Cooperative employees help create confidence on two wheels

  Research shows many people with autism and Down syndrome never experience the thrill of independently riding a two-wheel bicycle. But local … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee featured for community involvement

Community betterment is the co-op way. Some employees such as Erin Huntimer, however, go above and beyond average involvement. Huntimer, Basin … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees providing service beyond electricity

Basin Electric encourages service beyond providing electricity, and it's not uncommon to see the co-op's employees doing hands-on volunteer work. This … [Read more...]

Lignite Energy Council features Basin’s Backyard Garden

Burleigh County Senior Center

When the Basin's Backyard Garden volunteers were planting their fourth crop in May, the Lignite Energy Council visited to learn more. They are … [Read more...]

Artists work on second phase of Basin Electric-sponsored Bismarck Alley Art

Elizabeth White Alley 5.5 art

Before anything was there, you had to direct people to a specific patch of wall like this: above the dumpsters and below the window sills. But now, … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station creates positive energy at Boys and Girls Club of Campbell County

In Campbell County, Wyoming, where the depression and suicide rate among teens is alarmingly high, the activities committee at Dry Fork Station has … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Project Coordinations Representative Kristie Ching

Kristie Ching’s energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and her smile could light up a room. She grew up in rural South Dakota and graduated with a … [Read more...]

Sakakawea Medical Center made possible with co-op support

Sakakawea Medical Center

[/caption] It began as a conversation about the future of health care. “We took a look at our facility infrastructure and decided that maybe … [Read more...]

Tokata Youth Center facility receives $3,000 in cooperative support

Tokata Youth Center and Central Electric 2017

The Tokata Youth Center in Fort Thompson, SD, received $1,000 from Basin Electric Class C member, Central Electric Cooperative, headquartered in … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees help hinder hunger through Casual for a Cause

Casual for a Cause

Hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation. Each year, tens of thousands of North Dakotans struggle with hunger. Many rely on their local food pantries to … [Read more...]