Committed to service, committed to success

Committed to service, committed to success

December 1, 2016 Madelia, MN businessman aims to do what’s best for his city Someone once told Matt Gunderson he takes too many risks. “No kidding,” he said. “If I don’t take risks, I’ll Read More
CEO’s Report: The impact of a new administration

CEO’s Report: The impact of a new administration

November 30, 2016 President-Elect Donald Trump vows to scrap Clean Power Plan, end war on coal As we enter the final month of 2016 and look forward to a new year, I am Read More
Colman senior is fine arts standout

Colman senior is fine arts standout

November 30, 2016 Sydney Ockenga named November student of the month Heartland is pleased to announce Sydney Ockenga as our November Student of the Month. A senior at Colman-Egan High School, Sydney is Read More
The resurgence of rural America

The resurgence of rural America

November 30, 2016 By Steve Johnson, staff writer for NRECA, electric.coop Reprinted with permission Rural America may not have turned the corner yet. But it has its blinker lights on. The nation’s rural Read More
Low interest financing available

Low interest financing available

November 2, 2016 HELP Fund receives $1 million in IRP funds for business development projects When Chubs Country Store in Akron, Iowa had its soft opening Friday, September 2, the response was anything Read More
CEO’s Report: Planning for the Future

CEO’s Report: Planning for the Future

November 2, 2016 Strategic Plan Finalized Over a year ago, Heartland set out to write a strategic plan, a document that would guide our path forward. It would be something we could refer Read More
Changes to Power Forward rebates announced; Input sought on potential new service

Changes to Power Forward rebates announced; Input sought on potential new service

November 2, 2016 Heartland makes announcements regarding customer service programs Over the course of three days, Heartland staff traveled nearly 600 miles to three customer communities to make presentations on the 2017 budget. Read More
Housing boom in growing Volga

Housing boom in growing Volga

November 2, 2016 29 new housing permits is a record for the small town By Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Reprinted; Originally published in the October 29 issue of The Brookings Register. A lot Read More
Howard senior boasts long list of achievements

Howard senior boasts long list of achievements

November 2, 2016 Ellen Lewis has been named Heartland and KJAM Radio’s October Student of the Month. A senior at Howard High School, Ellen is recognized for her many accomplishments both in and Read More
Madison utility featured in Tweet Along

Madison utility featured in Tweet Along

November 2, 2016 Heartland partners with the city to celebrate Public Power Week The city of Madison’s Electric Conversion project began nearly a decade ago. It’s goal: convert the entire city from overhead Read More