Crawler Welding finds new home in Lake Crystal

Crawler Welding finds new home in Lake Crystal

January 2, 2018 Local business earns one year of free power after relocating After working for Crawler Welding for 16 years and taking over full ownership this past spring, Wyatt Hanson had his Read More
Phelps honored with Distinguished Service Award

Phelps honored with Distinguished Service Award

October 4, 2016 Lake Crystal Electric Utility Superintendent recognized by colleagues Mathias Phelps is this year’s recipient of Heartland’s Distinguished Service Award, created to recognize exceptional employees at Heartland customer utilities. Phelps serves as Read More
Mutual aid agreement fulfills plant maintenance needs for three Minnesota utilities

Mutual aid agreement fulfills plant maintenance needs for three Minnesota utilities

September 1, 2016 Jim Maras likens  generating plant maintenance to car maintenance–if it isn’t done regularly, things are more likely to go wrong. According to Maras, general manager of Madelia Municipal Light and Read More
Heartland awards energy efficiency grants for lighting upgrades

Heartland awards energy efficiency grants for lighting upgrades

August 1, 2016 Three Heartland customers earned grants in July for energy efficient lighting upgrades. The cities of Lake Crystal and Madelia, Minnesota and Volga, SD replaced high pressure sodium street lights with LEDs. Volga also Read More
Lake Crystal launches Beat the Peak competition to reduce energy costs for customers

Lake Crystal launches Beat the Peak competition to reduce energy costs for customers

May 2, 2016 In an effort to reduce energy costs for its customers, Lake Crystal Municipal Utilities (LCMU) has unveiled a “Beat the Peak” competition. Offered as an extension of LCMU’s load management program, the competition seeks Read More
Lake Crystal kicks off load management program

Lake Crystal kicks off load management program

May 2, 2015 Lake Crystal Municipal Utilities (LCMU) hosted an open house April 22 to promote their recently announced residential load management program. The Minnesota utility is partnering with Omni-Pro Software of Madison, SD Read More