Leland Olds Station employee finds dad in video

John Juba

John Juba, coal yard operator A at Leland Olds Station, saw a sight he hadn’t seen in years, thanks to historical video on Basin Electric’s YouTube … [Read more...]

Powerful partnerships built a transmission system

“Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s history (Video shown at 50th anniversary celebration)

As complex as the Basin Electric system has become, it was built on a simple cooperative principal: people helping people accomplish a common … [Read more...]

What do Basin Electric’s members believe?

At the 1967 Annual Meeting, the membership of Basin Electric adopted a statement of ideals and objectives. This list of things "We believe..." has … [Read more...]

Basin Electric wind project featured on Chevy’s website

Basin Electric's Crow Lake Wind Project in South Dakota is being featured on Chevrolet’s website. It is one of 16 new projects Chevrolet recently … [Read more...]

Great-granddaughter of Basin Electric original incorporator shares history

Minnesota Valley Cooperative Light and Power Association

Angela Scott is the great-granddaughter of Oscar Torstenson, an incorporator of Basin Electric from Minnesota Valley Cooperative Light and Power … [Read more...]

Former employee congratulates Basin Electric on 50th anniversary

Basin Electric's 50th anniversary celebration was a great opportunity to bring together current and former employees, friends and family. Former … [Read more...]

A look back at Basin Electric 50th anniversary celebration

Harpers dance during The Blenders performance

What a night! About 2,200 Basin Electric employees, retirees, friends and family celebrated the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the … [Read more...]

Original incorporator attends 50th anniversary celebration

Leroy Schecher, the only surviving incorporator of Basin Electric, attended our 2011 Annual Meeting. Listen as he talks about the day Basin … [Read more...]

Harper addresses the Basin Electric membership for the last time as CEO

In March of this year, Basin Electric's CEO and General Manager Ron Harper announced he would retire at the close of 2011. That means this week's … [Read more...]