‘Life is sweet’

It’s a rainy April day in Le Mars, IA. And as Basin Electric communications crew members finish their continental breakfast at the Baymont Inn & … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee has special interest in World Cup® match

The United States and Germany are facing off in the FIFA World Cup® today. Each team and its fans fervently pull for a victory. One Basin Electric … [Read more...]

To catch a cone man

It’s easy to see that John Wilhelm is one busy guy. Recognized as the boss donned from head to toe in white food factory overalls, he is the plant … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: Word of mouth sparked long career

When Kevin Dissell tells new employees how long he’s worked for Basin Electric, as well as the numerous jobs he’s earned along the way, their jaws … [Read more...]

Central Electric Cooperative works to repair damage after South Dakota tornado

The damage in Wessington Springs, SD, after a tornado ripped through last night has been described as “absolute devastation.” Central Electric … [Read more...]

West River Electric celebrates 75 years

West River Electric 75th anniversary

June 12, 1939. Smart people had the foresight to see it was necessary to light up the homes and ranches of the West River Electric Cooperative … [Read more...]

Employees provide science kits to Bismarck Public Library

Science Kit Demonstration

Basin Electric employees, Chris Goettle, senior electrical engineer, and JP Maddock, electrical engineer I, helped give several science kits and other … [Read more...]

A journey through Verendrye Electric’s 75th Annual Meeting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlCVr4aFgFM If you’re looking for a petting zoo, Segway lessons, 3,100 meals and a caring cooperative atmosphere, … [Read more...]

A day in the life of a lead yard equipment operator

Shawn Rupert, Laramie River Station

He used to get pushed around a bit. Pulled in every direction. Bucked and tossed. As an amateur bull rider, Shawn Rupert lived a life in which … [Read more...]

ND Historical Society pays tribute to Basin Electric, others

Walking around the Ramkota Hotel Ballroom in Bismarck, ND, the evening of April 24 was like a walk through Basin Electric’s history book. The room was … [Read more...]