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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

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.

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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

Graham says House GOP report on Benghazi scandal is 'full of crap' 

AWAITING FERGUSON Obama calls for calm after grand jury decision 

GREEK LIFE SCANDAL UVA halts activities at frats after sex assault claim 

LEFT OUT OF CLASSES School balks at allowing first-grader’s service dog 

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

On Aug. 11, 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt came to Barnesville, Ga., to throw the symbolic switch that began operation of Lamar EMC. Seventy-six years later, that bit of electric cooperative history helped a former Youth Tour participant win a scholarship. While on this year’s Electric...

Each summer, the general managers of Colorado’s electric co-ops meet to hear presentations on important issues and to talk shop. But during our most recent meeting in the Overland Trail Museum, we got a history lesson, too. Our meeting in the museum’s Dave Hamil Building reminded us of the efforts...

Food and fellowship marked NRECA’s annual Concern for Community Week at offices in Arlington, Va., and Lincoln, Neb., with employees opening their hearts and wallets to help those in need overseas and in the neighborhood. Overall, the fundraiser raised more than $71,000 for the NRECA International...

Three years ago, Eddie Miller of North Carolina Electric Membership Corp. and David Thigpen of the U.S. Department of Agriculture started making field trips to electric cooperatives to try to drum up interest in a community development program. The drum beat loudly. Some $372 million and nearly...

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