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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Local students visit Washington, D.C.

The Youth to Washington tour highlights Eastern Illini’s involvement in youth programs. At Eastern Illini Electric Co-op, we are investing in youth education and engagement programs throughout our local communities. Some of our activities include performing electrical safety presentations at area schools, working with local 4-H clubs to promote electricity learning, and sponsoring several scholarship programs. Abby Fischer and Meegan... Read More

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The taste of tomorrow

Living Water Farms is focused on growing the highest quality specialty greens and micro greens year round. It is a family-owned, year-round hydroponic greenhouse located in rural Strawn. Beginning At the conception of Living Water Farms, Kevin and Denise Kilgus had been married for 26 years and had been blessed with a large family of eight children. Their summers were nearly always... Read More

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Generators offer piece of mind

Since we can’t control Mother Nature, Eastern Illini offers Briggs & Stratton automatic standby generators. We work hard to provide you with safe and reliable service. Often times, unfortunately, factors outside our control can lead to power outages. That’s where a generator can come in handy. Briggs & Stratton® Standby Generators provide automatic backup electricity for your air conditioner, appliances,... Read More

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Copper theft can turn deadly

Please report any suspicious activity you see around electric equipment immediately. For several years, copper theft around utility equipment has been a serious issue. Recently, unfortunately, things seem to be getting worse. We are following this dangerous situation closely, and we’re doing everything we can to prevent it. We could use your help! Quite simply, copper theft from utility equipment... Read More

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Relax, we have you covered

These days, it seems like we’re all moving at a quick pace. We also have a tendency now to take many of our conveniences for granted. Electricity is a great example of that. At the end of the day we want our lights to come on when we flip the switch, and we do not want to experience “sticker shock” when... Read More

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