Lighting upgrades to save cities $20K

Lighting upgrades to save cities $20K

April 28, 2017 Since the start of 2017, eight Heartland customers have received funding for upgrading lighting to more efficient LEDs. Collectively, they’ve been awarded over $31,000 for the upgrade of 322 street Read More
Making room to grow

Making room to grow

January 30, 2017 Utility systems studies in Volga determine infrastructure requirements, feasibility Ask any seasoned community developer and he or she will tell you: economic development doesn’t just happen. Efforts must be made Read More
Housing boom in growing Volga

Housing boom in growing Volga

November 2, 2016 29 new housing permits is a record for the small town By Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Reprinted; Originally published in the October 29 issue of The Brookings Register. A lot Read More
Volga senior is fine arts standout

Volga senior is fine arts standout

October 4, 2016 Tommy Kasper named Heartland’s September student of the month A senior at Sioux Valley High School, in Volga, S.D., Tommy Kasper is recognized for his leadership skills, positive attitude 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
New Volga city administrator looking forward to community projects

New Volga city administrator looking forward to community projects

June 30, 2016 The city of Volga recently welcomed a new face to fill the position of city administrator. South Dakota native Jameson Berreth began his duties June 1 with a warm reception Read More
Customers complete Phase 1 of cybersecurity program

Customers complete Phase 1 of cybersecurity program

May 2, 2016 Two Heartland customers will soon have a better picture of their cybersecurity position thanks to an assessment completed by Helix Security. Buzz Hillestad recently visited Madelia, MN and Volga, SD Read More
Volga junior named February student of the month

Volga junior named February student of the month

March 1, 2016 Heartland is pleased to announce Tayton Vincent as our February student of the month. A junior at Sioux Valley High School in Volga, SD, Tayton is recognized for his achievements Read More
November student of the month is student council president

November student of the month is student council president

December 3, 2015 Heartland is pleased to announce Alexandra DeGroot, a senior at Sioux Valley High School, as our November student of the month. The daughter of Londa and Robb Hexum, Alexandra is Read More
Recognize outstanding city officials and programs with special awards

Recognize outstanding city officials and programs with special awards

April 2, 2015 Every day, city officials throughout our customer communities do outstanding work that promotes and improves the local quality of life. Each year, state municipal associations in South Dakota, Minnesota and Read More