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USDA Awards Loans and Grants to Support Rural Economic Development with infrastructure investments to help create jobs, and expand rural manufacturing.


Two USDA Rural Economic Development Loans will assist with major renovation of the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics.


USDA Rural Economic Development Loans closed on Clarke County Hospital expansion project.


USDA announces grants to assist Iowa economic development projects.


CIPCO News  View All

Momentum is Building conference held February 12-13, 2015.


This scholarship program demonstrates a strong commitment to community.


Fitch affirms CIPCO's senior secured rating at A; with stable outlook.


CIPCO receives visit from Acting Administrator of USDA's Rural Utilities Service.


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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.


National News  View All

JOINING THE FRAY: Arkansas passes bill similar to controversial Indiana law 


'TERRORISM AT HOME' 64 terror plots targeting US since 9/11, report says 


LAST CHANCE FOR DEAL? Iran nuclear talks back on after missing deadline 


OLD CURE, NEW TRICKS Medieval eye remedy found to kill MRSA superbug 


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.


Industry News  View All

When employees of one Virginia electric cooperative need to see a doctor, they now have the option of walking down the hall. Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative offers services at a new wellness center at the co-op’s Manassas headquarters. A doctor and nurse staff the facility three days a week...


Not a day goes by when Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s Nick Barta doesn’t think about the elderly man whose life he tried to save. “I still ask myself, ‘Did I do enough? Could I have done something better?’” said Barta, the co-op’s safety coordinator and CPR instructor. He relied on quick...


Try as she might, Mother Nature can’t vanquish electric cooperative linemen—even on their day off. Despite piercing rain and eye-watering cold, a record number of lineman showed up to put their skills on display at annual Gaff-n-Go Lineman’s Rodeo on March 27 and 28. “We didn’t promise you the best...


Wally Beyer, who championed rural electric cooperatives in North Dakota as an engineer and co-op CEO, and later helped guide rural economic development as Rural Utilities Service administrator, died March 27. He was 84. Beyer was nominated by President Clinton to lead the RUS in 1993. After a late...



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