Nicolai Wins Township Leader Award

Dakota Electric Association recently awarded David Nicolai, Castle Rock Township supervisor, the 2022 Outstanding Township Leader of the Year award. Each year, Dakota Electric seeks to recognize outstanding rural leadership with the award. Dakota Electric board director Bill Middlecamp recently attended the Dakota County Township Officers’ Association meeting to present the award to Nicolai. “I [...]

2022-10-11T10:48:55-06:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

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 2018, [...]

2018-11-05T08:30:28-06:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

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 [...]

2018-03-28T10:46:16-06:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Local students return from Washington D.C. trip

Dakota Electric’s Youth Tour students pose for a picture while in Washington D.C. (L-R): William Barnes, Kelsey Shaw, Emma Anderson, Holly Anderson and Kyle Ringley. Five area high school students, sponsored by Dakota Electric Association, recently returned from a Washington D.C. trip-of-a-lifetime. Dakota Electric’s students joined more than 1,800 students from across the nation [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:00-06:00June 28th, 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 [...]

2018-02-08T10:10:03-06:00May 19th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , |