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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

Iowa's Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives educate Iowa State Fair goers on energy efficiency.

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.

State News  View All

Iowa's Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives educate Iowa State Fair goers on energy efficiency.

Iowa Energy Summit 2014 
The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoon, Iowa is the setting for the 2014 Iowa Energy Summit.

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.

National News  View All

ISIS eyes Mexican border, says bulletin 
EXCLUSIVE: Law enforcement bulletin sent out by the Texas Department of Public Safety says ISIS online chatter shows an 'increased interest' in infiltrating US border with Mexico for an attack.VIDEO: Calls to beef up border security amid ISIS threat Report: ISIS laptop yields bio-terror plansDHS...

CLASSROOM CRISIS Surge of illegal immigrant kids puts strain on schools 
Republicans sound alarm as White House prepares go-it-alone immigration measuresVIDEO: US cities grapple with influx of illegal immigrant children VIDEO: Miranda warning for illegal immigrants?

'IT'S NOT THE END' Coal industry dealt blow as Ore. blocks export plan 
Duke halting coal burning at southwest Ohio power plantVIDEO: How will EPA's new carbon standards impact 2014 midterms?

TEXAS ABORTION FIGHT Federal judge throws out controversial restrictions 
VIDEO: Scarlett Johansson joins up with Planned Parenthood

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

Keep Calm and ‘Co-op On’ 
The cooperative family was ready to shine during the Mandan, N.D., Annual Independence Day Parade. But when Mother Nature had other ideas and the parade was cancelled, North Dakota co-op employee and family member volunteers were undeterred. They still helped spread our Touchstone Energy®...

Along with rock stars, sports heroes and a former president, electric cooperative leaders and staffers across the nation are joining in the ice bucket challenge. The challenge benefits the ALS Foundation, which is fighting what’s commonly referred to as...The post ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sweeps...

Electric cooperative leaders will gather at five regional meetings in the next two months to demonstrate the strength of the co-op movement and help chart a course for its future. Under the theme of “Co-op Nation: Always On,” directors, managers and staffers from NRECA’s 10 regions will review...

Mike O’Brien is now in good company with Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Walker and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. O’Brien, retired vice president of member engagement at the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp., has received a 2014 Lillian Smith Book Award for “We Shall Not Be Moved: The...

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