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
Two Heartland employees earn service awards

Two Heartland employees earn service awards

June 1, 2016 Mike Malone joined Heartland in May of 2006 as financial operations manager after previously working for the South Dakota Division of Banking. After earning his CPA license in 2010, Malone Read More
Heartland board recognizes Lewis

Heartland board recognizes Lewis

May 11, 2016 At their May meeting, the Heartland board of directors recognized Executive Assistant Kathie Lewis for her outstanding years of service and upcoming retirement. Board Chairman Merlin VanWalleghen presented Lewis with Resolution No. Read More
Heartland credit rating increased, savings realized from bond refunding

Heartland credit rating increased, savings realized from bond refunding

May 2, 2016 Persistence is said to pay off and in Heartland’s case, that’s true as we received two pieces of good news the last week of April – good news that came Read More