Crane Trust scenes in celebration of Nature Photography Day

The Platte River Whooping Crane Habitat Maintenance Trust, or Crane Trust, is a special place. Thousands of people – some years representing more than … [Read more...]

Basin Electric donates money to local fire department for new ladder truck

The Wheatland, Wyoming Fire Department recently bought a ladder truck from the city of Newcastle, Wyoming. William Deglman, Laramie River Station … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees volunteer for Great Plains Food Bank Inaugural Food Packathon

On June 5, the Great Plains Food Bank had their first ever food Packathon located in Bismarck, North Dakota. Eight employees from Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee runs London Marathon for charity, autistic “buddy”

Since starting to run as part of the group “I Run 4,” an international organization that matches runners with “buddies” who have special needs, Dustin … [Read more...]

Cooperative effort plants thousands of trees near Harmony Lake

Western meadowlarks and red-winged blackbirds, mule deer, Canada geese, a bee, a butterfly, mosquitoes. All bear witness to new life in their home … [Read more...]

Basin Electric doctor treats employee moles to help prevent or diagnose skin cancer

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, and with that comes boating, camping, gardening, and all those other outdoor activities that … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station employee receives Department of Defense Patriot Award

Pat Jeffries, Laramie River Station retiree, was presented a Patriot Award on May 3, 2018, prior to her retirement on May 4, by Kathy Wright, Employer … [Read more...]

Basin Electric continues to Brave the Shave

Eleven years ago, Basin Electric supported a head-shaving event to raise money for a national pediatric cancer research organization. Throughout the … [Read more...]

Last remaining original incorporator says Basin Electric today is ‘beyond his wildest imagination’

Leroy Schecher was just 29 years old, and a newly hired manager for Grand Electric Cooperative in Bison, South Dakota, when he signed his name on May … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees pack 8,500 lbs. of food for Backpacks for Kids

On April 19, Basin Electric employee volunteers packed 8,500 pounds of food into 1,072 backpacks to deliver to 33 schools across Bismarck and Mandan, … [Read more...]