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 Dennis 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
New brand for the American Public Power Association

New brand for the American Public Power Association

January 30, 2017 From Sue Kelly, President & CEO American Public Power Association In 2015, the American Public Power Association adopted a new three-year strategic plan. One important element is “Raising Awareness of Read More
6 tips for a safe holiday wrap up

6 tips for a safe holiday wrap up

January 4, 2017 You decked the halls and trimmed the tree, but now the hectic holidays have passed. As you clean up and tear down your holiday decorations, Heartland and the Electrical Safety Read More
Changes to Power Forward rebates announced; Input sought on potential new service

Changes to Power Forward rebates announced; Input sought on potential new service

November 2, 2016 Heartland makes announcements regarding customer service programs Over the course of three days, Heartland staff traveled nearly 600 miles to three customer communities to make presentations on the 2017 budget. Read More
Phelps honored with Distinguished Service Award

Phelps honored with Distinguished Service Award

October 4, 2016 Lake Crystal Electric Utility Superintendent recognized by colleagues Mathias Phelps is this year’s recipient of Heartland’s Distinguished Service Award, created to recognize exceptional employees at Heartland customer utilities. Phelps serves as Read More