Kankakee Valley Remc
Heavy rains Wednesday night and early Thursday caused few problems in the region.
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.
Restoration and cleanup efforts continued Tuesday after a powerful storm took down tree limbs and power lines Monday as it moved through Northwest Indiana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NIPSCO and Kankakee Valley REMC representatives on Friday thanked customers for their patience during the power outages that followed Tuesday's thunderstorms.
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.
Power has been restored to nearly all electric customers who lost power in the wake of Tuesday's storms, utility representatives said Wednesday afternoon.
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.
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.
WHEELER | For the second year in a row, Katie Kirk won the Regional Spelling Bee.
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.
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.
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…
WINFIELD | A broken utility pole caused a power outage Saturday morning in Winfield.
WANATAH | The season of giving is among us with Christmas just around the corner. What better way to give than donating toys to the Toys for Tots Drive.
Officials with the National Weather Service confirmed a minor tornado touched down Sunday north of Rensselaer.
A 24-year-old Crown Point man was charged with drunken driving after hitting a utility pole early Tuesday and cutting power to sections of Lakes of the Four Seasons and Winfield, police said.
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