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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 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.

A special awards ceremony is held to honor electric cooperative employees from all across the state.

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

California concealed-weapon rights fight may head to Supreme Court 
A CALIFORNIA CASE could make the Supreme Court return to the issue of the Second Amendment and determine whether gun ownership rights extend beyond the corners of one's home.VIDEO: Federal judge throws out DC's ban on guns outside home ObamaCare may be headed to Supreme Court — again

72-HOUR CEASE-FIRE Israel, Hamas agree to humanitarian halt in attacks 
Israel deploys robots to clear underground tunnelsOPINION: Obama bombs with meddling in the Middle East VIDEO: Is Hamas banking on world abandoning Israel?

IMPROPER SPYING CIA director apologizes for search of Senate files 
VIDEO: CIA director apologizes for agency reading Senate e-mails

PROFITABLE POT? Bankrupt California city eyes marijuana for revenue 
VIDEO: Consequences of marijuana legalization seen in Colorado

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 longtime co-op developer has won a national leadership award for her efforts to improve the quality of life and create economic growth in rural South Dakota. Linda Salmonson, manager of economic development at East River Electric Power Cooperative, received the 2014 National Rural Economic...

School children in a high-poverty Arizona school district will now get a little extra to eat on the weekends and be able to focus better on their studies, thanks to the generosity of the electric cooperative community. Trico Electric Cooperative and CoBank have donated $15,000 to support a weekend...

NRECA CEO Jo Ann Emerson welcomed members of NRECA’s Youth Leadership Council, as they returned to the nation’s capitol a month after visiting Washington, D.C., for the 50th Annual Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. “When I served in Congress, my favorite meetings were with young people from...

An incident involving a motorist in diabetic shock showed linemen at a Colorado electric cooperative back up the “Eyes and Ears’ logo on their trucks with action. “Poudre Valley REA supports the community’s ‘Eyes and Ears’ program,” said Amy Holmquist, communications specialist for the...

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