RuralX Summit

RuralX Summit

July 18, 2017 #RuralX stands for “Rural Experience” and is dedicated to helping connect rural change makers to valuable resources and like minded people across the state. RURALX17 is a “come as you Read More
Apply to be South Dakota Capital for a Day

Apply to be South Dakota Capital for a Day

March 31, 2017 Governor Dennis Daugaard wants to visit your town and hear from residents Pierre, SD is not an island. That’s the message South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is sending as he invites Read More
Small utility cybersecurity guide released

Small utility cybersecurity guide released

March 15, 2017 From the February 2017 issue of The Resource, Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a Guide to Cybersecurity, Resilience, and Reliability for Small and Read More
What’s next for rural communities?

What’s next for rural communities?

January 11, 2017 Small Town Trends Webinar All your life, you’ve been told that small towns are dying, drying up, and disappearing, and that there’s nothing you can do to change it. What Read More
The resurgence of rural America

The resurgence of rural America

November 30, 2016 By Steve Johnson, staff writer for NRECA, electric.coop Reprinted with permission Rural America may not have turned the corner yet. But it has its blinker lights on. The nation’s rural 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
CEO’s Report: July 2016

CEO’s Report: July 2016

June 30, 2016 As Heartland staff prepares for our annual Summer Conference, taking place July 12, we look forward to the opportunity to visit with customers and provide useful information and ideas you Read More