Heartland interns complete projects, create resources for customers’ benefit

Heartland interns complete projects, create resources for customers’ benefit

September 1, 2016 Heartland’s two summer interns wrapped up their respective projects and presented their findings to the Heartland Board of Directors at their August meeting. Operations Engineering Intern Heather Ahlgrim and Customer Research Read More
Akron ripe with aronia berry business

Akron ripe with aronia berry business

September 1, 2016 The old saying goes “There’s something in the water,” but in Akron, Iowa, there’s something in the juice: aronia berries. The city has become the unofficial aronia berry capital of Read More
Summer Conference recap: Entrepreneurs and collaboration are pathways to prosperity

Summer Conference recap: Entrepreneurs and collaboration are pathways to prosperity

August 1, 2016 How is your city welcoming new residents and entrepreneurs? Will your welcome encourage them to stay? Don Macke, co-founder and co-director of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, posed these questions Read More
CEO’s Report: Partnering for progress in customer communities

CEO’s Report: Partnering for progress in customer communities

August 1, 2016 Listening to Don Macke speak at our Summer Conference about creating economic opportunities got me energized about development in our customer communities. He reminded me how important partnerships are in 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
GOED seeking business development representative

GOED seeking business development representative

July 18, 2016 The South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development is seeking a Business Development Representative. Primary responsibility is to help expand and retain those companies already doing business in South Dakota, as Read More
2016 Heartland Summer Conference

2016 Heartland Summer Conference

July 12, 2016 Thanks to everyone who came and made the day successful! Click below for links to speaker presentations. Agenda: 9:15 a.m.      Registration – Heartland Economic Development 10:00 a.m.   Welcome 10:15 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
HELP Fund committee established to review applications

HELP Fund committee established to review applications

June 30, 2016 Applications for the Heartland Economic development Loan Program (HELP) Fund will now be reviewed by a committee of peers as well as finance and development professionals before being approved for funding. Heartland 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