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.
The Operation Round Up board granted two local organizations including Argos Business Professionals of America (shown in photo) and Servants at Work (SAW’S). Argos BPA provides opportunities for high school students to explore business and leadership careers. SAW’S builds ADA compliant wooden wheelchair ramps to the exterior of homes of individuals who are unable… Continue reading.
Brian Blosser Brian Blosser and his wife, Brandyn, have been married for 14 years and have three children — Asher, 11; Willa, 8; and Eli, 4. Blosser graduated from Owens Community College with a Caterpillar dealer service technician associate degree. He works for Rieth-Riley Construction Company as the northern Indiana equipment supervisor. Blosser has been… Continue reading.
Noble REMC energy advisor Brian Hawk worked with high school students pouring concrete in a project that taught even him valuable lessons. Hawk helped the students set forms and pour a basement using insulated concrete forms (ICF). ICF blocks are made from a foam exterior with rebar placed on the inside, which has connective plastic… Continue reading.
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed with special observances. Besides Presidents Day, Black History Month and Valentine’s Day, there are a host of unofficial “national” days you’ve probably never heard of like National Tater Tot Day (which is celebrated on Feb. 2 each year). All these observances have something… Continue reading.
Camp Kilowatt | June 8-11 A fun, powerful and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2022. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. APPLY: Apply by Feb. 23 at CampKilowatt.org. Indiana Youth Tour | June 16-23 Marshall County REMC wants to… Continue reading.
On Jan. 8, Marshall County REMC’s Jason Hughes, along with 20 other lineworkers, graduated from the Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program. REAP is a four-year program, administered by Indiana Electric Cooperatives, that professionally trains apprentice lineworkers from across Indiana. Graduates complete 576 hours of classroom-related study and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training at their electric cooperatives…. Continue reading.
Never use a generator, grill, camp stove or other gasoline, propane, natural gas or charcoal-burning device inside a home, garage, basement, crawlspace or any partially enclosed area. Keep generators outdoors, away from doors, windows and vents that could allow carbon monoxide to come indoors. Opening doors and windows or using fans will not prevent carbon… Continue reading.
It now pays more than ever – literally – to consider installing a closed loop geothermal system to heat and cool your home. The Power Moves® rebate for closed loop geothermal systems has increased to $2,000 for 2022. The rebate is for closed loop geothermal heat pumps installed in new homes or in existing homes… Continue reading.
It’s hard to believe my first year as Marshall County CEO has already come to an end. In preparation for the new year, we spent the last several months planning for 2022 and beyond. I want to take this opportunity to give our members a high-level view of what we will be focusing on this… Continue reading.
Many electric space heaters advertise they can slash your electric bill, but what they don’t advertise is that they can also cause that bill to increase significantly. Whether it’s a standard electric space heater you see at Lowe’s, Menards or Walmart or a “ruby quartz” or “infrared” souped-up model advertised in a newspaper or billboard,… Continue reading.