Monday Business

Thoen makes Forbes list

NEW ULM — Gregory Thoen, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, co-founder and Private Wealth Advisor with Wealth Management Solutions, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial in New Ulm, was named to the list of “Best-in-State Financial Advisors” published by Forbes magazine. The list ...

Scholtz joins Citizens as ag lending officer

NEW ULM — Citizens Bank Minnesota is pleased to announce that Laura Scholtz has joined the Citizens team as an ag lending officer at the La Salle Branch. Scholtz is a graduate of University of Minnesota – Twin Cities with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and Applied Economics. ...

Harren joins museum staff

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at the Brown County Historical Society to welcome Ryan Harren as the museum’s new curator! A 2011 graduate of Minnesota State University-Mankato with a master’s degree in history, Ryan is from Rice, MN, and has ...

Dalton new owner of H&R Block

Kelly Dalton is the new owner of H&R Block in New Ulm, and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently stopped by the offices at 1610 S Broadway to congratulate her! Kelly is not new to H&R Block. She worked there for 16 years before recently purchasing ...

United Prairie celebrates 100 years

MANKATO — United Prairie is celebrating 100 years of business in 2019. The original bank charter of what is now known as United Prairie Bank, started in the year 1919. United Prairie Bank is a family-owned, banking company headquartered in Mankato, Minnesota. The organization serves clients ...

Lori Opitz recognized by American Family Insurance

MADISON, Wis. — Lori Opitz doing business as Lori J Mickelson Agency,) an American Family Insurance agency owner in (New Ulm, MN), has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. “An ...

Beacon receives SGIA safety award

FAIRFAX, Va. — The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) of Fairfax, Virginia, has recognized Beacon and other member companies for their safety efforts throughout 2018. Companies receiving the award completed a number of self-inspection and verification processes that helped improve ...

Three named top-selling agents

NEW ULM — Lisa Besemer, Stephanie Meyer and Kim Hanson of New Ulm Real Estate, were named as the top 3 selling agents in the New Ulm Area for 2018, based on information from the REALTOR Association of Southern MN MLS, for the period 1/1/18 through 12/31/18. They had the highest total sales in ...

Gag Sheet Metal, Inc., named to Circle of Champions

NEW ULM – Gag Sheet Metal, Inc. (GSM) was recognized for its commitment to excellence with a spot in the coveted 2019 Circle of Champions by Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems, a leading supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, is a part of Carrier, a leading ...

Beacon receives SGIA Safety Recognition Award

NEW ULM — The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) out of Fairfax, Virginia, has recognized Beacon Promotions of New Ulm and other member companies for their safety efforts throughout 2018. Companies receiving the award completed a number of self-inspection and verification ...

Dr. Corinne Jordan to offer surgical services at NUMC

NEW ULM — Allina Health’s New Ulm Medical Center welcomed Dr. Corinne Jordan who will offer surgical services to patients at the hospital. Dr. Jordan is a board certified surgeon who specializes in general surgery and breast surgery. Dr. Jordan will also offer her services at Sleepy Eye ...

Seifert joins law firm Fafinski Mark & Johnson

NEW ULM — Fafinski Mark & Johnson, P.A. (FMJ) announced that attorney James Seifert (Jim) has joined the commercial law firm as a Shareholder in its General Corporate & Business and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups. Seifert was previously Executive Vice President, General ...

Reinarts joins Bank Midwest

NEW ULM — Shannon Hillesheim, Market President for Bank Midwest in New Ulm, has announced that Randy Reinarts has joined the bank as a commercial and ag lender effective January 22. A native of Sleepy Eye, Randy holds a Business Finance/Accounting degree from Mankato State University. He ...

Farm show coming up

NEW ULM — The 38th annual New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club Farm Show will be held Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, at the New Ulm Civic Center on the Brown County Fairgrounds in New Ulm. Friday’s hours are 1 to 8 p.m.; Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hub Club show is the ...

Sleepy Eye bank represents industry in Washington, D.C.

SLEEPY EYE — Adam Dittrich, Americana Community Bank President and CEO, was chosen to be part of a delegation of U.S. Community Bankers meeting with freshman congressmen in Washington, D.C. The group of more than 100 bankers and state banking association members representing more than two ...

Century 21 welcomes Daniel Haala to Red Shoe

NEW ULM — Dan Haala has been a full time agent since 2009 specializing in residential, investment, commercial, land, and farm needs in New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and surrounding areas. Dan received his GRI designation in 2011. In his spare time he enjoys sporting events, spending time with his ...

New manager for American Legion Post 132 club

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at the American Legion Post 132 to welcome Denise Palmer as the new manager. Since she started in October, she has been updating the website with more information, helping with the dining room and bar, and fielding ...

New vet greeted at New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center

Dr. Caroline Rauschendorfer is a new veterinarian at New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center. The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by to welcome and meet her. Caroline, who is originally from Michigan, began working here in August. Since graduating from Iowa ...

New kitchen manager welcomed at Green Mill

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at the Green Mill to welcome Adam Aufderheide as the new kitchen manager. Adam comes from Portland, Oregon, where he has been in the restaurant hospitality business since 2002. He has done everything from busing tables ...