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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.


Local/Member News  View All

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


Annual Business Meeting of Consumers Energy held September 5th.


CIPCO Member Systems continue energy efficiency efforts at their cooperatives.


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


National News  View All

HOME SWEET HOME: Strong push helps return jailed Marine to US 


IRAN LASHES OUT Country defends human rights record at UN panel 


POLICY PROBLEMS Illegal immigrant voting stir concerns amid midterms 


DEFYING THE ODDS Vet with amputated leg to run NYC Marathon 


Industry News  View All

Members of an Indiana electric cooperative marked National Co-op Month by seeing how artists view the co-op and its staff through works displayed at a local art exhibition. Capturing the Current-An Artist’s View of Electricity is the title of Jasper County Art League’s October show. “It’s great that...


In rural Georgia, a new children’s museum, a larger neonatal intensive care unit and a center for youth with developmental disabilities are steps closer to reality, thanks to an electric cooperative’s generosity. Jefferson-based Jackson EMC will donate a total of $100,000 to the Interactive...


Minnesota lineman Jim Schwalbe sure has a way with the kitties. Just check out a recent Facebook post of Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative’s  featuring Schwalbe, aka “The Cat Whisperer.” Three photos show the 25-year crew foreman on the job, nuzzling cheek to cheek with two gray and...


Brad Dolinski, an employee of North Star Electric Cooperative, was attending a training conference more than 300 miles from home,  when the calamity began to unfold right before his eyes. “When a hotel employee came out screaming, ‘We need an EMT!’ I glanced around and no one was running over...


CIPCO News  View All

CIPCO employees are honored in annual recognition events.


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.


State News  View All

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


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.



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