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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.

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A positive charge

Minnkota’s chief money maven Karen Thingelstad is preparing for retirement after an impressive 27-year cooperative career.

Technology

Cooperation for travel electrification

Minnkota’s member cooperatives are building out a network of electric vehicle fast chargers to help connect the service area.

Community

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.

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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.

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Dinos, drive-ins and democracy

This summer, PKM Electric Cooperative spun its pandemic precautions into a unique annual meeting engagement.

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Klinger family experiences international spotlight

A member of the Minnkota team is one half of an inspirational duo that brought home the 2020 Mrs. International crown.

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Minnkota lineworker Kemnitz receives Lifesaver Award

This summer, lineworker Ryan Kemnitz stood strong under pressure and potentially saved a life in the Bemidji, Minn. area.

Community

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.

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The business of caring

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

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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.

Community

“Give Back” drive raises $5,496

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

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Minnkota communications team honored

Projects promoting electric transportation and Minnkota’s carbon capture initiative have garnered accolades from the NRECA.

Features

Every dimension of development

A 3D printing entrepreneur is finding community support in printing a future for Bemidji businesses.

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Minnkota prepared with COVID-19 response plan

As the global coronavirus pandemic spreads to the United States, Minnkota will continue to keep power flowing to its members.

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Minnkota named “Best Place to Work” for young professionals

It is the first time the cooperative has received the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals’ Grow Grand Award.

Community

Minnkota employees top $50,000 in giving

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

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Minnkota hosts electrical code training

Minnkota has marked its 32nd year of offering continuing education courses for area electricians.

Community

Baudette scores a big donation

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

Technology

A northern connection

Baudette’s LakeWood Health Center is one of more and more northern Minnesota facilities that are incorporating telemedicine into their care.

Features

Keeping it clean

In Fosston, Minn., a small-town soap company is finding big opportunities with online sales and marketing.

Technology

Bringing broadband home

Roseau Electric Cooperative’s NorthStream Fiber aims to provide a high-speed internet connection for unserved and underserved Minnesotans.

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Repurposing wood

The owners of Buffalo Coulee Wood Products bring lumber to life near Cummings, N.D.

Community

Electric transportation celebration

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

Technology

Revamped to recycle

Six Minnesota counties are now bringing their garbage to a unique and efficient waste and recyclable material processing facility in Fosston.

Features

King of the cuts

A Bemidji native is blazing a new path for processing and promotion to boost his family meat business.

Technology

Plugged-in pioneers for education transportation

Minnkota joined West Fargo Public Schools and its partners to unveil North Dakota's first all-electric school bus.

News

Student engineers honored with Freeman Awards

Minnkota recognizes team of University of North Dakota students for developing an innovative health prototype for patients with stability impairments.

Community

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.

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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.

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