About Lake Area


The LAIC is proud to have a strong partnership with the local business community. Below are some of the businesses we partner with that help make the Madison area a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Heartland Consumers Power District

“With a long-time corporate presence in Madison, Heartland and the LAIC have collaborated throughout the years to create economic opportunity. Heartland provides supplemental power to the city and therefore we share a common goal of seeing our community thrive. We have worked together to provide unique incentives and financing tools to entice businesses and spur development. We are proud to partner with the LAIC and look forward to continuing our shared success.” – Russell Olson, CEO, Heartland Consumers Power District

Rosebud Cabinetry and Lodging Furniture

“Rosebud Cabinetry and Lodging Furniture started in 1965, moved to downtown Madison in 1972, and remained there until 2008 with a move to a 50,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility on the southeast side of Madison in the Lake View Industrial Park. Madison’s business and manufacturing-friendly atmosphere has afforded us the ability to flourish and expand into several different cabinet lines with 26 door styles in nine different wood species and finish options. Our cabinets ship to 13 states with lodging furniture servicing 50 states.” –Brian Kern, Co-Owner, Rosebud Cabinetry and Lodging Furniture

Madison Regional Health System

“Madison Regional Health System is a 22-bed, comprehensive healthcare facility that has been serving Madison and its surrounding area for over a century. The physicians and employees of MRHS are proud of the high quality, personalized care provided, and strive constantly to improve the wellness of the community.” - Tamara Miller, CEO, Madison Regional Health System

“As an independent medical facility, Madison Regional Health System is staffed with the ideal mix of physicians: a surgeon, an internist, several family practitioners and midlevel providers. The wide array of medical services they provide, including emergency, surgical, obstetrical, inpatient and outpatient care, is a testament of their expertise in a rural community.” -Robert J. Summerer, D.O., Madison Regional Health System.

East River Electric Power Cooperative

“East River Electric Power Cooperative, headquartered in Madison, is a wholesale electric power supply cooperative serving 24 rural electric cooperatives and one municipally-owned electric system. East River’s member systems serve over 100,000 homes and businesses and about 250,000 consumers in the region. Our 41,000 square mile service territory covers the rural areas of 41 counties in eastern South Dakota and 22 counties in western Minnesota. As a Touchstone Energy® Cooperative, East River Electric, its employees and directors pledge to act according to the core values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community. East River and its member systems are proud to partner with LAIC to enhance the local and regional economy to better the lives of rural Americans.” -Chris Studer, Chief Member & Public Relations Officer, East River Electric Power Cooperative

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