Aircrane helicopter used in Basin Electric transmission line construction


Big machines are required to lift big things. An S-64 Aircrane helicopter with a lift capacity of 25,000 pounds, provided by Erickson Inc., … [Read more...]

Co-ops team up to convert community eyesore into community centerpiece

Sun River Electric Cooperative board members and employees present checks to the Fairfield Community Parking lot project. From left to right: Ross Oveson, SREC employee and Fairfield Lions Club; Chris Christensen, SREC employee and Fairfield Lions Club; John Burgmaier, SREC board member; Scott Odegard, SREC manager; Roberta Rohrer, SREC secretary/treasurer and Basin Electric board member; Brad Bauman, SREC employee and Fairfield Lions Club; Robert Anderson, SRECE employee and Fairfield Lions Club.

The cooperative principle, concern for community, was never more visible in Fairfield, MT, than with a community parking lot project that brought two … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees fix up a Bismarck home

Basin Electric Rebuilding Together 2015 team.

Several Basin Electric employees put the cooperative principle of concern for community into action. As part of Rebuilding Together Greater … [Read more...]

Basin Electric jumpstarts summer with BBQ

Medora Musical Burning Hills Singers.

Cooperative employees enjoyed delicious food and catchy tunes Tuesday. On May 19, Basin Electric employees gathered on the Headquarters … [Read more...]

Building to serve the next generation of cooperative members

Building 2

It’s an exciting time at Basin Electric. The co-op is experiencing member growth across the system, an upcoming integration with the Southwest Power … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Basin Electric Director Allen Thiessen

Allen Thiessen, being interviewed.

If you want a glimpse into the heart of the cooperative philosophy, hop into Allen and Sue Thiessen’s pickup truck, and ride through Lambert, … [Read more...]

Why Basin? Employees quickly catch on to the cooperative way


Employees catch on quickly Lori Frisk-Thompson has a pretty impressive resume. It’s also filled with a lot of acronyms. Before joining Basin … [Read more...]

A look at Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day


It was Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at Basin Electric April 30 and Dakota Gas April 29. Parents who work at the cooperative were proud … [Read more...]

PrairieWinds subsidiaries thrive on safety, capacity

PrairieWinds Group

Dreams. You pursue them every day. You’re the farmer who sows the land for a bountiful harvest; the parent who works to give your children a happy … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee to be honored at ND Cowboy Hall of Fame

Steve Tomac

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame for an exhibit that features a Basin Electric employee. The … [Read more...]


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