• Posted Dec 06, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Postville, Iowa

    (POSTVILLE, IA - December 6, 2021) – A local effort to develop a comprehensive and inclusive plan to lay the foundation for continued success and future growth in Postville has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant jointly administered by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Dec 02, 2021

    Xcel Energy, ITC Midwest complete major new electric transmission line

    (MINNEAPOLIS, MN - December 2, 2021) - Xcel Energy and ITC Midwest have completed the Huntley-Wilmarth 345-kilovolt project, a major new, high-voltage electric transmission line in southern Minnesota, following five years of planning and construction
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  • Posted Nov 11, 2021

    ITC Midwest Commits $200,000 to Support ReLeaf Cedar Rapids Program

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Nov. 11, 2021) – ITC Midwest has awarded $200,000 to the ReLeaf Program to support tree replanting in Cedar Rapids following the August 2020 derecho. ReLeaf Cedar Rapids is a comprehensive initiative led by Trees Forever in partnership with the City of Cedar Rapids to replant and grow the tree canopy lost in the catastrophic storm.
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  • Posted Nov 09, 2021

    ITC Midwest to Conduct Aerial LiDAR Research of High-Voltage Transmission Lines in November

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Nov. 9, 2021 – ITC Midwest will conduct aerial LiDAR research of high-voltage transmission structures and lines throughout south-central Minnesota during mid-November, weather permitting. Through an innovative collaboration, this research work is being conducted for ITC Midwest by the University of Iowa Technology Institute.
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  • Posted Sep 28, 2021

    ITC Midwest To Conduct Fall Aerial Patrols of Transmission Lines

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 28, 2021 – ITC Midwest will be conducting aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission structures and lines in its service territory from approximately October 4 – 8, weather permitting. Helicopter patrols provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system owned and operated by ITC Midwest.
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  • Posted Sep 21, 2021

    ITC Midwest Conducting Fall Aerial Patrols of Transmission Lines

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 21, 2021 – ITC Midwest will be conducting aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission structures and lines throughout its service territory from approximately September 27 – October 8, weather permitting. Helicopter patrols provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system owned and operated by ITC Midwest.
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  • Posted Sep 13, 2021

    ITC Midwest Conducting Aerial LiDAR Research of High-Voltage Transmission Lines

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – September 13, 2021 – ITC Midwest will conduct aerial LiDAR research of high-voltage transmission structures and lines throughout southeast Iowa during the second half of September, weather permitting. Through an innovative collaboration, this research work is being conducted for ITC Midwest by the University of Iowa Technology Institute.
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  • Posted Aug 19, 2021

    ITC Midwest Provides Generator Lending Bank for Food Bank of Iowa

    Des Moines, Iowa (August 11, 2021) - To ensure Food Bank of Iowa’s partners can meet community needs during an electrical outage, in addition to much-needed food and water, Food Bank of Iowa is now able to provide power. Nine generators were purchased this week with the help of a grant from ITC Midwest, providing the basis for Food Bank of Iowa’s first generator bank.
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  • Posted May 26, 2021

    ITC Midwest Provides Support for Mental Health Services

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 26, 2021) – ITC Midwest is providing support to mental health agencies throughout its service footprint in May during Mental Health Awareness Month. The funding will directly support mental health services to those in need.
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  • Posted May 20, 2021

    ITC Midwest Provides Grant to Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail Connector Project

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 20, 2021) – ITC Midwest is supporting recreational opportunities and tourism through a $5,000 grant awarded to the Raccoon River Valley Trail to High Trestle Trail Connector Project under development by the Dallas County Conservation Board.
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  • Posted May 10, 2021

    ITC Midwest Conducting Aerial Patrols of Transmission Lines

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa – May 10, 2021 – ITC Midwest will be conducting aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission structures and lines throughout its service territory from approximately May 17 – June 3, weather permitting. Helicopter patrols provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system owned and operated by ITC Midwest.
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  • Posted Apr 14, 2021

    Mount Ayr Day Care Awarded Power of Connection Grant

    MOUNT AYR, IA – For 24 years, the Ringgold County Child Care Center (RCCCC) has been providing critical services to families in the Mount Ayr region. But next year, the Mount Ayr Community School District and Head Start Program will be relocating to the Mount Ayr Elementary School. With that relocation of programs, RCCCC is shifting its service base to younger children, and requiring an update to the existing facility. The planning for that transition will be aided in part through a $5,000 Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council.
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  • Posted Feb 22, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Dysart Community

    DYSART, IA (February 22, 2021) – A local effort to meet child care needs has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Feb 22, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Clayton County

    ELKADER, IA (February 22, 2021) – A local effort to attract more professionals and families to Clayton County has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Jan 29, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit St. Ansgar

    ST. ANSGAR, IA (January 28, 2021) – A local effort to expand housing and serve other community development needs has received $2,100 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Jan 29, 2021

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Peosta

    PEOSTA, IA (January 28, 2021) – A local effort to coordinate future planning and create an economic development organization has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Jan 14, 2021

    EEI names Alliant Energy and ITC as 2020 Emergency Response Award Recipients

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (January 14, 2021) – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) – the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies – has named Alliant Energy and ITC as recipients of EEI’s Emergency Response Award for working collaboratively to restore electricity following the August 10 derecho. Presented to EEI member companies, Emergency Response Awards recognize electric companies for their recovery and assistance efforts following service disruptions caused by extreme weather or other natural events. The winners, chosen by a panel of judges following an international nomination process, were announced today during EEI’s virtual Winter Board and Chief Executives Meeting.
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  • Posted Dec 18, 2020

    Power of Connection Grant Awarded to Benefit Winneshiek County

    DECORAH, IA – A local effort to meet child care needs has received $5,000 through a Power of Connection grant administered jointly by ITC Midwest and the Iowa Rural Development Council (IRDC).
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  • Posted Dec 09, 2020

    ITC Midwest Provides Nearly $300,000 in Disaster Relief Funding This Year

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (December 10, 2020) – In support of pandemic and derecho disaster relief, ITC Midwest has awarded $292,000 to various organizations aiding those in need during 2020. This includes ITC Midwest’s December disbursement of $42,000 in funding to organizations and initiatives that support the small business community throughout its service territory.
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  • Posted Oct 14, 2020

    ITC Midwest Supports Derecho Response with Disaster Relief Funding

    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (October 13, 2020) –As many Iowans continue to recover from the severe damage caused by the August derecho, ITC Midwest is committing $75,000 in disaster relief funding to support communities and those impacted throughout its service territory. This fall, ITC Midwest is contributing to human service agencies that are providing direct assistance to benefit families in need, as well as tree replanting in the storm zone.
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