Beautiful and Bald: More than $363,000 raised in 2016 Brave the Shave campaign (Video)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJLdYIqX2Ts It’s easier to take a leap of faith with a friend by your side. How about almost 500 friends? That’s … [Read more...]

Safe, reliable, affordable electricity line by line

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Basin Electric's linemen play an important role in the co-op’s mission to provide affordable, reliable, safe electricity to its members. “If a line … [Read more...]

Kids take over Basin Electric for a day

Each kid received a special edition Basin Today magazine with their photo on the front and information about each of them inside.

Stickers, publications, video and interviews, flight simulators, aircraft and hangar tours. It was a full day for more than 30 kids of Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas employee’s daughter collects PB&J to help hungry kids

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Lauryn Hinckley, a sophomore at Century High School in Bismarck, ND, remembers the day well. “I was 9 years old at the grocery store – cart … [Read more...]

Braving the shave; honoring a life

Celebrating the accomplishment of braving the shave, while honoring Ashlyne's life.

The cover of the March-April issue of Basin Today features Caity Davies and Victoria Brocker, two members of Team Law from the 5th annual Guns n' … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee writes book on overcoming depression

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When Sandra Gallagher sat down to start writing, it came as the result of a lot of pushing. Her friend Carol had been urging her to write about her … [Read more...]

Co-op plan helping to build a better Basin

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A mission, strategic initiatives and a plan – a Cooperative Plan. Basin Electric has all three in place. In fact, at his employee communication … [Read more...]

Youth Tour leads to more opportunity

Rebecca Boyer and Emily Schwickerath, Youth Tour veterans and Iowa Rural Power advocates. Boyer is a member of Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, a Class C member of Basin Electric

In the January/February issue of Basin Today, the feature "One question, one shirt, one purpose," described how the Iowa Rural Power program is … [Read more...]

High school essay honors Northern Plains Electric lineman

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April 11 was National Lineman Appreciation Day, and one area high school student’s essay explains the essential role one of her local linemen plays in … [Read more...]

#ThankALineman today for National Lineman Appreciation Day

Basin Electric's linemen work on both wood and steel structures. Learn about the different climbing gear for each structure.

Linemen are silent heroes, working behind the scenes on a daily basis, sometimes in extreme weather conditions and sometimes at odd hours of the day - … [Read more...]

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