Monday Business

Worksite wellness networking, training event to focus on gratitude

NEW ULM — Thanksgiving is the time of year when we focus on giving thanks, with many of us sharing gratitude with friends and family. But when is the last time you thanked your employees? Your coworkers? Your boss? New Ulm-area employers are invited to attend this networking and training ...

Hoffmann certified to market Medicare products

NEW ULM — James W. Hoffmann, LUTCF, has passed his certification requirements to market Medicare products for 2018. His office is located at 317 N. Minnesota St., New Ulm.

Staff photo by Connor Cummiskey

HVAC technician Seth Cordes holds his recently acquired certification for radon mitigation and one of the devices he uses to detect radon in houses.

Ahrens has certified staff member for detecting radon

NEW ULM — Ahrens Heating & Air Conditioning now has a certified staff member for detecting and mitigating radon. HVAC technician Seth Cordes earned two certificates, one in mitigation and one in detection, after 50 hours of classes at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. “Come ...

In the photo are: Jessica Janni, Bank Midwest; Lynn Fink, Citizens Bank Minnesota; Darcy Lund, First Choice Pregnancy Services; Katie Nosbush, United Prairie Bank.

New director at First Choice Pregnancy Services

NEW ULM — Darcy Lund is the new director at First Choice Pregnancy Services, and the Willkommen Committee recently stopped by to congratulate her and learn more about this organization. First Choice Pregnancy Services, located at 1223 S Broadway St, is a private non-profit that provides free ...

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New staff at United Way of Brown County NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee met at the Brown County United Way offices to welcome new staff members, Abigail Schwab and Sarah Lee. Schwab is a New Ulm native and has loved working in Social Services. She became the full time director for ...

Semblance closes at month’s end

NEW ULM — Five years after opening in New Ulm, women’s wear boutique Semblance is closing its doors. Owner Bobbi Barron is joining New Ulm native Emma Olson at Minneapolis sustainable fashion boutique, Hazel  & Rose as a full-time business partner. Hazel    & Rose was founded ...

New Ulm will have shoe store

NEW ULM — New Ulm will once again have a dedicated shoe store, with the arrival of Shoe Sensations in October. The new shoe store will be located at the Supercenter square at 1704 Westridge Road near Walmart. Shoe Sensations, Inc. is a privately held corporation in Jeffersonville, Indiana, ...

SouthPoint Financial opening Hutchinson branch

HUTCHINSON — SouthPoint Financial Credit Union will open its doors in Hutchinson on August 28, 2017. Located at 1250 Highway 15 South, the branch will be the newest of six locations in south central Minnesota and the first in McLeod County. “We expanded our field of membership from 7 to ...

Local Applebee’s not affected by closure plans

NEW ULM — As it has been reported, DineEquity, the parent company of the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar brand, announced recently that it expects to close between 105 - 135 restaurants across the country. Greg Flynn, Chairman & CEO of Flynn Restaurant Group, parent company ...

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In the photo are: Brian Serbus, SouthPoint Financial; Becca Loose and Nikina Howk, BeMobile; Pam Kitzberger, Oak Hills Living Center; and Chad Aukes, Tech Unlimited.

BeMobile remodeled

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee recently visited BeMobile to check out their new remodel. The remodel was commissioned to stay up-to-date and look like corporate Verizon stores, giving it a modern look. One of the big change from the remodel was they removed the large counter in the back ...

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In the photo are: Kathy Van Roekel, NU-Telecom; Andrea Boettger, Design Home Center; Dr. Taylor Oie, Akre & Clark; and Brittney Schmiesing, Chuck Spaeth Ford.

New optometrist welcomed

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee recently welcomed Dr. Taylor Oie, the new optometrist at Drs. Akre and Clark Family Eye Care. Dr. Oie is originally from Lake Crystal, MN and went to college at University of Northwestern St. Paul and optometry school in Big Rapids, Michigan. She wanted to ...

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ACFS mental health center opens New Ulm office NEW ULM — Adult, Child & Family Services, LLC (ACFS), a comprehensive mental health center, has opened an office in New Ulm. ACFS has a team of qualified staff available to accommodate same day appointment requests, short wait times for ...

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Alan Holm appointed to Citizens Bancorporation of New Ulm, Inc., Board of Directors NEW ULM — Citizens Bancorporation of New Ulm, Inc, parent company of Citizens Bank Minnesota, announces the appointment of Alan Holm to the Board of Directors of both companies. Holm and his wife, ...

Shannon Carey

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Shannon Carey on Super Lawyers list MINNEAPOLIS — SiebenCarey, a Minnesota-based personal injury law firm, announced that Shannon C. Carey has been named to the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Each year, Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer ...

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Katie Kuhlmann, a licensed psychologist, opened her practice on Minnesota Street last month. She is hoping to alleviate wait times for mental-health services in New Ulm as most of the services available here have month-long wait times.

A new psychologist in town

NEW ULM — A new psychologist on Minnesota Street is providing much-needed mental health services in town. Licensed psychologist Dr. Katie Kuhlmann opened her practice at 9 1/2 N. Minnesota St. at the beginning of last month. Kuhlmann generally sees people for health issues including ...

Berg named Rising Star Attorney

NEW ULM – Attorney Jeremy M. Berg of Berens, Rodenberg & O’Connor, Chtd., has again been named a Rising Star Attorney by Super Lawyers magazine. Berg is a shareholder and vice-president at Berens, Rodenberg & O’Connor, Chtd. He focuses his practice on the areas of estate and ...

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Stabenow joins Berens Law Firm

NEW ULM — The Berens, Rodenberg & O’Connor, Chtd., law firm announces that Benjamin Stabenow has joined its practice as an associate attorney. A graduate of the University of River Falls-Wisconsin (B.S., 2007) and the Hamline University School of Law (J.D., 2010), Stabenow is ...

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Lauseng joins Thriveon as project engineer

NEW ULM – Thriveon, an IT Strategy and Management company based in Minnesota, has hired David Lauseng as project engineer. As part of the project team, Lauseng collaborates with clients to design and implement technology systems to help companies meet their goals. Lauseng has more than ...

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In the photo are Brittney Schmiesing, Chuck Spaeth Ford; Whitney Jensen, Anytime Fitness; Sheri Dittrich-Reinhart, Mary Kay Cosmetics; and Jan DeLeo, Sid’s Signs On Broadway.

Willkommen Committee welcomes new personal trainer

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee recently welcomed Whitney Jensen, a new personal trainer at Anytime Fitness. Whitney is originally from St. Cloud and went to school in Mankato, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology. ...

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