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Dakota Electric rallies park volunteers for the 16th year of helping in local parks

Volunteers planted 1,500 plants at Whitetail Woods Regional Park on May 6 as part of the Minnesota Touchstone Energy Cooperatives’ GreenTouch Day. Approximately 60 Dakota Electric Association members volunteered their time on May 6 at Whitetail Woods Regional Park in Empire Township as part of the annual, statewide, Touchstone Energy GreenTouch day. The volunteers [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:03+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Tree Trust helps North Trail Elementary build outdoor classroom

Nearly 600 students, teachers, parents and community members turned out at North Trail Elementary in Farmington on May 5 to plant trees and ornamental plants as well as build an outdoor classroom. The weather was perfect as all classes came outside and learned about tree care and planting. Every student had a chance to participate in [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:03+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |

Technology and 80 years of service discussed at Dakota Electric’s Annual Meeting

Celebrating 80 years of service and using technology to serve their members even better were a couple 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. Dakota Electric President and CEO Greg Miller talked about a one-megawatt solar project that will [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:03+00:00 May 1st, 2017|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 Emma Anderson, Eagan High School, Holly Anderson, Christian Life Academy, William Barnes, Lakeville South High School; Kyle Ringley, Christian Life Academy; and Kelsey Shaw, School of Environmental Studies. The students will participate in [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:03+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Energy training for teachers offered through Dakota Electric

Dakota Electric Association is seeking educators who desire to learn about the energy industry to attend a Lignite Education Seminar from June 12-15. The Lignite Council is offering the seminar again in 2017 due to overwhelming positive feedback it has received from past participants. Teachers of all grade levels are accepted, and Great River Energy, Dakota [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:03+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Dakota Electric annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 27

Dakota Electric Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 27, 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:03+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |

ISD 191 energy efficiency improvements net $145,000 rebate from Dakota Electric

Dakota Electric Association recently presented ISD 191, Burnsville, Eagan, Savage with a $145,000 rebate check for selecting energy-efficient systems for the Burnsville High School. Dakota Electric provides rebates for businesses of all sizes, and for all types of energy-efficient upgrades, and last year, Dakota Electric awarded more than $1.6 million dollars to local businesses. As part [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:13+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric members donate more than $27,000 to needy

Dakota Electric Association distributed $27,258 in 2016 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:04+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

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

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 10-15. Each June, more than 1,200 students from across the country travel to Washington, D.C. for the NRECA Youth Tour. During the trip they learn [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:13+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Nominating Committee selects director candidates

In accordance with Section 3, Article III, of the Bylaws of this Association, we the undersigned Nominating Committee, in a meeting assembled on January 23, 2017, in the office of Dakota Electric Association, have selected the following nominees for directorship of said Association to be on the ballot for the annual meeting to be held on [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:04+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Press Release|