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Monday Business

Two welcomed at Bank Midwest

NEW ULM The Willkommen Committee of The New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed two new team members at Bank Midwest. Brooke Ortmann is the new Deposit Sales Manager and supports both Iowa and Minnesota locations. Brooke had previously worked at Bank Midwest in New Ulm for eight years. She ...

Nuvera recognized for Women in Corporate Leadership

NEW ULM — Nuvera was recently placed on the Honor Roll for the 2019 Minnesota Census of Women in Corporate Leadership by St. Catherine University. The Honor Roll is an elite group of Minnesota companies that have 20 percent or more gender diversity in their executive ranks and on their board ...

Hoffmann Counseling Services opens on South Broadway

NEW ULM — Hoffmann Counseling Services, a comprehensive mental health clinic for families, children and adults, opened Sept. 16 at 1227 S. Broadway. Staff includes Clinical Supervisor and New Ulm native Lindsay Boettger, MA, LPCC. A 2004 New Ulm High School graduate, she worked at St. ...

Mark Denn promoted to President/ CEO of Citizens Bank Minnesota

NEW ULM — Citizens Bank Minnesota is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Denn to President/Chief Executive Officer. Denn joined Citizens, La Salle Branch, in 2000 as the Branch Manager. He is a 1987 graduate of Madelia High School, a 1992 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Morris ...

New Windings building at 15 Somsen St.

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped to visit the new Windings building at 15 Somsen St. Windings has purchased the building that used to house Elkay, and has remodeled and expanded it by adding over 10,000 square feet. Heather Braimbridge-Cox, Chief ...

Sleepy Eye Medical Center gets obstetrics award

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye Medical Center was named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics Friday. The Women’s Choice Award signifies Sleepy Eye Medical Center is in the top 17% of 4,982 U.S. hospitals offering obstetrics. Methodology by America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics ...

Pederson completes CCNA certification

NEW ULM — Tanner Pederson, an IT Field Service Technician with Nuvera, recently completed his Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification. Nuvera’s team of experts provide businesses with custom solutions and comprehensive IT plans to stay on track with ever-changing technology. ...

Willkommen Junior Achievement

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Chelsey Mason to her new role as District Manager with Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement partners with schools and area volunteers to offer innovative financial literacy, college & career readiness and ...

Willkommen Frandsen

Submitted photo Frandsen Bank & Trust recently got a face lift and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by to check it out. The interior was remodeled just eight years ago, and it was time that the outside got some updates as well. The building takes up ...

Yager to retire from Citizens Bank

NEW ULM — After 27 years, Kevin Yager, Senior Vice President of Citizens Bank Minnesota, Lafayette Branch, will retire on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Yager joined Citizens, Lafayette Branch, in December 1992 as a Vice President, Agricultural Lender. He was a graduate of the Graduate School of ...

Willkommen, Chayla Henle

Submitted photo The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at New Ulm Real Estate to welcome their newest realtor, Chayla Henle. After studying photography and business management at St. Cloud State University, and in Germany for a semester, she moved to the Twin ...

Willkommen, Gymnastics

Submitted photo Turner Hall Gymnastics and New Ulm Area Gymnastics Academy (NUAGA) have joined forces to make one great gymnastics program and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at Turner Hall to hear about it! Andrea Boettger, GM of Turner Hall and ...

Willkommen, NUMC Staff

Submitted photo The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently stopped at New Ulm Medical Center to welcome new staff: Raquel RoschenWimmer, Physician Assistant; Ashleigh Swearingen, OB/GYN and Keary Johnson, OB/GYN. RoschenWimmer moved to New Ulm in June and ...

Cala Contemporary Woodwork opens new showroom

NEW ULM — A local family business that specializes in handmade furniture from wood and metal, opened a new showroom with an open house Saturday. Cala Contemporary Woodwork owners Harold and Jayme Enamorado celebrated the event with the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Willkommen ...

Minnesota Valley Funeral Home pays dividends

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes & Cremation Services recently paid patronage dividends to its members. Dividends of more than $13,000 went to families that had funerals in 2010 and over $44,000 were sent to the family who were served in 2011, said General Manager, Eric Warmka. ...

New optometrist welcomed

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at Drs. Akre & Clark Family Eye Care office recently to welcome new optometrist, Dr. David King! King comes to Minnesota from southwest Wisconsin, where he attended school in Madison and then later attended college in ...

Pieser adds seminar on Italy

Betsy Pieser, owner of The Details Travel Agency, recently attended an invite-only seminar hosted by the Italian National Tourist Board North America in New York City. “Italia: The luxury of beauty” connected tour operators, hotel owners and destination management companies from Italy with ...

New location for Beruck Studios

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at 1106 South Broadway to welcome Ashley Aukes with Beruck Studios to her new location! Formerly operating out of her husband's business space, Tech Unlimited, Ashley has expanded her equipment and felt the need to have ...

New HR manager at Firmenich

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Kris Wuller as the new HR Manager at Firmenich. Kris has a long-standing history in New Ulm. After finishing her college experience, Kris started her career as a manager at Herberger's. After gaining experience ...

Powerhouse Nutrition opens in downtown Sleepy Eye

In former insurance office SLEEPY EYE — Powerhouse Nutrition recently opened at 135 Main Street West in downtown Sleepy Eye. Owned by Brooklyn Stevenson, the business features Herbalife products including shakes, tea and aloe featuring protein bars, tea packets including fiber and ...