New $1.6 million multi-use facility to open in White

New $1.6 million multi-use facility to open in White

December 4, 2017 Community building will provide needed services to rural community, create jobs A group of investors is hoping to transform the rural community of White with the addition of a $1.6 Read More
D&D Ventures thrives amidst booming Minnesota turkey industry

D&D Ventures thrives amidst booming Minnesota turkey industry

December 1, 2017 Public Power is Good for Business is a quarterly section highlighting successful businesses and projects located in our customer communities. Public power communities help foster prosperity and growth by offering Read More
Mustang Seeds experiences rapid growth

Mustang Seeds experiences rapid growth

December 1, 2017 Madison business expands facility, staff and services to better serve customers Mustang Seeds has been in the business of growing for over half a century. The family-owned company in Madison, Read More
The Farmstead to host ceremonial “wall-breaking” to kick off construction

The Farmstead to host ceremonial “wall-breaking” to kick off construction

November 22, 2017 Group hopes to revitalize community, provide needed amenities and create jobs Dedicated Investments Group (DIG) is hosting a ceremonial “wall-breaking” to officially kick off construction of a multi-purpose facility known Read More
NLC City Summit

NLC City Summit

November 15, 2017 NLC’s City Summit (formerly Congress of Cities) is headed to Charlotte, North Carolina November 15-18, 2017. Only once a year do local leaders – both elected and staff – have Read More
Group plans to build hotel and conference center in Madison

Group plans to build hotel and conference center in Madison

November 10, 2017 A group of local investors hopes to bring a new hotel and conference center to Madison. Madison Hospitality Group, LLC announced their plans at the LAIC Forward Madison 3 Investor Read More
Customer Connections Conference

Customer Connections Conference

November 5, 2017 Connect with over 300 public power professionals from utilities across the nation at American Public Power Association‘s Customer Connections Conference November 5-8 in Sacramento, California. Designed to address challenges and Read More
CEO’s Report – Rates steady for 2018

CEO’s Report – Rates steady for 2018

November 1, 2017 We recently spent three days traveling to various customer communities to host our annual series of budget meetings. Thank you to everyone who attended. We appreciate the opportunity to present Read More
Artisan Concrete Concepts relocating to Volga

Artisan Concrete Concepts relocating to Volga

November 1, 2017 Small business to break ground in spring of 2018 An up-and-coming custom concrete artist is moving to Volga’s downtown district. Chad Guthmiller, owner of Artisan Concrete Concepts, plans to break Read More
$1 million IRP replenishes HELP Fund

$1 million IRP replenishes HELP Fund

November 1, 2017 Money available as low-interest financing for projects in Heartland customer communities More opportunities for growth are available in Heartland communities. Heartland’s revolving loan program, the HELP Fund, was recently recapped Read More