New Ulm takes steps to mitigate risk of cyber attack

New Ulm takes steps to mitigate risk of cyber attack

July 6, 2017 City utilizes Heartland cybersecurity program to identify system vulnerabilities SBS Cybersecurity recently traveled to New Ulm, MN to evaluate their cybersecurity position. Heartland partnered with SBS to help customers implement Read More
CEO’s Report: The importance of the IRP process

CEO’s Report: The importance of the IRP process

July 6, 2017 You’ve heard us talk a lot about customer services lately. Specifically, as part of our strategic plan, we’ve discussed our goal of providing services our customers deem beneficial. One way Read More
Howard prepares for new business

Howard prepares for new business

July 6, 2017 City partners with Heartland to welcome Quality Custom Meats A long-time vacant building in Howard, S.D. is about to get new life. Quality Custom Meats, LLC plans to set up Read More
Heartland seeking input from end-use electric utility customers

Heartland seeking input from end-use electric utility customers

June 29, 2017 Residents in Heartland customer communities may be receiving phone calls asking about their electric service. Heartland has partnered with SDS Research to conduct a customer survey to learn more about Read More
SD Finance Officers’ School

SD Finance Officers’ School

June 7, 2017 Finance Officers’ School is an educational training program for all Governmental Finance Officers, Assistant Finance Officers, Clerks, Treasurers, and other interested individuals.   Agenda and Registration will be posted when available. Read More
South Dakota Human Resource School

South Dakota Human Resource School

June 6, 2017 …of the 310 municipalities in South Dakota, less than 15 have full time professional Human Resource personnel.  Most HR duties are added responsibilities for existing city staff.  This training will Read More
CEO’s Report: #NoPMASale

CEO’s Report: #NoPMASale

May 31, 2017 Proposal to sell PMA transmission assets is troublesome for power customers and providers President Trump recently outlined his proposed budget for fiscal year 2018. In it, he proposes to divest Read More
Shovel-ready in Arlington

Shovel-ready in Arlington

May 31, 2017 Public Power is Good for Business is a quarterly section highlighting successful businesses and projects located in our customer communities. Public power communities help foster prosperity and growth by offering Read More
Heartland welcomes economist intern

Heartland welcomes economist intern

May 31, 2017 Heartland has retained an economist intern to help with various projects throughout the summer months. Michael Shlanta, a recent graduate of Dakota State University, joined Heartland at the end of Read More
Groton finance officer Anita Lowary retiring

Groton finance officer Anita Lowary retiring

May 31, 2017 By Katherine Grandstrand of the Aberdeen, SD American News; Originally appeared online at AberdeenNews.com; reprinted with permission Anita Lowary looks back at her 36 years with the city After 36 years, Read More