Minnkota is proud of the home communities in which our employees live, work and play. Although our cooperative’s families live in dozens of rural towns, our facilities are positioned in or near three key North Dakota communities – Grand Forks-East Grand Forks, Center and Bismarck-Mandan.
Minnkota Power Cooperative’s corporate headquarters is located in Grand Forks, N.D. Home to more than 65,000 people, the Greater Grand Forks area offers rural serenity with all the amenities and opportunities of a city setting.
Grand Forks is Cooler – Learn how the neighborhoods, schools, opportunities and people of Grand Forks make the city and its surrounding area unique.
City of Grand Forks - Information on city government, services, schools and other community information.
City of East Grand Forks – Information on city government, services, schools and other community information.
Greater Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce – See how The Chamber fosters the success of local businesses while enhancing the quality of life in the region.
Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitors Bureau – Discover things to do and see, places to stay and restaurants you can’t miss.
Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals – Learn how the organization helps young professionals develop their careers and become active participants in the growth of the community.
University of North Dakota – Home of the Fighting Hawks, the university is a cornerstone of the community and offers undergraduate, graduate, law and medical degrees, along with online programs and certificate opportunities.
Center is located about 40 miles northwest of the capital city of Bismarck, N.D. The community of about 575 people is the county seat of Oliver County, which consistently ranks in the top five highest-paid counties in North Dakota based on average annual wages.
City of Center - Information on city government, services and other community information.
Center-Stanton Public Schools – Home of the Wildcats
Many of Minnkota's employees who work at the Milton R. Young Station commute about 40 miles from the Bismarck-Mandan area. As the capital city of North Dakota, Bismarck is an active community of 73,000 people.
City of Bismarck – Information on city government, services, schools and other community information.
City of Mandan – Information on city government, services, schools and other community information.
Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce & EDC – These organizations support business development and growth in Bismarck-Mandan to enhance the community’s already outstanding quality of life.
Bismarck-Mandan Convention and Visitors Bureau – Discover things to do and see, places to stay and restaurants you can’t miss.
Bismarck State College – Home of the Mystics, the college offers certificates, associate degrees and bachelor degrees in a number of professional and technical fields.