CEO’s Report: Survey Says…

CEO’s Report: Survey Says…

July 31, 2017 More than one-third of citizens polled unaware of public power service The results of the customer survey are in and some of the answers are surprising. Heartland decided to perform 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
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
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
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
Has your email been compromised?

Has your email been compromised?

June 7, 2016 Infotech Solutions, LLC in Madison, SD is advising customers to be extra cautious with emails they receive from any unknown or questionable source. We have seen reports of users getting Read More
Customers complete Phase 1 of cybersecurity program

Customers complete Phase 1 of cybersecurity program

May 2, 2016 Two Heartland customers will soon have a better picture of their cybersecurity position thanks to an assessment completed by Helix Security. Buzz Hillestad recently visited Madelia, MN and Volga, SD Read More
Webinar outlines risks utilities face, how to protect against attacks

Webinar outlines risks utilities face, how to protect against attacks

April 4, 2016 Customers were able to learn more about Heartland’s cybersecurity program at a recent webinar hosted by Helix Security. Vice President of Business Development Rick Olivier talked about the different cyber Read More
Reducing Cyber Risk: Where to Start

Reducing Cyber Risk: Where to Start

March 1, 2016 By Nathan Mitchell, senior director of electric reliability standards and security, American Public Power Association Contributed Story. Originally appeared in the November-December 2015 issue of Public Power Innovation opens doors Read More
2015 Recap: Evolving to meet customer needs

2015 Recap: Evolving to meet customer needs

January 4, 2016 Over the past several years, one might say the buzz word surrounding Heartland has been transition. From operations to leadership to customer programs–change has been a reoccurring theme. While 2015 Read More