A day in the life of Project Coordinations Representative Kristie Ching

Kristie Ching’s energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and her smile could light up a room. She grew up in rural South Dakota and graduated with a … [Read more...]

Sakakawea Medical Center made possible with co-op support

Sakakawea Medical Center

[/caption] It began as a conversation about the future of health care. “We took a look at our facility infrastructure and decided that maybe … [Read more...]

Tokata Youth Center facility receives $3,000 in cooperative support

Tokata Youth Center and Central Electric 2017

The Tokata Youth Center in Fort Thompson, SD, received $1,000 from Basin Electric Class C member, Central Electric Cooperative, headquartered in … [Read more...]

Lower Yellowstone REC features safety lessons at annual meeting

LYREC safety demonstration trailer

Lower Yellowstone REC, a Basin Electric Class C member headquartered in Sidney, MT, featured a safety demonstration trailer at their 81st annual … [Read more...]

Volunteer pilot flies Basin Electric employee to surgery

Shawn Hammes and R.D. Reimers

When Shawn Hammes, Basin Electric administrative assistant/receptionist, learned he’d need a series of surgeries, it wasn’t welcome news. He knew … [Read more...]

Be the light: Giving people wings

RD Reimers Be the Light

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...]

Stay Basin: Helping people grow personally and professionally

At just 28 years old, Basin Electric photographer/archivist Chelsy Ciavarella has already been with the cooperative for eight years, holding five … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees help hinder hunger through Casual for a Cause

Casual for a Cause

Hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation. Each year, tens of thousands of North Dakotans struggle with hunger. Many rely on their local food pantries to … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station promotes safety from a young age

Rawhide Elementary Safety Poster contest

“We have done this contest since construction and the kids love it,” says Ashley Fraser, Dry Fork Station senior safety coordinator. Fraser is … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee spreading love of rock climbing

Dustin Snyder

This story was originally published in the May 2017 issue of ND Living Magazine. The rugged, vertical thrusts of prehistoric rock in western North … [Read more...]