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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.

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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.

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64 terror plots targeting American homeland since 9/11, report says 

CELEBRITIES TARGETED? Calif. 'abduction' was practice run, lawyer says 

ARKANSAS JOINS FRAY State passes religious freedom law similar to Ind. 

FIGHTING EXTREMISM US releases $1.3B in military aid to Egypt 

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.

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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...

You might be surprised if headquarters said to drive your bucket truck to the woods to help rescue a pair of paratroopers. But to Lumbee River EMC veterans Derek Owens and George Huggins, it’s old hat. “Normally, when I get that call, it’s ‘here we go again,’” said Owens, coordinator of contract...

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