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 get reimbursed to run #NationalRunningDay

This National Running Day, we highlight one of the most recent additions to our benefits. The Race Reimbursement Policy means all employees can be … [Read more...]

Great Plains Synfuels Plant manager interviewed on KFYR 550 AM

Dale Johnson

The Great Plains Synfuels Plant was highlighted on KFYR 550 AM on May 30. Dale Johnson, Dakota Gasification Company plant manager at the Great … [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...]

Basin Electric employees pack and deliver four tons of food

The ante was upped, but Paul Cook, web services coordinator and Basin Electric’s United Way Backpack Program coordinator, wasn’t worried. In 2016, … [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...]

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...]