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DOUG ROSS: Lessons on life from beyond the grave

DOUG ROSS: Lessons on life from beyond the grave

My mother-in-law's July 11 death reinforced a few of my notions about life.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Loosen coal's grip, but gradually

Kankakee Valley REMC CEO Dennis Weiss followed the standard line for Indiana utilities in seeking to protect coal-fired power plants, upon which the Indiana electrical grid leans heavily.

April 21, 2014 5:00 pm

Kankakee Valley REMC member will win $4,000 vacation at annual meeting

WANATAH | Kankakee Valley REMC is celebrating 75 years at its annual meeting Tuesday.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am

Region spared from worst of wet weather

Heavy rains Wednesday night and early Thursday caused few problems in the region.

September 19, 2013 6:21 am
Kankakee Valley REMC supports 4-H, Porter County Fair

Kankakee Valley REMC supports 4-H, Porter County Fair

PORTER COUNTY | Kankakee Valley REMC presented a donation of $5,000 to Porter County Fair to assist with the 4-H program along with maintenance to the fairgrounds.

July 16, 2013 10:50 am
Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Thousands remain without power after gusty storms

Restoration and cleanup efforts continued Tuesday after a powerful storm took down tree limbs and power lines Monday as it moved through Northwest Indiana.

June 25, 2013 6:48 pm Photos

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Grant supports PCACS ramp fund

Grant supports PCACS ramp fund

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Aging and Community Services’ ramp fund has been given a boost with the help of a $5,000 grant through the Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Roundup program.

May 14, 2013 3:16 pm
'Echt' of an effort earns spelling bee title

'Echt' of an effort earns spelling bee title

UNION TOWNSHIP | After spelling "echt" in an earlier round Saturday, Sean Ives had no trouble dealing with "efficacy," handling it with efficacy, to earn the title and the trip to Washington, D.C., for the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

March 09, 2013 8:15 pm
Crash in Winfield cuts power to Jerry Ross Elementary School

Crash in Winfield cuts power to Jerry Ross Elementary School

WINFIELD | A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning into a Kankakee Valley REMC electrical pole at Randolph Street and 121st Avenue cut power to some customers in that area, including Jerry Ross Elementary School.

January 09, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Grant continues "You and Your Baby" program

Grant continues "You and Your Baby" program

VALPARAISO | Kankakee Valley REMC recently awarded the Porter-Starke Services Foundation a $5,000 grant to continue the “You and Your Baby” program designed to build parenting skills for first-time mothers.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am

NIPSCO, Kankakee Valley REMC praise workers in wake of power outages

NIPSCO and Kankakee Valley REMC representatives on Friday thanked customers for their patience during the power outages that followed Tuesday's thunderstorms.

July 27, 2012 6:30 pm
NIPSCO: Power should be restored to all customers tonight

NIPSCO: Power should be restored to all customers tonight

Thousands of region residents woke up Thursday morning without power for the third day following massive power outages, but NIPSCO representatives said service should be restored across the board by evening.

July 26, 2012 2:00 pm Related
Power coming back for most impacted by Tuesday storms

Power coming back for most impacted by Tuesday storms

Power has been restored to nearly all electric customers who lost power in the wake of Tuesday's storms, utility representatives said Wednesday afternoon.

July 25, 2012 10:50 pm Related

Kankakee Valley REMC supplier may consolidate

VALPARAISO | In what is the International Year of Cooperatives, Kankakee Valley Rural Electric Membership Corp. President Otto Werner said the utility can't overlook the innovation of its power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Association.

April 11, 2012 10:00 am

Kankakee Valley REMC bills will go up in May

Kankakee Valley REMC residential members will see their electric bills increase 6.9 percent in May, as the utility seeks to recoup increased costs for power it purchases.

March 21, 2012 2:30 pm
Valpo student wins Regional Spelling Bee for second year in a row

Valpo student wins Regional Spelling Bee for second year in a row

WHEELER | For the second year in a row, Katie Kirk won the Regional Spelling Bee.

March 03, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Valpo student wins Regional Spelling Bee for second year in a row

Valpo student wins Regional Spelling Bee for second year in a row

Katie Kirk steps up to the microphone during the practice round of the Regional Spelling Bee. Kirk, an eighth-grader at Immanuel Lutheran School in Valparaiso, won the event for the second year in a row.

March 03, 2012 11:50 am
Valpo student wins Regional Spelling Bee for second year in a row

Valpo student wins Regional Spelling Bee for second year in a row

Peyton Riehle, of Boston Middle School, was one of 19 students to compete Saturday in the Regional Spelling Bee at Wheeler High School. Katie Kirk, of Immanuel Lutheran School, won the event and will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

March 03, 2012 11:50 am
Kankakee Valley REMC to help power rural Guatemala

Kankakee Valley REMC to help power rural Guatemala

Kankakee Valley REMC brings electricity to 18,000 homes, farms and businesses throughout Northwest Indiana. In September Dennis Weiss, REMC's chief executive officer, will serve as an engineer with a group of 31 electric cooperative employees from throughout Indiana who will build electric f…

January 28, 2012 12:00 am

Broken utility pole causes power outage in Winfield

WINFIELD | A broken utility pole caused a power outage Saturday morning in Winfield.

December 10, 2011 12:40 pm
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