Beulah Rural Fire Department benefits from Basin Electric surplus asset donation

The Beulah Rural Fire Department is the proud new owner of several well-cared-for auto extraction tools, courtesy of Basin Electric and Dakota … [Read more...]

Be the light: Fishing derby for families

The Basin Electric ad campaign “Be the light” shows how Basin Electric and its member cooperatives can be the light in communities and homes like only … [Read more...]

Celebrating engineers during National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week is a great time to give a big shout out to our engineers at Basin Electric. They’re an instrumental part in our mission to … [Read more...]

Top 9 Basin Electric: Live Wire posts of 2016

On Dec. 29, you saw the top 7 Basin Electric videos of 2016. Here are the top 9 viewed blog posts as tabulated by WordPress, our blogging platform. … [Read more...]

The 7 most watched Basin Electric videos in 2016

Here are the top seven Basin Electric videos of 2016, as viewed at*. 1. Urea construction update: June 2016 2. Driving … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Pipeline Superintendent Claude O’Berry

As he soars in Basin Electric’s airplanes over the hills and valleys of western North Dakota and southern Saskatchewan, Canada, Claude O’Berry, Dakota … [Read more...]

Car club tours North Dakota Energy Trail

Corvette Club tour 2016

Basin Electric Director Gary Drost and friends from the Corvette Club of Luverne, MN, visited energy country July 19. Drost serves as a director … [Read more...]

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...]