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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.


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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.


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Highways hazardous, flights grounded as nor'easter slams Northeast 


RECRUITING PIPELINE Jihadists urge Ferguson protesters to revolt 


'MALICIOUS ACTS' Actress gets 26 years in jail for blasphemy in Pakistan 


FINAL PHOTOS HE TOOK Student snapped pics of bear before being killed 


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

Trade-ups aren’t just for cars and smartphones, as several North Dakota electric cooperatives have proven recently. A humble chip clip, key chain, flashlight and baseball cap were the starting points for fundraisers at four co-ops that wound up raising more than $1,500 for local needs. Co-ops gave...


On a blazing hot August day, driving along a gravel road on his meter-reading rounds, Tom Everett came across a sight he won’t ever forget. “I came up a hill and saw a tractor in a ditch, and a guy waving at me, trying to flag me down,” said Everett. Upon inspection, Everett found the [...]The post...


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...



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