Monday Business


NU-Telecom participates in roundtable discussion with FCC chairman

NEW ULM — NU-Telecom’s President and CEO Bill Otis recently had the opportunity to visit with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and other rural broadband providers about how to reach more Minnesotans with high-speed Internet. Chairman Pai hosted a roundtable in Madelia, ...

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NU-Telecom hires chief business development officer

NEW ULM — NU-Telecom announced the recent hire of Craig Anderson as chief business development officer. Anderson brings more than 20 years of business development and general management experience to the organization. He served in a variety of roles for Ulteig Engineers, Inc., with his ...

Corner Home Medical employees, from left, Gail Bjerkos, Rayna Schmid, Mike Spurling, Teresa Runge, Rhon Stuckert and Jesse Neumann, with Mayor Bob Beussman (seventh from left, with scissors) and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce

Corner Home Medical re-opens after fire

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee recently celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony at Corner Home Medical. Corner Home Medical was founded since 1995. It is a family-owned business that began in the metro area and expanded to 12 locations in Minnesota. The New Ulm location was open for less ...

Three Rs at New Ulm WELLness Collective

NEW ULM — The Three Rs are now providing services at The New Ulm WELLness Collective, 15 S. Minnesota St. The Three Rs are reflexology, reiki and raindrop technique. Carol Abbas is providing the reflexology service; Jan Uhlenkamp is providing reiki, and Violet Plagge is working with the ...


Jon Maier joins Citizens as Vice President/Retail Sales Manager

NEW ULM — Citizens Bank Minnesota, Lakeville Branch, is pleased to announce that Jon Maier has joined the Citizens team as Vice President/Retail Sales Manager. Maier is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, with a B.S. degree in Finance and a minor in ...

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Megan Karg named Hutchinson Branch President

SLEEPY EYE — SouthPoint Financial Credit Union has named Megan Karg as the Branch President in Hutchinson. The new branch is scheduled to open this fall and until then, Karg will be spending her time training in existing locations and developing business relationships in Hutchinson. Prior ...


NU-Telecom holds annual meeting and Board of Directors election

NEW ULM – New Ulm Telecom, Inc., held its 113th annual shareholders’ meeting at the New Ulm Event Center on May 25th, 2017. Duane Lambrecht retired from the Board and was recognized for his 18 years of service. James Seifert was elected as a new director for a three year term. Seifert has ...

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In the photo are: Pam Kitzberger, Oak Hills Living Center; Jordan Kuelbs and Lacey Lueth, Lola’s; Lori Kollmann, Citizens Bank.

New co-owner at Lola’s – An American Bistro

NEW ULM — Joining Lacey Lueth at Lola’s – An American Bistro as co-owner is Jordan Kuelbs, and the Willkommen Committee went for a visit. Originally from the Comfrey / Sleepy Eye area, Jordan was trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Minneapolis and did an internship at Lola’s after ...

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In the photo are: Jan DeLeo, Sid’s Signs on Broadway; Sara Wilfahrt, JA; Randy Schroeder, Frandsen Bank & Trust.

New district manager for Junior Achievement

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee recently met with Sara Wilfahrt, the new district manager for Junior Achievement (JA) of the New Ulm Area. JA strives to provide relevant, fundamental learning opportunities for students in grades K-12, preparing them for a lifetime of success. Sara works ...

Derek Shaver

Shaver of Bank Midwest Wealth Management earns AIF®

NEW ULM — Bank Midwest announced that Derek Shaver has obtained his AIF® (Accredited Investment Fiduciary) designation. Advisors who have earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation show that they are interested in and working towards the best interests of their clients. ...

Thriveon earns CompTIA Security Trustmark+TM

NEW ULM — Thriveon announced it has received the Security Trustmark+™ from CompTIA, the global non-profit association for the information technology (IT) industry. The CompTIA Security Trustmark+ validates that Thriveon uses the security processes identified by the IT industry as ...

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Angie Jarrett is presented the American Ambulance Association Star of Life award by Senior Director Paul Drucker and will represent MCMT in Washington, D.C. next month.

Jarrett to represent MCMT as 2017 AAA Star of Life

ROCHESTER — Angie Jarrett, Assistant Supervisor, Gold Cross Operations, has been chosen to represent Mayo Clinic Medical Transport (MCMT) at the annual American Ambulance Association (AAA) Stars of Life recognition event June 12-14, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Angie was selected for the Star ...

Business  & Professional

A Cricket Wireless Store opens in New Ulm NEW ULM — A new Cricket store has opened in New Ulm. The store is at 1702 Westridge Road, Suite 4 (near Walmart). Cricket Wireless brings customers: • Simple, transparent plans, starting at $30/month; • No annual contract; • Rate plan ...

Alex Resner

Resner is new field engineer at Thriveon

NEW ULM — Alex Resner is the newest field engineer at Thriveon, a Managed IT Services Company headquartered in New Ulm. Alex is a Mankato resident, and summa cum laude graduate of Rasmussen College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Management. Resner’s role at ...

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Left to right, Amy Pearson, Thrivent Financial; Renee Asche, Holiday; Sheri Dittrich-Reinhart, Mary Kay Cosmetics

Business & Professional

New manager at Holiday Station Store NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by the recently remodeled Holiday Station Store at 1201 Westridge Rd. to meet the new manager and see the remodeling changes to the store. Renee Asche is from Willmar ...

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The Board of Directors of the Brown County Rural Electric Association, left to right, Jim Mickelson, Attorney Bob Hinnenthal, Bill Berg, Allen Hanson, Jim Hanson, Greg Mages, Joel Christensen, Reuben Kokesch, CEO Mike Heidemann, Brad Sprenger, retiring General Manager Wade Hensel and Tom Hayes.

Brown County REA observes 80 years

NEW ULM — Brown County Rural Electrical Association (REA) hosted about 470 members, spouses, employees and guests at the New Ulm Civic Center on April 6, for the cooperative’s 80th annual meeting. A total of 232 members registered for the meeting. Pastor Josh Doughty of United Methodist ...

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Rick Peterreins has been named the NAPA/ASE Parts Specialist of the Year for 2017.

New Ulm resident wins national award from NAPA

NEW ULM — Rick Peterreins has been named the NAPA/ASE Parts Specialist of the Year for 2017, a national award given to an individual that demonstrates superior knowledge and best business practices every day. Peterreins, who works at the NAPA Auto & Truck Parts store in New Ulm, ...


Mike Wise takes sales position at Thriveon

NEW ULM — Mike Wise is the new sales executive at Thriveon. “I get to go out and learn about companies and what they do, and offer them a partnership that ultimately feels and operates like their own IT department,” said Wise. “What I often hear is – this sounds good but can you ...

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