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Monday Business

Carbon-capture pipelines offer climate aid; activists wary

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Two companies seeking to build thousands of miles of pipeline across the Midwest are promising the effort will aid rather than hinder the fight against climate change, though some environmental groups remain skeptical. The pipelines would stretch from North Dakota ...

Berg named super lawyer

NEW ULM - Attorney Jeremy M. Berg of Blethen Berens has been named a 2021 “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine. Berg is a managing partner at the New Ulm office of Blethen Berens. He focuses his practice on the areas of estate and trust planning and administration, elder law, real ...

Summit Orthopedics spine surgeon provides service in Sleepy Eye

SLEEPY EYE — Summit Orthopedics and Sleepy Eye Medical Center (SEMC) announce that David Strothman, M.D., is now seeing patients at SEMC. Dr. Strothman is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgery, disc replacement surgery, and cervical, thoracic and ...

Amazon begins new chapter as Bezos hands over CEO role

NEW YORK — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos stepped down as CEO on Monday, handing over the reins as the company navigates the challenges of a world fighting to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. Andy Jassy, who ran Amazon’s cloud-computing business, replaced Bezos, a change the company ...

Ric Nelson elected board president of ARRM

NEW ULM — Ric Nelson, President and CEO of New Ulm-based EON, Inc., has been elected to a two-year term as President of the Board of Directors for ARRM, a nonprofit association of more than 200 provider organizations, businesses and advocates. Nelson brings more than 25 years of industry ...

Willkommen, Shelby Siderewicz

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce met the new Sales & Catering Director at the New Ulm Conference Center-Green Mill-Best Western Plus recently. Shelby Siderewicz made the move to New Ulm from Omaha, Neb. after COVID took away her dream job at the Ralston Arena ...