Monday Business

Windings celebrates employee ownership

NEW ULM — October was National Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Month. To celebrate, Windings, which is 100 percent employee-owned, had a variety of events to celebrate being employee owners. Some events included special breakfasts, a Halloween costume contest, cookie decorating, a lunch ...

Des Moines Register, Star Tribune are top workplaces

Spirit Lake, Iowa — Bank Midwest has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the states of Iowa and Minnesota by The Des Moines Register and the Star Tribune. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and ...

Landsteiner reaches $1 million sales

NEW ULM — Valley Properties announces thate real estate agent Delaney Landsteiner has reached the Million Dollar Sales status her first year. Delaney Landsteiner started as an agent with Valley Properties in October 2016. She specializes in working with buyers and sellers of residential homes.

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Century 21 agents attend Top Producer Retreat NEW ULM — Lisa Larson and Joyce Krenz, agents at Century 21 Koeckeritz attended Century 21 Top Producer retreat Oct. 14-16th at Atlantis Resort, Nassau Bahamas. As invitees, Lisa and Joyce attended learning seminars, and events featuring new ...

Welcome, Jemison

Submitted photo Troy Jemison is the new Director of Operations at Firmenich, and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Chamber of Commerce recently welcomes him to town and learn more about his position. Jemison and his wife Freida moved to New Ulm from Grand Island Neb., where Troy had ...

Horejsi Graphics moves downtown

NEW ULM — Randy Horejsi (“Horsh”) said he’s been interested in signs and graphics since he was a small child. On top of that, he was born in a racing family. “I used to build model cars and cut out the graphics by hand,” Horejsi said. “My dad Jim (of Redwood Falls) has been ...

New owners at Deutsche Strasse B&B

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee met the new owners at Deutsche Strasse Bed & Breakfast, to congratulate them and to welcome them to New Ulm. Vicki McCauley and David Crinklaw purchased the B&B from Gary and Ramona Sonnenberg, who operated it for the past 20 years. Vicki and ...

Braam gets state award

NEW ULM — Dan Braam was awarded the 2017 Conrad Rettmer Commissioner Award at the Minnesota NAHRO Annual Conference in Duluth on Sept. 28. Braam, who works at Alliance Bank, has been involved in promoting New Ulm and affordable housing and community development for more than 15 years. ...

Howk joins Jensen

NEW ULM — Jensen Buick GMC Cadillac welcomed Andrew Howk to its team. Andrew joined the Parts Department in September. He’s a New Ulm Public High School graduate. After high school he spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. He joins the team after being a shop foreman, ASE ...

JP Plumbing and Heating receives distinguished dealer award

NEW ULM — Early this month JP Plumbing and Heating received the 2016 distinguished dealer award from Terra-Therm, Inc. Terra-Therm is a leader in geothermal heating and cooling systems. Each year they recognize ten dealers for outstanding sales; excellent customer satisfaction, technical ...

New large animal vet in New Ulm

NEW ULM — New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center has a new large animal veterinarian, Kenny Deutz. Deutz is a recent graduate of the Veterinary School at the University of Minnesota, but he is originally from the Marshall area. He grew up on a family farm around every kind of farm animal. ...

New accountant at Karla Havemeier, Ltd.

NEW ULM — The CPA firm of Karla Havemeier, Ltd., announced the addition of Stephanie Trosen to their accounting staff. Stephanie will work in both the firm’s New Ulm and Winthrop offices. After spending 16.5 years in IT at Hutchinson Technology, Inc. (HTI), Stephanie decided to ...

100th Can-Am Defender sold

Recently Leon Krzmarzick of Miller Sellner sold his 100th Can-Am Defender, making him the first dealer in Minnesota to sell 100 of Can-Ams newest side by side vehicle. Can-Am started making the Defender in 2016. Pictured is Leon with the new owner, Tom Kuck from Searles. Submitted photo

Jensen Motors building car wash

NEW ULM — Jensen Motors has broken ground on a new car wash at 2525 S. Broadway St. near their dealership. Rick Jensen said the new car wash will be a state-of-the-art tunnel-style car wash. The tunnel is 95 feet long and contains special neo-tech foam material to clean the car without ...

Green Mill Director of Catering welcomed

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently stopped by Green Mill to meet the new Director of Catering, Chad Cooreman. Chad is originally from Tracy, married his wife (she’s from Hanska), and has lived in New Ulm for 7 years. He has a culinary ...

Ribbon cutting for Pizza Ranch

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting with Mayor Bob Beussman to officially celebrate the opening of Pizza Ranch in New Ulm. Pizza Ranch is under new ownership with new manager, Kevin Siefkes. The Pizza Ranch is owned by ...

New franchise owner at Broadway Subway

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee stopped at the Subway store at 1404 S. Broadway to welcome the new franchise owner and learn more about the business. Amanda Marks from Redwood Falls is the new owner and recently purchased the seven stores in this area, including the three in New Ulm and ...

Ribbon cutting for Bank Midwest

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee recently held a ribbon-cutting with Mayor Beussman to officially celebrate the opening of the new Bank Midwest building and to thank Bank Midwest for their investment in the New Ulm community. The new building, located at 525 ...

Willkommen Committee meets 3M manager

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Denis Miling, the new Plant Manager at 3M in New Ulm. Denis has been with 3M for nearly 30 years. Originally from Michigan, he was a process engineer in New Ulm for seven years, and then ...

Willkommen Committee meets new Executive Director at Woodstone Senior Living

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by recently to meet the new Executive Director at Woodstone Senior Living. Dave Wahl began his new position in July. He had been a print supervisor in Sleepy Eye for the past 10 years and was looking for a ...

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