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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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 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, [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 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, [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 September 30th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric provides McGruff safety kits for children

McGruff Safe Kids Identification kits for school children are now available from law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County and nearby communities. Dakota Electric Association, a member-owned electric cooperative, provides local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County, Northfield and Cannon Falls with McGruff identification kits. Police officers will distribute the kits to classrooms if a teacher makes [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 September 10th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Dakota Electric and lender donate to 360 Communities

Dakota Electric Association, along with CoBank, one of its lenders, recently donated $10,000 to 360 Communities. Dakota Electric’s $5,000 donation was matched by CoBank through the company’s “Sharing Success” grant program for 2014. Dakota Electric’s Board of Directors presented the check to Sal Mondelli, president and CEO of 360 Communities and Laurie Bolin, development director, during [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:11+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|

Nearly 9,000 attended Dakota Electric’s Member Appreciation Event

Nearly 9,000, Dakota Electric Association members and their families attended the company’s 17th annual Member Appreciation Event at the Minnesota Zoo on July 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. During the event, zoo admission was free to all who purchase electricity from Dakota Electric, a member-owned cooperative. As part of the event, Dakota Electric asked attendees [...]

2017-03-16T12:32:16+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Categories: Press Release|