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...]

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...]

Montana members welcomed by Basin Electric membership

New Montana members map

Jan. 1, 2017, a set of new Basin Electric members in Montana started receiving power deliveries from Basin Electric. The votes on bylaws at … [Read more...]

Montana Limestone trains featured in Trains Magazine

Two Canadian trains that found a home at Dakota Coal Company subsidiary, Montana Limestone Company (MLC) in Warren, MT, have been featured in a … [Read more...]

Basin Electric member assists in making of DiCaprio movie

Loren Yellow Bird

Loren Yellow Bird never imagined he’d be sipping coffee and speaking the Arikara language with Leonardo DiCaprio. But that’s exactly what the White … [Read more...]

North Dakota rodeo reaches six decades with co-op support

Winner of 2016 Champions Ride Match Rodeo

The Home on the Range Champions Ride Match Rodeo is in its 60th year. Goldenwest Electric Cooperative, a Class C member of Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Member co-op’s community focus keeps members cool

Every other July, Goldenwest Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member headquartered in Wibaux, MT, holds its annual meeting at St. Mary’s … [Read more...]

Youth Tour 2016: A moment at the Changing of the Guard

Youth Tour 2016

Katie Ryan-Anderson is the manager of member communications for Dakota Valley and Northern Plains Electric Cooperatives in North Dakota. As a … [Read more...]

How electric cooperatives are helping the healers

West River Health Services

Two scenarios. Choose one: Your doctor decides getting an MRI is necessary. The hospital doesn’t have an MRI machine on site. They do have a … [Read more...]

Top 11 stories of 2015 at Basin Electric: Live Wire

Rohrer family

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...]