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Since 2013, Dakota Electric has donated more than $340,000 of unclaimed capital credits to school districts in its service area. This year, Burnsville and Hastings school districts received $25,000 each, which will be used to fund specific educational projects and reach district goals.

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Burnsville Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle (center left) and Lisa Rider (center right), director of business services, are pictured with Dakota Electric Association’s board directors Jerry Pittman (L) and Clay Van De Bogart (R).

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Hastings Superintendent Dr. Robert McDowell is pictured with Dakota Electric Association’s board directors Judy Kimmes (L) and Ken Danner (R).


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Miesville Fire Chief Tom Latuff recently won the 2020 Dakota Spirit of Excellence Award. The award recognizes first responders who demonstrate leadership, dedication to serving others and teamwork. Surrounded by family, Latuff was presented the award by Dakota Electric board directors Judy Kimmes and Jerry Pittman.

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Greenvale Township Supervisor Tony Rowan was awarded the Outstanding Township Leader of the Year Award. Dakota Electric board directors Margaret Schreiner and Bill Middlecamp presented the award to Rowan during a virtual Dakota County Township Officers Association meeting.