Basin Electric kickstarts Bismarck Public Schools Foundation’s innovation grant program

Basin Electric recently gave $20,000 to the Bismarck Public Schools Foundation to kickstart the Foundation’s “innovation grant” program, which will … [Read more...]

Capital Electric linemen growing mustaches for a special cause

Cookie Duster. Crumb Catcher. Mouth Brow. Lip Caterpillar. The mustache goes by many names – and in March, it is serving a very important purpose … [Read more...]

Social media helps co-ops communicate during winter storm

The thermometer in the Upper Great Plains region is mostly trending in the right direction, but the recent weather forecast reminds everyone that … [Read more...]

Science Center in Gillette, WY, features exhibit built by Basin Electric

Pathfinders

The coal industry means a lot to the community of Gillette, WY. Now, the school district’s science center has a display focused on the history of … [Read more...]

Co-op employees get leadership lessons from Mister Ed

Okay, it wasn’t really Mister Ed, the talking horse from the 1960s TV show. The horse’s name was Belle. And unlike Mister Ed, Belle didn’t talk. … [Read more...]

Basin Electric brings light to the Clay County Sheriff Department

Clay County Sheriff's Department

A donation made to the Clay County (SD) Sheriff’s Department will help officers see more clearly in the line of duty. Basin Electric accepted the … [Read more...]

Be the light: Ambassador for science

Be the light Amanda Wangler

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...]

Dry Fork Station cap appears in Antarctica

Dry Fork Station cap in Antarctica

A piece of Dry Fork Station made its way to the South Pole earlier this year. Bob Berger, husband of former Wyoming Rep. Rosie Berger, wore his Dry … [Read more...]

Leland Olds Station plant manager featured by Lignite Energy Council

Lignite Energy Council published a feature on Leland Olds Station Jan. 27. James Backus, the coal-based power plant's manager, was interviewed for a … [Read more...]

A day in the life of legislative representative Chris Vandeventer

Between federal and state bills in its nine-state service area, Basin Electric is following about 800 bills this legislative session. From human … [Read more...]