Electric co-ops and CoBank donate $15,000 to United Tribes Technical College

On June 22, Basin Electric matched Class C member Capital Electric’s $5,000 donation to United Tribes Technical College (UTTC), a tribal college in … [Read more...]

Emissions stack demolition underway at Leland Olds Station

aerial LOS emissions stack

The process of demolishing a non-operational 500-foot emissions stack is underway at Leland Olds Station, near Stanton, North Dakota. The stack is … [Read more...]

Opening of urea facility in North Dakota provides farmers with access to urea fertilizer

Until recently, farmers in the Northern Plains who wanted to use urea, a safe and cost-effective granular fertilizer, had to either import it through … [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...]

Crane Trust scenes in celebration of Nature Photography Day

The Platte River Whooping Crane Habitat Maintenance Trust, or Crane Trust, is a special place. Thousands of people – some years representing more than … [Read more...]

Basin Electric donates money to local fire department for new ladder truck

The Wheatland, Wyoming Fire Department recently bought a ladder truck from the city of Newcastle, Wyoming. William Deglman, Laramie River Station … [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...]

Cooperative effort plants thousands of trees near Harmony Lake

Western meadowlarks and red-winged blackbirds, mule deer, Canada geese, a bee, a butterfly, mosquitoes. All bear witness to new life in their home … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station employee receives Department of Defense Patriot Award

Pat Jeffries, Laramie River Station retiree, was presented a Patriot Award on May 3, 2018, prior to her retirement on May 4, by Kathy Wright, Employer … [Read more...]

Last remaining original incorporator says Basin Electric today is ‘beyond his wildest imagination’

Leroy Schecher was just 29 years old, and a newly hired manager for Grand Electric Cooperative in Bison, South Dakota, when he signed his name on May … [Read more...]