Top Basin Electric stories of 2020

As we're getting ready to ring in 2021, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of our popular posts and stories of 2020. Get your popcorn … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Basin Electric Alarm Monitor/Service Dispatcher

From a distance, Donavon Dick watched as a bouquet of pheasants rutted and scratched in a field near Sidney, Nebraska. In a blink, the serene scene … [Read more...]

Dedication to community drives Basin Electric employee to be of service

Residents in Mercer and Oliver County, North Dakota, know the importance of the Beulah Rural Fire Protection District. This volunteer crew covers a … [Read more...]

Co-op Month 2020: Energy Capital Cooperative Child Care

Coming together to meet a community need – it’s the cooperative way. And it's how the first licensed child care center in Mercer County in west … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Dakota Gas Medical Services Supervisor Stephanie Hottman

Ask nearly anyone in the medical field and they’ll tell you a story of how they were called to help others. For Stephanie Hottman, nurse and medical … [Read more...]

Longtime Basin Electric leader hangs up his hard hat

Man standing in front of power plant wearing a hard hat

A man of integrity. Fairness. Respect. Consideration. A true servant leader. All these words have been used to describe John Jacobs, Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee’s impact as a trained weather spotter goes beyond spotting storms

Summer brings some of the most active weather to Basin Electric’s service area, and it’s important to stay informed of any weather warnings to protect … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Basin Electric Financial Reporting Manager Katrina Wald

By the time Katrina Wald was attending Dickinson (North Dakota) High School, she already knew that numbers were “her thing.” Being an avid sports fan, … [Read more...]

Trouble saying no led to 20 years of foster care for Basin Electric employee

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared May National Foster Care Month, and it continues to be recognized and celebrated today. For Rhonda Chapman, … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas employee implements virtual solution to canceled tours

Usually when warm weather starts to roll around, Basin Electric’s facilities are buzzing with people taking tours. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, … [Read more...]