Howard prepares for new business

Howard prepares for new business

July 6, 2017 City partners with Heartland to welcome Quality Custom Meats A long-time vacant building in Howard, S.D. is about to get new life. Quality Custom Meats, LLC plans to set up Read More
Colman to boost marketing efforts with LED message board

Colman to boost marketing efforts with LED message board

May 16, 2017 Drivers on Highway 34 through Colman, SD will soon be greeted by a digital LED message board promoting available property in the city’s housing and industrial parks. The double-sided sign Read More
Making room to grow

Making room to grow

January 30, 2017 Utility systems studies in Volga determine infrastructure requirements, feasibility Ask any seasoned community developer and he or she will tell you: economic development doesn’t just happen. Efforts must be made Read More
Two long-term projects moving forward in Arlington

Two long-term projects moving forward in Arlington

August 1, 2016 The city of Arlington, SD is moving forward with two phases of its long-term strategic plan with help from Heartland. The Arlington Community Development Corporation (ACDC) received a $5,000 economic development Read More
TRED and Heartland partner to improve the Kronborg Inn

TRED and Heartland partner to improve the Kronborg Inn

July 1, 2016 A local restaurant in Tyler is getting renovated with help from Tyler Regional Economic Development (TRED) and Heartland. The organizations have partnered to help finance a remodel of the Kronborg Inn, Read More
NUEDC bolsters marketing efforts

NUEDC bolsters marketing efforts

June 21, 2016 The New Ulm Economic Development Corporation (NUEDC) is investing in a new marketing piece to attract more businesses to the city. The NUEDC will tout the city’s many business friendly Read More
The Front Porch unifies Langford region as founders and patrons

The Front Porch unifies Langford region as founders and patrons

June 1, 2016 After years of witnessing loss of local businesses, a small group of residents in Langford, SD joined together under one common goal: to improve their community and revive their Main Read More
New convenience store in Akron to fill need, draw traffic

New convenience store in Akron to fill need, draw traffic

February 1, 2016 City officials in Akron are making preparations for a new convenience store to help draw visitors to its business district. The city purchased two adjacent lots near the downtown entrance Read More
Arlington seeks competitive edge with shovel-ready sites

Arlington seeks competitive edge with shovel-ready sites

October 5, 2015 The Arlington Community Development Corporation (ACDC) hopes to expand the number of shovel-ready sites in the local industrial park by 250 percent. The first step in the process is developing Read More
Stanhope to open fitness center

Stanhope to open fitness center

October 5, 2015 Residents in Stanhope, Iowa will soon have 24-hour access to fitness equipment and workout space with the completion of the new Stanhope Fitness Center. The city, with assistance from the Read More