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
New directors seated for subdivisions 7 and 11

New directors seated for subdivisions 7 and 11

April 28, 2017 Appointments result of customer annexations in late 2016 The Heartland Board of Directors welcomed two new members at their April meeting. Vern Hill of Plankinton, SD was appointed to represent Subdivision Read More
No longer business as usual

No longer business as usual

April 28, 2017 Annual Meeting recap: How to keep up with trends and consumer demands in an evolving industry The electric utility industry has transformed. That’s not breaking news or a radical idea. Read More
Merlin Van Walleghen retires from Heartland board

Merlin Van Walleghen retires from Heartland board

March 31, 2017 Director for Subdivision 7 steps down after 24 years of service Merlin Van Walleghen has always been interested in electrification. “I’m old enough to remember when we first got electricity Read More
Vincent Protsch remembered

Vincent Protsch remembered

March 31, 2017 Vincent Protsch was instrumental in the formation of Heartland and served as general counsel for the District until 1993. He passed away in March. “Vincent was the counsel when the Read More
Former educator appointed to Heartland board

Former educator appointed to Heartland board

January 4, 2017 New director for Subdivision 2 adept in planning, public needs A former school administrator has been appointed to the Heartland Board of Directors. At their December meeting, the board appointed Read More
Heartland interns complete projects, create resources for customers’ benefit

Heartland interns complete projects, create resources for customers’ benefit

September 1, 2016 Heartland’s two summer interns wrapped up their respective projects and presented their findings to the Heartland Board of Directors at their August meeting. Operations Engineering Intern Heather Ahlgrim and Customer Research 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
Heartland welcomes new administrative assistant

Heartland welcomes new administrative assistant

June 1, 2016 Heartland is pleased to welcome Katie Hahn as administrative assistant. She succeeds Kathie Lewis, who will retire June 6 after 39 years of service. “I am excited for this wonderful opportunity Read More
Summer interns help with operations, economic development projects

Summer interns help with operations, economic development projects

June 1, 2016 Heartland is excited to welcome two interns to our office this summer. With a variety of projects to tackle, they look forward to a busy few months learning about the Read More