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 11 stories of 2015 at Basin Electric: Live Wire

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On Dec. 30, you saw the top 9 Basin Electric videos of 2015. Here are the top 11 viewed blog posts as tabulated by WordPress, our blogging … [Read more...]

Cooperative leaders lend expertise on Clean Power Plan

Dale Niezwaag

Information is power – especially for the power industry. The North Dakota Department of Health has been hosting public input meetings on the Clean … [Read more...]

Why electric co-ops ROCK

Cooperatives are made up of great people who serve great people. But the people aren't the only reason co-ops are the cat's meow. As National Co-op … [Read more...]

Clean Power Plan: More harm than good

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, called the Clean Power Plan, was released Aug. 3, … [Read more...]

SD lawmakers hear ND energy story

"It's that educational perspective." Ed Anderson, South Dakota Rural Electric Association (SDREA) general manager, is talking about the annual tour … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Director Roberta Rohrer

Roberta Rohrer and Paul Sukut

Little did she know, but Roberta Rohrer was running a 1979 co-op board election campaign from a pickup truck on the edge of the Great … [Read more...]

Are you part of a co-op? Some Minnesota lawmakers learn they are

Brian Jeremiason, Lyon-Lincoln Electric, with one of his co-ops members, Rep. Chris Swedzinski at MN Co-op Day at the Capitol.

At the beginning of March, Cooperative Network held MN Co-op Day at the Capitol. Representatives from many different cooperatives gathered at the … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Basin Electric Director Gary Drost

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A day in Washington, D.C., isn't a typical day for Gary Drost, but it's something he's familiar with and knows is necessary as a cooperative … [Read more...]