
Camp Kilowatt Date: June 7-10 A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade. The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn about energy while making new friends and enjoying activities and games. This three-day camp includes horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming and much… Continue reading.
We have been getting a lot of questions from our members about the facility charge and wholesale power cost adjustment on their bills since the recent rate increase. It is important to note that prior to the rate increase, the bills had the facility charge and the wholesale power cost adjustment charges included in the… Continue reading.
Doug Mac Lain | Journeyman Lineman | 29 years of service What have you enjoyed most about your job? I have had the pleasure of helping many people over these last 29 years — not only in our backyard, but also during hurricane restoration and even in Guatemala twice. It’s been a blessing to use… Continue reading.
Icicles dangling from your home’s gutters may be a sign that problems are about to gush in. Many people think of icicles as one of winter’s picturesque images. If your roof faces the south, you may even see icicles forming during the day as the sun melts the snow. Yet icicles elsewhere on the roof, or… Continue reading.
Blasts of winter wind, precipitation and fluctuating temperatures can result in severe freezing rain, sleet, snow and ice storms. A heavy build-up of ice on power lines can cause wires to snap and utility poles to topple. Falling ice-laden trees or limbs can bring down power lines, cause outages, and threaten life and property. Marshall… Continue reading.
Voting will take place online and via mail-in voting. A virtual Annual Meeting will be available on April 4. Marshall County REMC will mail voting materials to the homes of all members. This will allow 30 days to cast your vote prior to the virtual Annual Meeting on April 4. We are using a certified… Continue reading.
First and foremost, safety is top priority! Tampering with a meter is extremely dangerous. According to the Cooperative Research Network, a division of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, power surging through a compromised meter can cause an electrical catastrophe. In many cases, removing the meter does not disconnect power as some may assume. A… Continue reading.