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Monday Business

Community systems offer alternative paths for solar growth

MINNEAPOLIS — Strolling his church’s rooftop among 630 solar panels, Bishop Richard Howell Jr. acknowledged climate change isn’t the most pressing concern for his predominantly Black congregation — even though it disproportionately harms people of color and the poor. “The violence ...

Willkommen Holly Hankins

The New Ulm Chamber of Commerce Willkommen Committee welcomed new attorney Holly Hankins to Blethen Berens recently. She grew up in North Mankato and graduated high school from Mankato West. She is a graduate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul. She feels lucky to be in New Ulm and ...

‘Watered-down hope’: Experts wanted more from climate pact

GLASGOW, Scotland — While world leaders and negotiators are hailing the Glasgow climate pact as a good compromise that keeps a key temperature limit alive, many scientists are wondering what planet these leaders are looking at. Crunching the numbers they see a quite different and warmer ...

Ryan Domeier named assistant general manager

NEW ULM — Rooms and Rest Furniture and Mattress, has promoted Ryan Domeier to Assistant General Manager. In his new role, Domeier will be responsible for overseeing all sales and operations for our New Ulm, Austin and Mankato locations. “We could not be more excited about Ryan’s new ...

Willkommen EON

In a ribbon cutting ceremony this month, The Employee Ownership Network (EON) presented a newly remodeled space and new staff. EON CEO Ric Nelson says in the seven years he has been with the company they have increased demand and increased care needs for their clients. They have almost doubled ...

Meyer serving United Prairie financial clients

NEW ULM — Financial Advisor, Kelly Meyer is serving New Ulm area clientele for United Prairie Financial Network. With the passing of longtime area advisor Tim Schultz, Kelly has stepped in to serve Schultz’s clients going forward. “Tim built such great relationships with his clients, ...