Throwback Thursday: Death to the Kerosene Lamp

The publication The Next Greatest Thing was conceived by staff members at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in 1985 as a way to … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: The ‘lectric light lady

The publication The Next Greatest Thing was conceived by staff members at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in 1985 as a way to … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: How Electricity Changed Education

The publication The Next Greatest Thing was conceived by staff members at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in 1985 as a way to … [Read more...]

Greta’s story of persistence

Greta Weisser family

It was 1975. Greta (Johnson) Weisser, a single parent and former schoolteacher, was waiting tables at what is now 40 Steak + Seafood in Bismarck, … [Read more...]

Honoring Iowa’s veterans one rock at a time

A group of retired women in Oakland, IA, moved a mountain. The “Friday Coffee Ladies,” as they’ve come to call themselves, recently undertook a … [Read more...]

Deer Creek donation gives volunteer fire department the gift of air

Deer Creek Station, a natural gas peaking plant near Elkton, South Dakota, recently gave a donation that will help the volunteer firefighters in the … [Read more...]

Basin Has Heart top fundraiser in 2017

The American Heart Association wants people to experience more of life’s precious moments. Why? Life is why. The Basin Electric team at the 2017 … [Read more...]

The solar eclipse through Basin Electric’s eyes

The 2017 solar eclipse is now just a memory, and the thousands of people who traveled near and far donning their cardboard glasses to catch a glimpse … [Read more...]

Basin Electric intern shines in school and at work

Malcom X once said, “The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” Basin Electric takes this approach with the future workforce, and sees its … [Read more...]

Electric grid interconnected like a spiderweb

Most people don’t know life without electricity. It’s a critical necessity, so all the work to maintain it is necessary. Getting electricity into … [Read more...]