Touchstone Energy Brand Camp: Social media report

Today, Touchstone Energy Brand Camp played host to cooperative employees from across the nation. We provided a social media overview from yesterday's … [Read more...]

Basin Electric 101: Social media report

Today Basin Electric hosted a Basin Electric 101 day at the Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence as part of the Touchstone … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: The cooperative values your expertise

Michael Petera

Michael Petera has an impressive range of skills. He’s designed everything from cockpit displays to cell phone software. But there was always one … [Read more...]

A social media report on STB hearing in Fargo

The U.S. Surface Transportation Board met in Fargo, ND, Sept. 4 to discuss issues with coal and grain shipments on the rail. Some Basin Electric staff … [Read more...]

Basin Electric crews work in extremes to keep electricity reliable

Transmission work

In North Dakota, this week offered its first hint of the cool weather on its way soon. For the Basin Electric employees who spend a good part of … [Read more...]

Grandpa and grandson learn about being a Basin Electric lineworker

Tysen Kraft and Roger Lawien

When you’re deciding on what you want to do for the rest of your life, going to take a look-see is a pretty good idea. That was what Tysen Kraft … [Read more...]

Student workers wrap up their summer employment at Basin Electric

Dustin Dutoit, assistant labor

It’s back-to-school time, which means we say good-bye to our student workers. Each summer, Basin Electric hires dependent children of employees to … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: A cooperative that cares


  Terry Storbeck has a unique specialty – and a simple way of describing it. “I kind of like building power plants,” Storbeck says. The … [Read more...]

#ALSIceBucketChallenge at Basin Electric Headquarters

Ice Bucket Challenge at Basin Electric.

Three Basin Electric staff members took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in place of Paul Sukut, Basin Electric CEO and general manager, who was … [Read more...]

North Dakota’s electric cooperative managers take Ice Bucket Challenge

Innovative Energy Alliance Ice Bucket Challenge

Bright (well, cloudy) and early this morning, Chris Baumgartner and Don Franklund took an icy bath. They took the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise … [Read more...]


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