After death threat in Iraq, a new home, future for Dakota Gas urea site contractor

(The following article was reprinted with permission from IHI E&C, the engineering firm of record for Dakota Gasification Company's urea facility … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas employee’s daughter, who has autism, finds strength in therapy horse riding


We all have our happy place. For Isabella “Bella” Turnbow, it’s on the saddle of her new favorite horse, Pop-Tart. Bella, who has autism, is in the … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas employee’s daughter collects PB&J to help hungry kids

Lauryn Hinckley, a sophomore at Century High School in Bismarck, ND, remembers the day well. “I was 9 years old at the grocery store – cart … [Read more...]

Mercer County supports kids battling cancer through Brave the Shave (Video)


“Nobody should suffer through cancer. Period,” says Chad Edwards, Antelope Valley Station plant manager. On March 17, Edwards and many others … [Read more...]

Basin Electric donates Polaris Ranger to special needs camp


Part of being a cooperative means giving back to the communities you serve. So when a special needs summer camp needed to upgrade its ailing 1970s … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas Brave the Shave team sells sweets before shaving

Dakota Gasification Company

The Dakota Gas Brave the Shave team, known for years as The Good, The Bald and The Ugly, have found a tried and true method for raising more money to … [Read more...]

Stay Basin: A culture of support for families in need

Dan Wallach

When facing difficult times, it’s nice to have the support of a caring cooperative family. That’s been the case for Dan Wallach, Dakota Gas senior … [Read more...]

Electric co-op general manager takes strong stand against Clean Power Plan

"... that kind of a kick in the teeth." "Give me a break!" "Give us some credit..." Verendrye Electric Cooperative's General Manager Bruce … [Read more...]

Evidence of continuous improvement at Basin Electric

In any business, there’s ups and downs and constant change. Finding balance hinges on employees understanding the organization's mission and goals and … [Read more...]

Top 9 Basin Electric videos of 2015

Garrison Dam spillway 2011

‘Tis the season for lists! Here are Basin Electric’s top 9 videos this year, as counted by YouTube. Since some of these videos are several years … [Read more...]