Welcome to the rEVolution

Capital Electric staff with Elektra, their Chevrolet Bolt.

As research by an internal team at Basin Electric surmised in 2016, electric vehicles just weren’t suited for the climate and wide open spaces of the … [Read more...]

Coal Country Coffee’s happy mistake is a blessing to Heaven’s Helpers Soup Café

Sometimes distraction gets the best of us. But when Travis Helfrich, yard operator at Leland Olds Station and founder of Coal Country Coffee, got … [Read more...]

Leland Olds Station employee’s tasty talent offers an extra incentive to donate blood

Donating blood isn’t exactly everyone’s cup of tea, but when it comes to getting people to do it, Mary Robson is one smart cookie. Robson is an … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee embraces the region’s roots when starting Coal Country Coffee

Travis Helfrich, a yard operator at Leland Olds Station, found an interest and was grounded in it. “I have always been intrigued by coffee – by the … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station A Crew looks out for ‘family’

When crew members work together, they become more than just plant workers, they become like a family. On May 30, Ray Turman, Dry Fork Station shift … [Read more...]

Basin Electric donates kitchen and office equipment to Camp Grassick

Basin Electric donated various kitchen appliances and office equipment no longer being used to Camp Grassick, a residential summer camp for adults and … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s and Missouri Basin Power Project’s role in forming the Crane Trust

Whooping Cranes wading in shallow water

Every year, the trumpeting of more than 600,000 cranes resounds through the Big Bend area of the Platte River in south-central Nebraska. Many … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Tour groups and earphone hardhats

People have been touring Basin Electric facilities for decades. Tours of Basin Electric’s facilities have proven to be a positive form of … [Read more...]

Operation Ice Machine brings a salad bar to the Soup Café

Since March, Basin Electric employees have been using their lunch hours to chop vegetables, wait tables, serve food, wash dishes, and clean – doing … [Read more...]

Greta’s story of persistence

Greta Weisser family

It was 1975. Greta (Johnson) Weisser, a single parent and former schoolteacher, was waiting tables at what is now 40 Steak + Seafood in Bismarck, … [Read more...]