Utilities and staff are focal point of Public Power Week

Utilities and staff are focal point of Public Power Week

September 1, 2017 Public Power Week is fast approaching and Heartland is busy getting ready to tell the public power story during the annual celebration in October. Our recent end-user customer survey reiterated Read More
September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

September 1, 2017 What to do before, during and after a power outage Hurricane Harvey is a somber reminder that natural disasters can strike at any moment, leaving destruction, pain and suffering in Read More
Free HR resource available for Heartland customers

Free HR resource available for Heartland customers

July 31, 2017 Online service offers human resources-related materials News, tools, forms and training related to employment and workplace issues in the public power industry are now available at the click of a Read More
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
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
Help preserve tax-exempt municipal bonds

Help preserve tax-exempt municipal bonds

April 28, 2017 APPA seeking stories from member utilities in advocacy efforts From APPA Tax-exempt municipal bonds are the primary source of funding for infrastructure that enables public power communities across the country Read More
2 steps to safe digging

2 steps to safe digging

March 31, 2017 April 2017 marks 10th anniversary of National Safe Digging Month Building a deck? Planting a tree? Installing a fence or mailbox? Heartland and Common Ground Alliance remind you of two Read More
Apply to be South Dakota Capital for a Day

Apply to be South Dakota Capital for a Day

March 31, 2017 Governor┬áDennis Daugaard wants to visit your town and hear from residents Pierre, SD is not an island. That’s the message South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is sending as he invites Read More
Small utility cybersecurity guide released

Small utility cybersecurity guide released

March 15, 2017 From the February 2017 issue of The Resource, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a Guide to Cybersecurity, Resilience, and Reliability for Small and Read More
Understand and communicate your utility’s value

Understand and communicate your utility’s value

January 30, 2017 Register for the Public Utility Governance webinar series No matter the size of your budget and your utility, every public power community should engage in a strategic dialog with its Read More