KJAM reports good downtown news: even before Heartland Consumers Power District breaks ground on its new building in federally subsidized Dwaine Chapel Plaza on the northwest edge of the City of Lake Madison, Heartland has a buyer for its current building. Who says you can't move real estate in the current economy?
And who are the new future tenants of the Heartland building?
Lobbyists. Yes, lobbyists. The South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems does lots of other useful work, like offering training and technical assistance to small-town and rural water and wastewater systems. But lobbyists... lobbyists! That Russell Olson's employer would pave the way for more lobbyists to move to town must gall Senator Olson to no end.
Oh well. It sounds like SDARWS will bring seven, eight, maybe ten new jobs to town. And lobbying, technical training, and the other services SDARWS provides are good professional jobs. Who needs a call center? Welcome to town, SDARWS!
Now, about those occasional fishy flavors I get from Kingbrook....
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