Greta’s story of persistence

Greta Weisser family

It was 1975. Greta (Johnson) Weisser, a single parent and former schoolteacher, was waiting tables at what is now 40 Steak + Seafood in Bismarck, … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s vice president of government relations, Dale Niezwaag, patches up 1954 Dodge Power Wagon

The following was published by RE Magazine on July 2, 2018. An excerpt is published here, with permission. Please visit RE Magazine’s website for the … [Read more...]

Instagram post provides a peek into Basin Electric history

Greta Johnson in the 1979 Annual Report

A recent Instagram post that caught our eye led to an interesting story about a former Basin Electric employee. Kate Kruse, who lives in … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee runs in the Black Hills 100

Most people hear 50k and think, “Man, I could never do that.” One Basin Electric employee is the exception. Sarah Feist, Leland Olds Station … [Read more...]

Mike Risan, Basin Electric senior vice president of Transmission, retires after 40 years

Mike Risan, Basin Electric senior vice president of Transmission, has dedicated his career to making sure co-op members at the end of the line have … [Read more...]

Leland Olds Station employees honored by the ESGR

LOS management receives ESGR awards

Employees of Basin Electric’s Leland Olds Station were presented two awards from the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve June 4 in recognition … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee takes tree planting to the next level

  Nearly 35,000 trees, neatly arranged in rows, outline the landscape south of Menoken. If lined up in a single row, these trees would stretch … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s Kevin Solie spends time on the east coast presenting his engineering skills

Kevin Solie, Basin Electric senior environmental compliance administrator, had a busy month in May. From Washington D.C. to Clemson, South Carolina, … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees volunteer for Great Plains Food Bank Inaugural Food Packathon

On June 5, the Great Plains Food Bank had their first ever food Packathon located in Bismarck, North Dakota. Eight employees from Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee runs London Marathon for charity, autistic “buddy”

Since starting to run as part of the group “I Run 4,” an international organization that matches runners with “buddies” who have special needs, Dustin … [Read more...]