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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.

Expansion for LDJ Manufactuing promotes community development,economic growth and job creation.

CIPCO News  View All

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.

Plans to return location to a greenfield site.

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

Town still digging out from 'biblical' destruction as new flooding looms 
LIKE MANY COLORADO COMMUNITIES, the small village of Glen Valley was devastated by flooding last fall, but its road to recovery was made even harder because the unincorporated town is ineligible for federal aid to rebuild infrastructure — which leaves it vulnerable as the spring melt brings a...

GET OUT OF JAIL FREE?DOJ plan to allow clemency for some after 10 years 
OPINION: Holder needs a pardon after clemency message disaster

ONLINE ARMYCrowdsourcing key in plan to tag WWI diary details 
Turkey calls WWI Armenian killings 'shared pain,' offers condolences to descendantsFormer WWII shipyard being sold could become shopping mall

THOU SHALT NOT READ?Student claims teacher took away Bible in class 
Lawmaker shelves proposal to name Bible as Louisiana state book

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

A headstone at a Florida cemetery serves as a lasting reminder of the unbreakable bond between a line crew foreman and his electric cooperative. David Compton worked for Clay Electric Cooperative for 42 years before losing a battle with cancer last September. As a memorial, his wife Carol oversaw...

When a devastating tornado ripped through West Liberty, Ky., the local electric cooperative was there to help pick up the pieces. Two years later, Licking Valley RECC was at the scene again, but for a more joyous occasion. In what some say is a small symbol of the town’s recovery, line crews...

This spring, be on the lookout for wounded warriors pedaling through local highways and byways under the Ride 2 Recovery banner. A national nonprofit that uses cycling to heal war veterans’ physical and emotional wounds, R2R’s week-long, 350-450 mile cycling challenges cross areas served by electric...

While there was no congressional action this year to designate April 18 as National Lineman Appreciation Day, that didn’t discourage electric cooperatives from forging ahead with local tributes to some 19,000 lineworkers. Several states declared April 18 as their Lineman Appreciation Day, with...

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