Call 811 Before You Dig
811 is the national call-before-you-dig phone number. Anyone who plans to dig should contact them to get an approximate location of buried utility lines marked.
To learn more about 811 click the button below.
Heartland Security is owned by your local electric cooperative. They design and install security systems to protect your home, family, and valuables. The alarm systems are monitored by highly skilled and certified professionals. Heartland Security offers an easy to use Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) if you or a loved one is worried about a medical condition or emergency happening at home.
Click the link below to be directed to Heartland Security's homepage for more information or call them at (888) 264-6380.
Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay for home heating, water costs, and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. EAP is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Grants are:
- For renters or homeowners
- For households with income at or below 60% of the state median income
- Based on energy cost, household size, and income
Please click the link below for the application and instructions or visit MVAC's website at www.mnvac.org. You can also call (507) 345-6822 to get an application.
Please click the link below to be directed to the MN Department of Commerce Energy Assistance Program website.
Solar energy is booming and the future is brighter than ever. With the increasing popularity of solar, unfortunately, some businesses are taking advantage of consumers who are interested in generating their own energy through solar energy. While many solar companies are genuine and truly want to help consumers with a successful solar installation, there are the occasional bad apples.
Click on the link below to view a list provided by American Solar Energy Society with 40 questions you should ask a solar energy installation company.