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Dakota Electric rallies park volunteers for the 17th year of helping in local parks

Approximately 100 Dakota Electric Association members volunteered their time on May 5 at Lebanon Hills Regional Park as part of the annual, statewide, Touchstone Energy GreenTouch day. The volunteers of all ages planted native plants in the area near Holland Lake. Some planted trees and shrubs near the edge of the park, and others planted native [...]

2018-05-18T08:34:46+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric and Great River Energy sponsor Twins 2018 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 19. Boys and girls from the ages of 6 to 13 can participate in the 2018 Play Ball! Minnesota Youth Clinic, which teaches basic fundamentals including hitting, fielding and throwing. No registration is [...]

2018-05-08T10:56:10+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|

Electric vehicles, solar energy and more at Energy Trends Expo

Free seminars are available. Dakota Electric Association invites the public to the Energy Trends Expo, May 10, at the Eagan Community Center. The event, hosted by Dakota Electric and Lakeville Friends of the Environment, provides an opportunity for people to learn about the latest in renewable technology, energy efficiency and electric vehicles. Visitors can [...]

2018-05-02T13:18:36+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric seen as a trusted source of information at Annual Meeting

Members re-elect incumbent directors FARMINGTON, Minn. (April 30, 2018) —Member focused and a trusted source of energy information were two of the topics discussed at Dakota Electric Association’s Annual Meeting, held in the social hall at St. Michael’s in Farmington on April 27. President and CEO Greg Miller talked about Dakota Electric’s outstanding customer satisfaction [...]

2018-04-30T15:59:09+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|

Area students traveling to Washington, D.C. in June

Five local high school students were recently selected to receive a trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. The winners are Mitchell Conzemius, Hastings High School; Emily Hull, Eagan High School; Sarah Most, Eastview High School; Michelle Quan, Rosemount High School; and Jacob Widen, Burnsville High School. The students will participate in the National [...]

2018-03-28T10:46:16+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Dakota Electric annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 26

Dakota Electric Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 26, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church social hall at 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington (next to Dakota Electric’s office). The meeting begins at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m., and refreshments will be served before the meeting. Dakota Electric members will have the opportunity to [...]

2018-04-09T12:56:54+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Dakota Electric members donate $27,000+ to assist others

Dakota Electric Association distributed $27,735 in 2017 through its Helping Neighbors® program to the Community Action Program, The Salvation Army and 360 Communities for local energy assistance. “This money is available because of our members’ generous donations to the Helping Neighbors program,” Greg Miller, Dakota Electric president and chief executive officer, said. “Dakota Electric is merely [...]

2018-02-08T10:09:59+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric offers students free trip to Washington D.C.

Students from Minnesota pose in front of the White House during the 2017 Youth Tour. Dakota Electric Association will provide five high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Tour, June 9-14. Each June, more than 1,500 students from [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:00+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Press Release|

The Open Door wins local Touchstone Energy Community Award

Military Family Support Group and DARTS are named runners up Dakota Electric Association named The Open Door, Eagan, as the local 2017 Touchstone Energy Community Award winner. Military Family Support Group, Burnsville, and DARTS, West St. Paul, were named runners-up, and each of the non-profits received a plaque and a check for $500. Touchstone Energy [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:00+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Employee charity program raises more than $29,000 for causes

Dakota Electric Association and its employees have raised $29,087 for charities — the most ever — through its employee-led program called Dakota Cares. Dakota Cares committee members (L-R): Bernie Kolnberger, Dave Reinke, Cherry Jordan, Jackie Bauer, Julie Simonsen, Corey Willert, Susan Strong and Tom Riste. Not pictured: Mel Belschner. Each year Dakota Electric’s employees [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:00+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|