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USDA announces grants to assist Iowa economic development projects.

Completion of a 20,000 square foot expansion unveiled at Precision Pulley & Idler in Lenox.

The Winterset Stage benefits with an economic development loan funded through Farmers Electric Cooperative and CIPCO.

USDA continues to make investments resulting in stronger rural communities.

CIPCO News  View All

CIPCO Annual Meeting of the Membership held June 2, 2014.

Lineman across the nation recognized for their service.

Central Iowa Power Cooperative and Capital Management Associates announce development of New Rural Investment Fund.

A special awards ceremony is held to honor electric cooperative employees from all across the state.

State News  View All

This annual reception allows directors, managers and staff of electric cooperatives across the state to meet with legislators.

Cooperative leaders take part in Legislative Fall Fly-In.

Energy efficiency ideas shown at the 4-H Exhibit Building during the Iowa State Fair.

National News  View All

Republicans slam plan to move more illegal immigrant kids to military bases 
OBAMA ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES new plan to send an additional 5,000 minors to Department of Defense facilities, like the California Naval Base pictured, prompting GOP lawmakers to warn that the move would strain troops and threaten military readiness.Obama meets with Central American leadersVIDEO:...

BATTLE BELOW Israeli tech a match for Hamas' terror tunnels? 
Israel rejects Kerry's cease-fire plan as deadly clashes escalate in Gaza Israel surprised by number, sophistication of Gaza tunnelsIsrael: Soldier Hamas claimed captured in Gaza confirmed dead

'THE RIGHT THING' Mom of late prep legend fights to name field for son 
Family gives forgotten tribute flag to Marine's mom1,000 cyclists gather for cancer survivors benefit

TODD STARNES Military bars troops from Vacation Bible camp honor  
TODD STARNES: Customs and Border agent held Boy Scout at gunpoint, troop leader claimsObama to meet with Central American leaders

Local/Member News  View All

Annual Business Meeting of Consumers Energy held September 5th.

Eastern Iowa Light & Power Cooperative hosts its annual meeting of the members.

CIPCO Member Systems continue energy efficiency efforts at their cooperatives.

Maquoketa Valley Electric Cooperative recognized at Rural Smart Grid Summit held in San Diego.

Industry News  View All

NRECA CEO Jo Ann Emerson welcomed members of NRECA’s Youth Leadership Council, as they returned to the nation’s capitol a month after visiting Washington, D.C., for the 50th Annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. “When I served in Congress, my favorite meetings were with young people from...

An incident involving a motorist in diabetic shock showed linemen at a Colorado electric cooperative back up the “Eyes and Ears’ logo on their trucks with action. “Poudre Valley REA supports the community’s ‘Eyes and Ears’ program,” said Amy Holmquist, communications specialist for the...

Crowds visiting the 2014 edition of the Menard County Fair in Petersburg, Ill., will find rides, concessions and other attractions operating more reliably. That’s because the fairgrounds that’s hosted the event for 144 years have just undergone a major redo of its electric system, thanks to staffers...

When Basin Electric Power Cooperative learned that the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team was coming to Bismarck, N.D., to play in the biggest softball charity event of the year, the co-op rolled out the red carpet. The Bismarck-based co-op provided a $10,000 sponsorship to cover food, travel and...

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