Honoree Mia Thinnes’ aunt will Brave the Shave

Can you imagine learning your sweet little niece has a brain tumor? Until it's happened to you, you can't understand the hurt. Mia Thinnes was a … [Read more...]

Superheroes are not real: A Brave the Shave honoree’s brother

Patton Douglas was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia one year ago, just a few days before the 2014 Brave the Shave event. While Patton … [Read more...]

Learn how one cooperative was formed, through a TEDx in Minot

Last year, Angie Oberg spoke at a TEDx event in Minot, ND. TEDx events are locally organized events, produced independently of TED Conferences, but … [Read more...]

Brave the Shave questions? Answers here.

Brave the Shave

Brave the Shave keeps growing faster every year. Shavees are in full fundraising mode to raise money for the St. Baldrick's Foundation: 2015 Brave … [Read more...]

A trader’s perspective: Erin’s thoughts on #CoopClipND

#CoopClipND donation

Raising money for charity – it’s supposed to be all about the cause. But I’m going to go out on a limb and say, with this project, it was about more … [Read more...]

Watch your electricity use on your smartphone

Jason Bartsch, Capital Electric Cooperative member.

You know that rush when you hear about a cool new app, search it, and upload it to your phone? You can’t wait to see its features, what it can do and … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Senior Land Surveyor Matt Weeks

Matt Weeks

Light snow falls from the morning darkness Dec. 16, as Matt Weeks pulls up to a gas pump in Mandan, ND. A couple hours of road time lie between him … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: You make a difference here

Brad Thompson

Continue to be amazed by the work that’s done here After working nearly 34 years at Basin Electric’s Laramie River Station, Brad Thompson is still … [Read more...]

Small generation could change the power-supply landscape

Verendrye solar power

Small, privately-owned wind turbines used to be anomalies along the quiet two-lane highways stretching across rural America. Those turbines, … [Read more...]

Co-op member makes time move faster

The Milky Way over a farm in central South Dakota. 
Photo credit: Randy Halverson

In this fast-paced world, most people want time to slow down. However, Randy Halverson of Kennebec, SD, specializes in speeding up time, thanks to his … [Read more...]


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