This summer, lineworker Ryan Kemnitz stood strong under pressure and potentially saved a life in the Bemidji, Minn. area.
Minnkota Power Cooperative and Square Butte Electric Cooperative shared an unprecedented day of distanced reports, votes, accolades and farewells.
Minnkota has received recognition from the Grand Forks Police Department for providing last-minute materials for the funeral service of a fallen officer.
Retirement isn’t the end of the electric line for the Thronson family, as three sons carry on the cooperative tradition.
The carbon capture initiative is finding the support and partners needed for ultimate success.
Co-op member companies altered operations and gave generously to fulfill the region’s pandemic needs.
Minnkota’s member cooperatives used their resources and ingenuity to safely and effectively serve their communities through the pandemic.
Minnkota employees continue to power on as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe.
An employee-led giving program has brought in big dollars for local coronavirus response efforts.
Projects promoting electric transportation and Minnkota’s carbon capture initiative have garnered accolades from the NRECA.
3D design software is giving Minnkota opportunities for more efficient engineering and construction.
A 3D printing entrepreneur is finding community support in printing a future for Bemidji businesses.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to the Energy and Environmental Research Center for the next research phase of Project Tundra.
New 3D geophysical survey results will help clear another hurdle for Project Tundra's future.
Join Minnkota Power Cooperative in reflecting on an eight-decade history of powering North Dakota and Minnesota.
As the global coronavirus pandemic spreads to the United States, Minnkota will continue to keep power flowing to its members.
It is the first time the cooperative has received the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals’ Grow Grand Award.
Demand response is key to managing rush hour on the region’s electric system.
Minnkota employees' Jeans Day Fund has reached a milestone, touching dozens of charities over the decade.
Many regional energy entities learned lessons from the cold weather Maximum Generation Event of January 2019.
Minnkota has marked its 32nd year of offering continuing education courses for area electricians.
Minnkota and BNI Coal have been building a stronger relationship around optimizing plant and mine practices – and it’s paying off.
Milton R. Young Station leaders leverage team coordination and adaptability for safe and successful planned outages.
An anonymous donor has paved the way for a new energy-efficient hockey arena in Baudette, Minnesota.
Minnkota will celebrate 80 years of power generation and transmission in 2020, but the past decade has been among the most dynamic in the cooperative’s history.
Baudette’s LakeWood Health Center is one of more and more northern Minnesota facilities that are incorporating telemedicine into their care.
In Fosston, Minn., a small-town soap company is finding big opportunities with online sales and marketing.
Digital defense takes people power at Minnkota, from education to implementation.
Minnkota's crews dodged rain and cold this fall to bring life to more modern substations and transmission lines.
Roseau Electric Cooperative’s NorthStream Fiber aims to provide a high-speed internet connection for unserved and underserved Minnesotans.
Minnkota’s power generation facility has earned the Lignite Energy Council’s Distinguished Safety Award.
Minnkota has received $9.8 million in federal grant funding to move forward on a Project Tundra design study.
The owners of Buffalo Coulee Wood Products bring lumber to life near Cummings, N.D.
As Minnkota’s blink outage efforts wind down, line rebuild projects ramp up.
Minnkota data results show blink outages have declined dramatically over hundreds of miles of treated line.
Minnkota and Nodak Electric Cooperative invite the community to two days of EVs, eats and education.
A geophysical survey seeks to shake out vital subsurface information for North Dakota carbon storage projects like Project Tundra.
Six Minnesota counties are now bringing their garbage to a unique and efficient waste and recyclable material processing facility in Fosston.
A major Minnkota distribution automation project aims to improve outage response and communication with member-owners.
A Bemidji native is blazing a new path for processing and promotion to boost his family meat business.
Minnkota continued its tradition of helping a local teacher attend a four-day summit on lignite coal's place in our region's economy.
Minnkota joined West Fargo Public Schools and its partners to unveil North Dakota's first all-electric school bus.
Minnkota recognizes team of University of North Dakota students for developing an innovative health prototype for patients with stability impairments.
Minnkota generation partner BNI Coal will research and test ways to improve its already award-winning reclamation processes.
Minnkota and the University of North Dakota are partnering to develop new technology to protect power facility control systems.
Carbon capture research continues to gain momentum at Minnkota's Milton R. Young Station with the help of industry partners.
Local volunteers and Minnkota employees help pack more than 400,000 meals for undernourished children around the world.
Minnkota's power generation facility has passed a million work hours without a lost-time injury.
Minnkota's research partnerships are harnessing both academic and commercial UAS expertise to find more efficient ways to inspect power lines.
The tax exemption legislation will help North Dakota's coal-based power facilities move forward with carbon capture efforts.
Minnkota Power and Square Butte Cooperatives gather to reflect on a successful 2018 and discuss the challenges of the future.
Minnkota Power Cooperative has wrapped up a major conversion project to prepare for the heightened electricity needs of the Fargo-West Fargo community.
Minnkota, landowners and the Minnesota DNR have worked together to provide a safe, alternative home for ospreys.
Across Minnkota's service area in North Dakota and Minnesota, the sport of curling has seen an uptick after the U.S. won Olympic gold in 2018.
Proposed legislation could better support Minnkota's Project Tundra efforts for carbon capture and sequestration.
The Northwest Angle is vast and scenic, but Minnkota crews sometimes find challenges in providing services to the northernmost point in the contiguous U.S.
During ice events, Minnkota leverages engineering, muscle and teamwork to keep the power on for its members.
Minnkota embarks on a microwave tower overhaul, bringing its system into the digital age.