Progress report on The Cooperative Paperclip Project

Co-op Clip ND logo

At the end of September, we told you how cooperatives are raising money with a paperclip. Since then, several cooperative employees have traded up … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: Family is everything

Stay Basin

It seems we all know someone battling cancer. For Mike Clyde, that person was his daughter. But thanks to the employees of Basin Electric, his … [Read more...]

Iowa Lakes Electric among top 100 workplaces

Top places to work - Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative

Is this heaven? No, it’s Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative – one stellar place to work. At least, that’s what the co-op’s home state seems to be … [Read more...]

Basin Electric kickball teams raise money for local hospital

St. Alexius Kickball Tournament

The annual SAKT (St. Alexius Kickball Tournament) was held Sept. 27 in Bismarck, ND. The tournament raised more than $42,000 that will go toward new … [Read more...]

Boot Camp at Basin Electric builds confidence, buffness (Video)

Basin Boot Camp

Drive by Basin Electric Headquarters in the early evening hours, and you’ll get a look into the wellness culture at Basin Electric. A couple dozen … [Read more...]

Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives play active role in Norsk Høstfest

Norsk Hostfest

Basin Electric, in cooperation with Touchstone Energy, recently wrapped up another successful year in sponsoring America’s largest Scandinavian … [Read more...]

Basin’s Backyard Garden makes final donation of the season

Basin's Backyard Garden - the final donation of tomatoes.

The very last donation of the season of Basin's Backyard Garden produce was delivered Oct. 7. Garden volunteers Tracie Bettenhausen, Karen Will and … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station shows Heart and Sole for St. Baldrick’s

Laramie River Station Heart and Sole

Laramie River Station, a Basin Electric coal-based power plant near Wheatland, WY, held their first Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk Oct. 4. Sixty-five … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: Learn from legends

Steve Haider

Work with the best Steve Haider is a guy who knows what it means to learn from the best. The best, described by Haider, are among the plant … [Read more...]

Employee’s family encourages neighbors to read with Little Free Library

Little Free Library

Everyone has a favorite book. What’s yours? Is it a Stephen King novel? A book about history? A Dr. Suess book? Or a book about cooking? Imagine those … [Read more...]


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