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Miesville Fire Chief Latuff named Dakota Spirit of Excellence Award winner

Chief Tom Latuff, winner of the Dakota Spirit of Excellence award. Miesville Fire Chief Tom Latuff recently accepted the Dakota Spirit of Excellence Award at a ceremony at the fire station in front of the department and his family. Latuff is the 2020 winner of the Dakota Spirit of Excellence Award presented by Dakota [...]

2020-10-22T10:15:49-06:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric donates to local school projects

Dakota Electric Association provided the school districts of Burnsville and Hastings with this year’s donations from the unclaimed capital credits fund. Dakota Electric awarded a total of $50,000 of unclaimed capital credits money to the schools, which will be used to fund specific educational projects and reach district goals. Burnsville Superintendent Dr. Theresa Battle (center [...]

2020-10-21T08:25:55-06:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Rowan Wins Dakota Electric’s Township Leader Award

Tony Rowan was awarded the Township Leader Award in 2020. Dakota Electric Association recently awarded Tony Rowan, Greenvale Township supervisor, the Outstanding Township Leader of the Year award. Each year, Dakota Electric seeks to recognize outstanding leadership with the award, and Dakota Electric directors Bill Middlecamp and Margaret Schreiner virtually attended the Dakota County [...]

2020-10-08T09:37:41-06:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric provides McGruff safety kits for children

McGruff Safe Kids Identification kits for school children are now available from law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County and nearby communities. Dakota Electric Association, a member-owned electric cooperative, provides local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County, Northfield and Cannon Falls with McGruff identification kits. Police officers will distribute the kits to classrooms if a teacher makes [...]

2020-09-25T07:47:07-06:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Suståne chooses 100 percent renewable energy for facilities

Suståne Natural Fertilizer, a leading manufacturer-exporter of renewable, organic and natural slow release fertilizers and plant/soil amendments, announced today that its Cannon Falls facilities’ electricity requirements are now powered by 100-percent renewable energy. The renewable energy is provided via Suståne’s power supplier, Dakota Electric Association’s Wellspring Renewable Energy program. Suståne has been promoting sustainable practices around [...]

2020-09-15T12:42:11-06:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric is upgrading meters to improve service

Dakota Electric Association is in the process of upgrading meters to provide even better service to the members of the electric cooperative. Anixter, who is under contract with Dakota Electric, will be working primarily in Lakeville, Burnsville and Apple Valley over the next several months to change out meters. Vehicles are identified by the Anixter [...]

2020-07-20T10:55:51-06:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric awards $160,000 in scholarships

More than one-hundred area high school students received scholarships this spring for their post-secondary education from Dakota Electric Association®. Others receiving part of the $160,000 unclaimed capital credits this year are students at Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College who will receive their scholarships in the fall. Dakota Electric has donated $1,819,495 [...]

2020-07-06T08:25:39-06:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric and CoBank donate $20,000 to local organizations

Dakota Electric Association, along with CoBank, one of its lenders, recently donated $20,000 to three community organizations. 360 Communities will receive $10,000, and ProAct and Dakota County ¬– Beyond the Yellow Ribbon will receive $5,000 each. Dakota Electric’s donations were matched by CoBank through the company’s “Sharing Success” grant program. 360 Communities received $5,000 from Dakota [...]

2020-06-01T14:03:03-06:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Area students win Dakota Electric’s Washington D.C. Youth Tour trip

Five local high school students were recently selected to receive a trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. The winners are Myah Bauman (11th), Rosemount High School; Daniel Crippes (11th), Apple Valley High School; Justin Geertsema (11th), Lakeville South High School; Ritisha Senapati (11th), Eastview High School; and Christopher Torres (12th), Farmington High School. [...]

2020-05-12T13:57:14-06:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Elections at Dakota Electric put new director on board

Dakota Electric Association’s membership cast their vote in the cooperative’s annual election. This year, three incumbents were re-elected and one new board member seated. The election results were as follows: District 1 – John (Jack) DeYoe, Lakeville, (incumbent) received 7,922 votes. District 2 – Bill Middlecamp, Apple Valley, received 7,964 votes. District 3 – Margaret D. [...]

2020-05-12T13:47:12-06:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|