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Dakota Electric named five-time Employer of Excellence

Representing Dakota Electric Association at the award event was (L-R): director Bill Middlecamp, director Margaret Schreiner, human resources generalist Kaitlyn Simon, human resources manager Amy Hansen, community relations director Peggy Johnson, director Clay Van De Bogart, and director Jerry Pittman. The Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board has named Dakota Electric Association one of the [...]

2022-06-17T12:06:45-06:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric awards $160,000 in scholarships

One-hundred and one 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 $1,979,495 [...]

2022-06-09T14:26:33-06:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric rallies park volunteers for the 18th year of helping in local parks

About 35 Dakota Electric Association members volunteered their time on May 7 at Lake Byllesby Regional Park near Cannon Falls as part of the annual, statewide, Touchstone Energy GreenTouch Day. Planting native species as part of the GreenTouch event at Lake Byllesby Regional Park. Volunteers of all ages planted 1,200 native plants in the [...]

2022-07-18T13:38:25-06:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric and Great River Energy sponsor Twins 2022 Play Ball! Youth Clinic

Youth baseball players have an opportunity to learn baseball from staff at the Minnesota Twins organization during their visit to Farmington on May 21. Boys and girls from the ages of 6 to 12 can participate in the free 2022 Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinic, which teaches basic fundamentals including hitting, fielding and throwing. No registration [...]

2022-05-13T09:32:36-06:00May 13th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Stay safe during planting

Always be aware of power line locations Farming equipment has become more massive and technologically advanced over time. While these welcome improvements help farmers cover more ground in less time, taller equipment and longer extensions can bring added challenges around power lines. As farmers start entering the fields for planting, Dakota Electric Association urges everyone in [...]

2022-05-09T13:10:14-06:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Three incumbents re-elected and one new director seated on Dakota Electric board

FARMINGTON, Minn. (April 28, 2022) — 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 director was elected to serve on the board of directors. The election results are as follows: District 1 – David Jones, Lakeville, (incumbent) received 4,418 votes; Raj Rajan, [...]

2022-04-28T15:56:13-06:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Bremer Wins Township Leader Award

Dakota Electric Association recently awarded Janet Bremer, Nininger Township treasurer, the 2021 Outstanding Township Leader of the Year award. Each year, Dakota Electric seeks to recognize outstanding leadership with the award, and Dakota Electric director Stacy Miller attended the Dakota County Township Officers’ Association meeting to present the award to Bremer. “I was shocked and humbled,” [...]

2022-04-25T08:48:56-06:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Area students traveling to Washington D.C. in June

FARMINGTON, Minn. (April 7, 2022) — Five local high school students were recently selected to receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. The winners are Cloe Bechard, Eagan High School; Taryn Hillerud, Eagan High School; Madysen Leick, Eastview High School; Meti Negewo, Rosemount High School; and Sarah Rauf, Lakeville North [...]

2022-04-07T14:40:41-06:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric ballots mailed April 11

Annual meeting is canceled Dakota Electric Association® will hold its board election as usual with ballots being mailed to all members on April 11, but the annual meeting will not be held due to COVID-19. Members can vote online (www.dakotaelectric.com) using the electronic passcode included with the ballot, or by mailing the ballot in the postage-paid [...]

2022-03-25T10:48:25-06:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Angel Foundation wins Minnesota Touchstone Energy Community Award

The Minnesota Touchstone Energy Group named Angel Foundation, Mendota Heights, as the statewide winner of the 2022 Touchstone Energy Community Award. The Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA) announced the award at its annual meeting on March 16. Angel Foundation’ vice president of development Kathy Tolo received the award from Dakota Electric directors: (L-R) David Jones, [...]

2022-03-22T13:44:14-06:00March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Press Release|