SlyDog is leader of the pack

SlyDog is leader of the pack

September 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
Growth from within strengthens entire district

Growth from within strengthens entire district

March 3, 2017 Economic development highlights from 2016 To the average citizen, economic development means new businesses and new jobs. For municipal employees, it also means utility sales, an increased tax base and added Read More
Low interest financing available

Low interest financing available

November 2, 2016 HELP Fund receives $1 million in IRP funds for business development projects When Chubs Country Store in Akron, Iowa had its soft opening Friday, September 2, the response was anything 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
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
Winter Conference focuses on linemen, superintendents

Winter Conference focuses on linemen, superintendents

February 1, 2016 It wouldn’t be December in South Dakota without a little cold weather and wind, but that didn’t stop us from hosting our annual Winter Conference. This conference is designed for Read More
Madison Regional Health opens, obtains funding from Heartland

Madison Regional Health opens, obtains funding from Heartland

February 1, 2016 At a time when many health care facilities in rural Midwest communities are renovating or expanding in order to keep up with the latest technology and improve patient services, one Read More
Life Floor Opens Flooring Manufacturing Center in South Dakota

Life Floor Opens Flooring Manufacturing Center in South Dakota

July 9, 2015 Life Floor, a leading innovator and designer of resilient flooring, recently announced the opening of their U.S. manufacturing facility. Production at the facility, housed within Falcon Plastics’ Madison, South Dakota Read More