Empower Youth leadership program gearing up for 2018 launch

Basin Electric and several member cooperatives are nearing the launch of the Empower Youth Leadership Program to help high school students enhance … [Read more...]

Max Fire Department benefits from annual donation, training

Every October during Fire Prevention Month, Basin Electric's Charitable Giving Program donates $500 to the fire departments located near its … [Read more...]

Annual donation from Basin Electric helps Gettysburg Fire and Rescue provide vital services to its community

Journeyman lineman and volunteer firefighter Kyle Kusser is passionate about serving. Growing up in Highmore, SD, Kusser’s dad and uncles all … [Read more...]

Montana Limestone county fair purchases benefit kids, the hungry, and the disabled

Visiting the state fairs along the Montana/Wyoming state line is an annual tradition for representatives of Dakota Coal Company subsidiary Montana … [Read more...]

Employees and kids visit Headquarters for breakfast with Santa

Santa Claus

Basin Electric held "Reindeer Games and Christmas Cheer" at Basin Electric Headquarters Dec. 2. Nearly 800 employees and their children came to visit … [Read more...]

Retiree’s handmade bowls make money twice for United Way

Jason Brekke

Deb Levchak, former Basin Electric attorney, donated wooden bowls created by Duey Marthaller, former Basin Electric manager of civil engineering, to … [Read more...]

Basin Electric holds special Career Day for local high schoolers

Basin Electric Career Day

More than 900 Bismarck, ND, area high school students got the chance to learn about careers in 15 different fields for the first Basin Electric Career … [Read more...]

Retired Basin Electric truck reports for fire duty in Hazen

A truck that formerly served Basin Electric’s Transmission System Maintenance shop in Mandan, ND, will soon grace the streets of Hazen, ND, as part of … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees featured in ‘Miles in Their Shoes’ videos

Shawn Hammes, Basin Electric administrative assistant/receptionist, is often referred to as “the face of Basin” due to his work at the reception desk, … [Read more...]

Lignite Energy Council sponsors contest for leadership students in Coal Country

More than 80 students from Beulah, Center-Stanton, Hazen, Underwood, and Washburn, ND, high schools learned about mining, reclamation, and power plant … [Read more...]