Public forum scheduled for I&M rate hike

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A public forum has been scheduled for next month to discuss Indiana Michigan Power’s rate hike request and plans for meeting the electrical needs of the region.

The Michigan Public Service Commission announced Friday that it will hold the forum from 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the Blue Lecture Hall on Lake Michigan College’s campus in Benton Township, according to a news release.