The healing lift of water

Minnkota’s Nelson Lake recently hosted the annual Escape to the Lake event, an opportunity for those with health challenges to try water skiing.

Freeman Awards continue to inspire innovation

An ammonium nitrate project has won Minnkota's annual innovation competition at the University of North Dakota.

McLennan wins charity dance competition

Minnkota CEO Mac McLennan won the Dancing for Special Stars Grand Forks competition, raising nearly $40,000 for the Special Olympics.

Minnkota, employees give big on Giving Hearts Day

Giving Hearts Day is an annual 24-hour giving event that supports charities in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.

Rooted in community success

Minnkota and CoBank have once again teamed up to distribute $40,000 to local organizations in the region.

Minnkota Cares raises $3,947 for local causes

The Minnkota employee giving fund filled up with donations as donors filled up with ice cream.

Rounding up for their communities

Minnkota members have provided nearly $7.9 million to charitable causes through Operation Round Up®.

Hairnets and helping hands

Minnkota hosts third Feed My Starving Children event at its Grand Forks headquarters.

Heart of the community

Hospice of the Red River Valley is preparing for a new hospice house in South Fargo, served by Cass County Electric Cooperative.

Cyber Madness strikes at Minnkota headquarters

Middle school students put their cyber skills to the test in first-ever competition.

Minnkota and CoBank show concern for community

The CoBank Sharing Success program matches Minnkota's donations to local organizations.

Minnkota helps take ag safety on the road

Minnkota donates a truck to support North Dakota Safety initiative.

Food for the community, food for the soul

The Rural Access Distribution (RAD) Cooperative is combatting North Dakota grocery store closures with some small-town collaboration.

A place for volts and vitamins

Minnkota joins community partners to host Grand Forks Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event for a second year.

The Digi-Key difference

A major facility expansion will allow an electronics distribution company to thrive within its rural Minnesota community.

Employees donate $3,507 to holiday causes

A local food pantry and children’s gift program were the recipients of employees' extra December support.

Hard hats and fire helmets

Red Lake Electric Cooperative boasts six employees on the local volunteer fire department.

Minnkota celebrates Drive Electric Week with co-op partners

Two EV ride-and-drive events drew crowds to electric cooperatives in Bemidji and Roseau, Minn., during National Drive Electric Week.

Minnkota and CoBank team up to “Share Success”

Minnkota Power Cooperative and Square Butte Electric Cooperative donated $20,000 to local programs as a part of CoBank's matched giving program.

Minnkota and Jamestown students partner for improvement

University of Jamestown engineers-in-training used a senior project to help enhance Minnkota's plant systems.

Minnkota Jeans Day Fund gives big on Giving Hearts Day

Minnkota's Grand Forks employees used an annual February giving event to make their donations dollars go further.

Minnkota donates food and supplies to community

Minnkota's Young Station used a unique surplus of supplies to support the holiday needs of its home communities.

Minnkota gives thanks for healthcare heroes

Minnkota and Nodak Electic Cooperative treated Greater Grand Forks' healthcare workers with an appreciation lunch and posters of gratitude.

For the heat of the hunt

This October, a national cocker spaniel competition found a host home on the shore of Minnkota’s Nelson Lake.

Electric bus makes the grade

West Fargo Public Schools has experienced transportation savings and benefits after a year with an electric addition to the fleet.

Powered-up park patrol

Fargo Parks and Fargo Police are enjoying the benefits of an electric patrol motorcycle, supported in part by Cass County Electric Cooperative.

Minnkota honored for GFPD support

Minnkota has received recognition from the Grand Forks Police Department for providing last-minute materials for the funeral service of a fallen officer.

The business of caring

Co-op member companies altered operations and gave generously to fulfill the region’s pandemic needs.

Co-op values conquer COVID-19

Minnkota’s member cooperatives used their resources and ingenuity to safely and effectively serve their communities through the pandemic.

“Give Back” drive raises $5,496

An employee-led giving program has brought in big dollars for local coronavirus response efforts.

Minnkota employees top $50,000 in giving

Minnkota employees' Jeans Day Fund has reached a milestone, touching dozens of charities over the decade.

Baudette scores a big donation

An anonymous donor has paved the way for a new energy-efficient hockey arena in Baudette, Minnesota.

Electric transportation celebration

Minnkota and Nodak Electric Cooperative invite the community to two days of EVs, eats and education.

Minnkota hosts Feed My Starving Children mobile event

Local volunteers and Minnkota employees help pack more than 400,000 meals for undernourished children around the world.

A hot ice sport

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.