Selection process for U.S. Senate Youth Program underway

Selection process for U.S. Senate Youth Program underway

August 2, 2016 U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) announced the annual statewide selection process for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) has begun. Two South Dakota high school Read More
Summer Conference recap: Entrepreneurs and collaboration are pathways to prosperity

Summer Conference recap: Entrepreneurs and collaboration are pathways to prosperity

August 1, 2016 How is your city welcoming new residents and entrepreneurs? Will your welcome encourage them to stay? Don Macke, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, posed these questions Read More
CEO’s Report: Partnering for progress in customer communities

CEO’s Report: Partnering for progress in customer communities

August 1, 2016 Listening to Don Macke speak at our Summer Conference about creating economic opportunities got me energized about development in our customer communities. He reminded me how important partnerships are in Read More
Heartland awards energy efficiency grants for lighting upgrades

Heartland awards energy efficiency grants for lighting upgrades

August 1, 2016 Three Heartland customers earned grants in July for energy efficient lighting upgrades. The cities of Lake Crystal and Madelia, Minnesota and Volga, SD replaced high pressure sodium street lights with LEDs. Volga also Read More
Two long-term projects moving forward in Arlington

Two long-term projects moving forward in Arlington

August 1, 2016 The city of Arlington, SD is moving forward with two phases of its long-term strategic plan with help from Heartland. The Arlington Community Development Corporation (ACDC) received a $5,000 economic development Read More
Work continues on underground distribution project in Parker

Work continues on underground distribution project in Parker

August 1, 2016 A small contracting crew from Karian and Peterson Powerline Contracting is wrapping up their first month in Parker converting twelve blocks of overhead power lines to underground. Parker Electrical Superintendent Read More
Miller community mourns loss

Miller community mourns loss

August 1, 2016 Friday, July 8, two Miller, SD city employees were gravely injured when a water line trench in which they were working collapsed, trapping them. Terry Manning and Jim Bonebright were extricated Read More