Basin Electric member’s employee maintains lonely military gravesite

West River Electric cavalry gravesite

The following was published by RE Magazine on May 4, 2017. An excerpt is published here, with permission. Please visit RE Magazine's website for the … [Read more...]

Member co-op campaign reminds members when the lights came on

“Christmas Eve, December 1952, I’d have been about 15. They were looking for memberships to start the co-op. … Money was kind of hard to come by, but … [Read more...]

Historical church gets historical donation

Verendrye Electric Cooperative held a special event May 18 to celebrate the millionth dollar granted by Operation Round Up, a program in which … [Read more...]

Be the light: Being a helper

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...]

Power line cutting ceremony marks opening of Iowa power line training field

  A ribbon cutting ceremony commonly marks the opening of a new business, building or structure. So it’s only fitting that Midland Power … [Read more...]

How Basin Electric’s retirement projections present opportunities for the next generation of employees

  In the next 10 years, 750 employees – almost one-third of the co-op’s existing workforce – will reach normal retirement age. Of this number, … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station plant engineer part of WY coal delegation to Japan

Bamboo shoots, jellyfish, ice cream topped with squid ink – the traditional Japanese cuisine was a little outside Dennis Thorfinnson’s comfort … [Read more...]

Montana Limestone helps neighbor after devastating house fire

During the day, there are about three dozen people walking around the community of Warren, MT, but at night, there is a lone soul who lives … [Read more...]

Basin Electric director talks leadership

Both inside and outside the board room, Basin Electric Director Troy Presser, District 3, Central Power Electric Cooperative, Minot, ND, subscribes to … [Read more...]

Basin Electric: Strong and United

Strong & United. It was the theme of Basin Electric's 2016 Annual Meeting, and it graces the cover of the 2016 Annual Report, available on the … [Read more...]