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Capital Electric linemen growing mustaches for a special cause

Cookie Duster. Crumb Catcher. Mouth Brow. Lip Caterpillar.

The mustache goes by many names – and in March, it is serving a very important purpose for two… 268 more words

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John and Donna Hefner Have Done It Again!

Long time leaders of the Indianapolis Rose Society and winners of almost every rose award available have been outstanding once again!

They have two new roses being introduced this year! 242 more words


Social media helps co-ops communicate during winter storm

The thermometer in the Upper Great Plains region is mostly trending in the right direction, but the recent weather forecast reminds everyone that winter isn’t quite ready to release its icy grasp just yet. 164 more words

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Co-op employees get leadership lessons from Mister Ed

Okay, it wasn’t really Mister Ed, the talking horse from the 1960s TV show. The horse’s name was Belle.

And unlike Mister Ed, Belle didn’t talk. 342 more words

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A day in the life of legislative representative Chris Vandeventer

Between federal and state bills in its nine-state service area, Basin Electric is following about 800 bills this legislative session. From human resources and health care to transmission, taxes, and wind turbines, it takes a team of four… 495 more words

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A day in the life of audio/visual supervisor Greg Wheeler

Basin Electric staff has a simple goal during events – make it look easy.

“If it looks easy, then we’re doing our job,” says Greg Wheeler, Basin Electric supervisor of audio/visual. 171 more words


Electric co-op general manager kisses a pig for dough

Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative General Manager Dale Haugen puckered up to a pig last night, but he didn’t have to go it alone.

Haugen was part of a Kiss the Pig fundraiser which ended up with him and the mayor of Williston, ND, kissing a pig on center court of a… 333 more words

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