January student of the month enjoys volunteering, helping others

January student of the month enjoys volunteering, helping others

January 30, 2017 We are pleased to announce Lily Monroe as our January Student of the Month. A senior at Madison High School, Lily is recognized for her penchant to give back to her Read More
Sioux Falls cuts costs with lighting upgrade

Sioux Falls cuts costs with lighting upgrade

January 4, 2017 New LED lights could save the city $1,200 annually The city of Sioux Falls, SD spends an estimated $1.48 million annually on street lighting. With over 19,000 street lights, that represents Read More
December student of the month is first in her class

December student of the month is first in her class

January 4, 2017 Heartland is pleased to announce Brylee Hennrich as our December Student of the Month. A senior at Arlington High School, Brylee is a star student who works well with others. Read More
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
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
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
Plankinton council approves $23K rate study

Plankinton council approves $23K rate study

October 4, 2016 Utility is one step closer to upgrading electric system Some utility poles in Plankinton, SD are standing simply because electric lines are holding them up. Cause for concern? You bet. Read More
Volga senior is fine arts standout

Volga senior is fine arts standout

October 4, 2016 Tommy Kasper named Heartland’s September student of the month A senior at Sioux Valley High School, in Volga, S.D., Tommy Kasper is recognized for his leadership skills, positive attitude and Read More