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SD Electric Cooperative Support 4-H Project

The South Dakota State Fair Foundation announced in June that South Dakota’s rural electric cooperatives along with Basin Electric, East River Electric, the National Rural Utility Cooperative Finance Corporation (NRUCFC) and CoBank have given a $116,500 gift to the Capital Campaign for the building of a new exhibit hall on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. […]
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A Sensible Solution – Huron-based Company Puts Irrigation Control in Palm of Farmer’s Hands

By Elizabeth Mayrose Picture this: the weather has been dry for days. There is no rain in the forecast. A smart phone pings with an alert stating the moisture probes placed around fields indicate the ground is in need of some serious moisture. Without any effort besides a few taps on a smart phone, irrigation […]
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Sunshine Bible Academy Receives Investment in Industrial Arts Expansion Project

Dakota Energy Cooperative (DEC), CoBank and Basin Electric Power Cooperative each gave a $5,000 donation to Sunshine Bible Academy’s (SBA) Industrial Arts Expansion Project. SBA Industrial Arts Expansion Project’s goal is to increase the number of students who will pursuit a vocational STEM-related career in South Dakota.  The program expansion will increase student enrollment and […]
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2014 Rural Electric Youth Tour Highlights

By: Amanda Halsey When I was first informed back in April that I had received the opportunity to be Dakota Energy’s delegate for the 2014 Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., I was ecstatic. At that point I had no idea how much of an eye opening experience the trip would end up being. […]
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