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Heartland Security purchases a Willmar company’s security division

MELROSE — Heartland Security of Melrose on Thursday announced its acquisition of Peart and Associates’ electronic security division, which has served the greater Willmar market for more than 25 years.

Peart and Associates will continue its business of emergency vehicle safety gear and lighting and all other business activities, according to a news release from Heartland Security.

“Peart and Associates has built a great reputation for servicing their customers and like Heartland Security, has offered a variety of security systems including residential, large and small commercial, video surveillance, and access control,” said Guy Adams, Heartland Security’s general manager.

Heartland Security has hired two Peart and Associates employees, Terry Clark and Adam Hanson, as alarm technicians to assist in the company’s growth and customer service expectations.

Heartland Security serves more than 7,000 families and businesses in the Midwest and is locally owned by 14 rural electric cooperatives, including Kandiyohi Power Cooperative of Willmar.