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...]

Beautiful Christmas, even in a bucket truck

You might see a Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives commercial running on your social media channels, be it Twitter or Facebook, or you might even see it … [Read more...]

A day in the life of Director Roberta Rohrer

Roberta Rohrer and Paul Sukut

Little did she know, but Roberta Rohrer was running a 1979 co-op board election campaign from a pickup truck on the edge of the Great … [Read more...]

Little girl with a role model at Basin Electric

Tatyana Rohrer

Kim Kranz, Basin Electric program communications coordinator II, meets a lot of children. She runs Basin Electric's Story Behind the Switch, an … [Read more...]

Co-ops team up to convert community eyesore into community centerpiece

The cooperative principle, concern for community, was never more visible in Fairfield, MT, than with a community parking lot project that brought two … [Read more...]