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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

US works to verify video purportedly of ISIS beheading American journalist 
US OFFICIALS reportedly believe that James Foley, who was captured in Syria in 2012, is the victim of a beheading shown in a video released by Islamic militants Tuesday. VIDEO: Mother says Foley tried to expose suffering of Syrians Young Kurdish fighters learn on the job, and on the front lineISIS...


FERGUSON TURMOIL Gov calls for 'vigorous prosecution' of shooting 
VIDEO: Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's statement on Ferguson VIDEO: Missouri Lt. Gov. says governor's statement 'wrong' KURTZ: Why Obama can't win on raceHolder heads to Ferguson, 'floods' scene with fedsVIDEO: What does visit achieve? YouTube video purportedly captures witness backing police version in...


NO PEACE Israel targets Hamas commander in Gaza strike 
Truce talks break down as Israel, militants exchange rocket fireVIDEO: Israel says rockets from Gaza violate cease-fire Purported letter from inside Gaza tells of tunnel toil, Hamas cruelty


SHOW THEM THE MONEY? NFL reportedly asks artists to pay to play Super Bowl 
VIDEO: NFL goes hi-tech with GPS devices to prevent injury


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

Marc Breslaw has seen firsthand how electricity can transform people’s lives. “I have seen the effect of one light and what it can do for people,” Marc Breslaw said of the scene he witnessed in a Ugandan refugee camp several years ago. “Just the presence of one outdoor street light meant that women...


A popular charity golf tournament will live on, despite the upcoming retirements of two general managers of electric cooperatives in Oregon—the event’s founders and main organizers. That’s welcome news to the golfers, business sponsors and fans of the Harold Backen Co-op Golf Tournament that has...


When a medical helicopter needed to land in the unincorporated town of Mullin, Texas, the only available spot was a school parking lot. The situation wasn’t much better in Gorman, where the only option was a park. It’s a far different story today, thanks to a Texas electric cooperative. Now, both...


Five college students are the first recipients of scholarships from the Glenn English National Cooperative Leadership Foundation. Formed in 2013, the foundation honors former NRECA CEO Glenn English by awarding scholarships to former Youth Tour participants who have shown a commitment to the seven...



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