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Dakota Electric is not affiliated with survey

Dakota Electric has received calls from members about a survey they are receiving in the mail from Conservation Minnesota. Dakota Electric did not sanction the survey and has nothing to do with the survey, even though the top of the survey is titled “Dakota Electric Energy Survey.” Dakota Electric is not affiliated with the survey in [...]

February 3rd, 2015|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 a trip to Washington, D.C. as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Tour, June 13-18. Each June, more than 1,200 students from across the country travel to Washington, D.C. for the NRECA Youth Tour. During the trip [...]

January 27th, 2015|Categories: Press Release|

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

Dakota Electric Association distributed $27,246 in 2014 through its Helping Neighbors® program to the Community Action Program, The Salvation Army and 360 Communities for local energy assistance. In 2014, giving was up approximately $1,500 from the previous year. “This money is available because of our members’ generous donations to the Helping Neighbors program,” Greg Miller, Dakota [...]

January 19th, 2015|Categories: Press Release|

Miracle League Project wins local Touchstone Energy Community Award

Military Family Support Group & Town Square Television named runners-up Dakota Electric Association named Miracle League Project, Lakeville, as the local 2014 Touchstone Energy Community Award winner. Military Family Support Group, Burnsville, and Town Square Television, Inver Grove Heights, were named runners-up, and each of the non-profits received a plaque and a check for $500. “Dakota [...]

December 23rd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric receives Community Leadership Award

The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce (DCRC) recently awarded Dakota Electric Association the Community Leadership Award. The award focuses on businesses that make “remarkable contributions and actions in the community.” The DCRC presented the award to Dakota Electric on November 20 due to community involvement efforts that have helped improve the quality of life in [...]

November 24th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric sponsors Veterans’ Memorial

Dakota Electric Association’s Board of Directors recently visited the Farmington Veterans’ Memorial. The cooperative helped with the project through financial donations totaling $6,000 and by storing the pavers and the folded granite flag at the company’s warehouse during construction. Dakota Electric’s Board of Directors received a tour of the memorial from Leon Orr, the chairman of [...]

October 8th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Touchstone Energy® Community Award applications being accepted 999 test

Dakota Electric Association is now accepting applications for the Touchstone Energy Community Award, which recognizes non-profit groups, community organizations and businesses that have shown a strong commitment to the community. The award acknowledges the efforts of those who have impacted numerous people, collaborated and shared resources, addressed unmet community needs or provided necessary services. In 2014, [...]

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Touchstone Energy® Community Award applications being accepted

Dakota Electric Association is now accepting applications for the Touchstone Energy Community Award, which recognizes non-profit groups, community organizations and businesses that have shown a strong commitment to the community. The award acknowledges the efforts of those who have impacted numerous people, collaborated and shared resources, addressed unmet community needs or provided necessary services. In 2014, [...]

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Inver Hills dedicates classroom to Dakota Electric Association

Inver Hills Community College recently celebrated the dedication of the campus’ new library classroom, which houses a computer lab. Dakota Electric Association’s Board of Directors visited the campus for the dedication of the room named in honor of the company’s support to the college over the years. “Dakota Electric Association has a reputation for outstanding service [...]

October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Minnesota utilities unite to fight scams

“Slam the Scam” launched to raise customer awareness   Representatives from 10 of the 13 participating utilities were on hand for the "Slam the Scam" press conference held at Xcel Energy's headquarters on Sept. 30, 2014. For the first time, 13 Minnesota utilities are joining forces to fight back against scams.  Reports of phone and email [...]

September 30th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|