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All power has been restored

(9:10 p.m., May 2, 2013) — Dakota Electric Association has restored all power outages as of 8:30 p.m. Approximately 1,000 were out of power this morning due to the wet heavy snowstorm that moved through late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The scattered nature of the outages made repairs slow, but crews were called in early [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:17+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Snow storm causes outages for Dakota Electric

(10:45 a.m., May 2, 2013) — Dakota Electric Association has experienced outages due to the wet heavy snowstorm that moved through late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The outages are mainly located in the eastern and southeastern part of the cooperative’s service territory. Locations affected are the areas near Hastings, Miesville, Red Wing, Welch, Castle Rock [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:17+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Outage update for Dakota Electric

(1:45 p.m., May 2, 2013) — Dakota Electric Association crews have been working hard today restoring outages that have occurred due to the wet heavy snowstorm that moved through the area late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Approximately 1,000 were out of power early this morning, but crews have been able to get that number down [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:17+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric holds annual meeting

Dakota Electric Association’s member-owners attended the cooperative’s annual meeting, held in St. Michael’s social hall in Farmington on April 4. Four incumbent directors and one new director were elected and bylaw amendments passed. David Jones, district 1, Jim Sheldon, district 2, Bill Holton, district 3, and Paul Trapp, district 4, were all re-elected to three-year terms. [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:16+00:00 April 9th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Area students traveling to Washington D.C. this 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 Zachary Eichten, Rosemount High School, Brett Johnson, Farmington High School; Cory Kroonblawd, Concordia Academy; Anna Larson, Christian Life School; and Miranda Lawell, Apple Valley High School. The students will participate in the National [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:17+00:00 April 5th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

United Way honors Dakota Electric’s volunteer efforts

The Greater Twin Cities United Way recently presented Dakota Electric Association with its Best Caring Connection Involvement award in front of more than 800 United Way volunteers, donors and agency partners at the Campaign Victory Celebration and 2012 Best Of Awards at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The award recognized Dakota Electric’s community involvement and volunteer efforts [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:16+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric annual meeting held Thursday, April 4

Dakota Electric Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 4, 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:16+00:00 March 11th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric members donate more than $26,000 to needy

Dakota Electric Association distributed $26,376 in 2012 through its Helping Neighbors® program to the Community Action Program, The Salvation Army and 360 Communities for local energy assistance. In 2012, giving was down approximately $1,200 from the previous year. “This money is available because of our members’ generous donations to the Helping Neighbors program,” Greg Miller, Dakota [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:16+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

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

Dakota Electric Association will provide five high school juniors or seniors the opportunity to win an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Tour, June 14-20.       Each June, more than 1,200 junior and senior students from across the country travel to Washington, D.C. for the [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:16+00:00 January 18th, 2013|Categories: Press Release|

ProAct wins Touchstone Energy Community Award

Angel Foundation, Farmington Boy Scouts & Hope For Tomorrow named runners-up Dakota Electric Association named ProAct, Eagan, as the local 2012 Touchstone Energy Community Award winner. Angel Foundation, Minneapolis, Farmington Boy Scouts, and Hope For Tomorrow, Lakeville, were named runners-up, and each of the four applicants received a plaque and a check for $500. “Dakota Electric [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:16+00:00 December 21st, 2012|Categories: Press Release|